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March Jobs Report Doesn't Tell the Full Story; Here's Why

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7:52 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Bond buyers blindsided by higher inflation expectations after price pressures resurfaceAfter worrying over the prospect of deflation, Wall Street investors this week were hit by a combination of economic reports that suggest such concerns were overdone.
2:30 a.m. Aug. 12, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Virus Could Be Distorting the Job Market’s Normal-Looking Data New data on job openings, hiring, and quitting shows how the labor market has been behaving very differently compared with previous downturns. Workers afraid of getting sick may be affecting the data.
8:35 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Here’s how much a reduction in extra unemployment benefits could slash consumer spending Such research may help inform the debate between Republican and Democratic lawmakers who continue to clash over federal unemployment benefits Such research may help inform the debate between Republican and Democratic lawmakers who continue to clash over federal unemployment benefits.
6:21 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
Treasuries Are Selling Off. That’s Good News. The 10-year Treasury yield has climbed above 0.6%, thanks to a series of auctions that kick off today and early signs of strengthening inflation.
11:00 a.m. Aug. 9, 2020 - Barrons.com
Lyft, DraftKings, Marriott, Cisco, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week Second-quarter earnings season continues with results from Applied Materials, Barrick Gold, DraftKings, Lyft, and Occidental Petroleum. Plus, inflation and consumer sentiment data.
3:38 p.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - Barrons.com
For DraftKings, the Games Must Go On A key revenue stream for DraftKings, the online fantasy and sports wagering company, could be in danger if Covid-19 outbreaks plague the comeback of U.S. sports.
3:05 p.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - Barrons.com
Friday’s Jobs Report Was a Pleasant Surprise. But the Recovery Remains Limited. Most of the job gains came from a handful of hard-hit sectors and took the form of part-time jobs. The rest of the economy saw little improvement.
11:43 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - By Erin El Issa
Women and credit: In the 1990s, women made strides in politics, and pop culture rewrites what it means to be a girl Four women were elected to the Senate, and the Family and Medical Leave Act was passedThis series examines the financial progress made by women in the U.S. since the Equal Credit Opportunity Act was passed in 1974.
4:55 a.m. Aug. 6, 2020 - Barrons.com
Here’s How Congress Could Cripple a Faltering Recovery Failure to approve major aid to state and localities could hit GDP much more than the end of $600 weekly jobless checks.
3:41 a.m. Aug. 6, 2020 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: Bezos Sells Amazon Stock and Raises $3 Billion. That’s Nothing. Trump and Biden change their convention plans (again), first top-level college sports team cancels 2020 season, drugmakers sign deals for vaccines, and other news to start your day.
3:00 a.m. Aug. 6, 2020 - Barrons.com
Why Friday’s Jobs Report Could Be Ugly Other data from the government and private-sector sources all suggest the labor market recovery has stalled.
6:11 a.m. Aug. 3, 2020 - By Peter Morici
There's a far simpler way to help struggling Americans and businesses than a rehash of the convoluted CARES Act and PPP programThese steps would provide clear incentives and rewards to seek and create jobs.
11:00 a.m. Aug. 2, 2020 - Barrons.com
Disney, T-Mobile, CVS, Activision Blizzard, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week Second-quarter earnings season continues with results from Disney, T-Mobile, Fox, ViacomCBS, and Clorox. Video-game makers Take-Two and Activision Blizzard also report. Plus, July jobs data.
4:37 p.m. July 31, 2020 - Barrons.com
Allegiant Flies Above the Pack With Its Budget-Meets-Leisure Formula In a year in which airlines have gotten hammered by the pandemic, a carrier with ultralow costs and flexible scheduling takes the lead. Not that the flight may not get a little rough.
12:53 p.m. July 29, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
This is the age group most affected by the COVID crisis Some fared worse than othersSome fared worse than others.
8:25 a.m. July 26, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘I’m having a hard time understanding how earning over $200,000 a year is too much to qualify for a decent stimulus check’ ‘People who are making nothing or very little are receiving this money, so why can’t the people who are paying the most taxes receive some of it back?’‘People who are making nothing or very little are receiving this money, so why can’t the people who are paying the most taxes receive some of it back?’
7:05 a.m. July 25, 2020 - By Howard Gold
Take Social Security at 62? Here’s when it makes sense to do it Waiting until later is ideal but life can get in the wayWaiting until later is ideal but life can get in the way
6:44 p.m. July 24, 2020 - Barrons.com
Office Real-Estate Market Faces Slow Growth, Low Returns The work-from-home trend bodes especially poorly for expensive coastal cities. Plus, market newsletter commentary on the dollar’s drop, MMT, and the grim outlook for value investing.
5:51 a.m. July 23, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
The extra $600 Americans get in weekly unemployment benefits ends this month — how lawmakers are proposing to replace it Extending the extra $600 could discourage people from returning to work, some lawmakers sayExtending the extra $600 could discourage people from returning to work, some lawmakers say.
1:00 p.m. July 17, 2020 - Barrons.com
Forget the Income Cliff for a Moment. The U.S. Is About to Go Over a Child-Care Cliff. What happens in the fall—whether and how schools reopen—is crucial to the economic recovery that is under way and will affect American households and the broader economy for generations.
8:55 a.m. July 14, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
More Americans are worried about retirement now — and their plans have changed The coronavirus has the potential to upend many Americans' retirement plans
2:51 p.m. July 12, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Banks Are Reporting Earnings. The Best Advice: Think Long Term. The good news: the big banks didn’t cause the pandemic. The bad news: So far it’s been difficult to tell how badly they’ll be hurt.
11:00 a.m. July 12, 2020 - Barrons.com
Netflix, Goldman Sachs, Delta, JPMorgan Chase, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week Second-quarter earnings season begins this week. Plus, data on retail sales, consumer sentiment, and inflation.
4:16 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
More healthy, affordable items on the menu for Danone, says CEO “People will move to healthier versions of comfort foods and rebalance their diets as the pandemic continues,” Danone CEO saysEmmanuel Faber, chief executive of Danone, says people will have to rebalance their diets as the pandemic continues.
9:07 a.m. July 10, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Soaring demand for federal jobless benefits points to fresh fissures in the U.S. economy More than 14 million Americans are getting federal jobless benefitsThe number of unemployed Americans collecting jobless benefits through a temporary federal-relief program has exploded in the past month to more than 14 million, suggesting the U.S. labor market is facing a fresh set of problems.
6:29 a.m. July 10, 2020 - By Jillian Berman
Class of 2020 graduate on leaving school in a COVID economy: 'I’m just going to get any job that I can to make use of myself'
8:19 a.m. July 8, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
Three reasons you don’t see many people of color in the financial services industry — and how to fix it Just 6.9% of personal financial advisers are black — 82.2% are white Just 6.9% of personal financial advisers are black—82.2% are white.
3:00 a.m. July 7, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Housing Market Is Improving, Analyst Says. These Five Builders Could Outperform. Housing demand is alive and well, according to a Monday research report from Wedbush—and builders could stand to benefit.
12:00 a.m. July 6, 2020 - Barrons.com
Levi Strauss, Costco, Walgreens and More Stocks to Watch This Week Also watch for economic data from several purchasing manager indexes as well as more jobs information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
2:57 p.m. July 5, 2020 - Barrons.com
Zwift Makes the Tour de France a Virtual Cycling Race Starting on July 4, dozens of professional cyclists will take part in a virtual Tour de France over three weekends on a cycling platform known as Zwift.
4:38 a.m. July 4, 2020 - By Howard Gold
When taking Social Security at 62 makes sense Waiting until later is ideal but life can get in the wayWaiting until later is ideal but life can get in the way
3:58 a.m. July 4, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
The extra $600 Americans receive in unemployment benefits ends this month — here’s what else is on the table The Trump administration and leading Republicans say extending these benefits would be akin to paying Americans not to workThe Trump administration and leading Republicans say extending these benefits would be akin to paying Americans not to work.
5:36 p.m. July 2, 2020 - Barrons.com
IdeaLab’s Bill Gross on the Trillion-Dollar Jackpot: Solving Climate Change The time has come, the green tech entrepreneur declares, to tackle the greatest investment opportunity in history. He has a few ideas.
1:28 p.m. July 2, 2020 - Barrons.com
Texas Issues Face Mask Mandate Here’s what you need to know about the impact of Covid-19 to navigate the markets today.
7:27 a.m. July 2, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. regains 4.8 million jobs in June and unemployment falls to 11.1%, but rehiring poised to slow Employment could slow if coronavirus cases continue to riseThe U.S. added 4.8 million jobs in June and the unemployment rate fell for the second straight month to 11.1%, but the economy’s recuperation from the coronavirus might already be suffering a setback from a renewed surge in COVID-19 cases.
2:47 p.m. July 1, 2020 - Barrons.com
House Votes to Extend Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses Here’s what you need to know about the impact of Covid-19 to navigate the markets today.
11:50 a.m. July 1, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. seen adding almost 4 million jobs in June — but is the momentum already fading? Many people return to work, but coronavirus spike raises alarms Wall Street is divining an increase of nearly 4 million jobs in June as the U.S. recovers from the coronavirus lockdowns, but really, it’s anyone’s guess given the sheer magnitude of the pandemic’s reverberations.
10:46 a.m. July 1, 2020 - By Andrew Duguay
To avoid a step backwards this summer, Congress must renew enhanced unemployment benefits About 30 million Americans could see a big drop in their incomes, which would crush consumer spending The early indicators from the reopening of the U.S. economy are showing positive signs of recovery, but this momentum may be short-lived if the government doesn’t take measures to counter a potential economic dip this summer
4:03 a.m. July 1, 2020 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: Another Reminder That Coronavirus Isn’t Going Away: Denny’s Is Selling Stock. Fauci delivers a stark message to lawmakers, the U.S. and China escalate again, an early jobs report, and other news to start your day.
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