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9:58 a.m. Oct. 17, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
This 29-year-old woman lost her job and is looking for healthy ‘poor people meals’ Here’s what Reddit users and nutrition experts say she should eat on a budgetHere’s what Reddit users and nutrition experts say she should eat on a budget
2:09 p.m. Oct. 16, 2019 - By Livability
The top 10 college towns in the U.S. in 2019 Go to school and stay for good — these towns have it allFrom academics to job opportunities to fun things to do, these college towns come out on top.
5:22 a.m. Oct. 16, 2019 - By Paul Brandus
Trump continues to hoodwink his base on the economyYou know what else isn’t real? Just about everything Trump has said about how he’d be great for the U.S. economy.
1:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
The No. 1 highest paid, most in-demand job in every U.S. state There’s probably never been a better time since the Great Recession to start looking for a new jobThere’s probably never been a better time since the Great Recession to start looking for a new job.
1:29 p.m. Oct. 13, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
Male surgeons are paid more than female surgeons, even in fields like gynecology Women also had fewer chances to perform higher-paying surgeries, according to a new Canadian studyWomen also had fewer chances to perform higher-paying surgeries, according to a new Canadian study.
1:26 p.m. Oct. 13, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
Here are the U.S. cities with the highest growth in job openings and wages The analysis was carried out by Glassdoor based across major metro areasThe analysis was carried out by Glassdoor based across major metro areas.
11:20 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
Low consumer inflation opens the door for Fed to cut interest rates further Increase in CPI inflation in past 12 months unchanged at 1.7%Consumer inflation in the U.S. was held in check in September by falling prices of gasoline and used vehicles, offsetting increases in rent and prepared foods. The low and stable rate of inflation gives the Federal Reserve the leeway to cut interest rates again.
8:46 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019 - By Leslie Albrecht
American parents can learn from ‘happier’ moms and dads in this European country Moms in the U.S. who work full-time spend more hours on domestic chores than working dadsMoms in the U.S. who work full-time spend more hours on domestic chores than working dads.
6:57 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019 - Barrons.com
Social Security’s 2020 Cost-of-Living Bump: 1.6% The Social Security Administration announced a 1.6% cost-of-living adjustment for 2020, meaning the average retiree will get $24 more each month, for an average monthly check of about $1,503.
6:12 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
How to help a coworker who may be at risk for suicide World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10 helps to educate, raise awareness and reduce the social stigma of mental-health issuesWorld Mental Health Day on Oct. 10 helps to educate, raise awareness and reduce the social stigma of mental-health issues.
4:49 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019 - By Caroline Baum
Trump says economy is the ‘greatest,’ Powell says it’s in a ‘good place,’ but both are wrong How can an economy be ‘good’ if it needs lots of help to keep it stable? President Donald Trump says he’s presiding over “the greatest economy in the history of the U.S.” Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says the economy is “in a good place.” Neither is right.
8:47 a.m. Oct. 8, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
This is America’s No. 1 college major for salary and job availability This new ranking takes account of pay, unemployment rate and the need for advanced degreesThis new ranking takes account of pay, unemployment rate and the need for advanced degrees.
8:13 p.m. Oct. 7, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Why automation could disproportionately hurt black workers Some 132,000 African-American jobs projected to be displaced due to automation by the year 2030Some 132,000 African-American jobs projected to be displaced due to automation by the year 2030.
7:17 p.m. Oct. 7, 2019 - MarketWatch
China's Caixin services PMI hits 7-month lowBEIJING--China's services activity expanded at its slowest pace in seven months, a private gauge showed, in line with official data that pointed to a deceleration in growth. The Caixin China services purchasing managers index slipped to 51.3 in September from 52.1 in August, Caixin Media Co. and research firm Markit said Tuesday.
6:55 a.m. Oct. 7, 2019 - Barrons.com
Levi Strauss, Delta Air Lines, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week In a quiet week for earnings, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell will give a speech and the Federal Open Market Committee will release the minutes of its mid-September meeting.
4:35 a.m. Oct. 6, 2019 - Barrons.com
These U.S. Cities Have the Highest Job Growth and Wage Increases A new Glassdoor analysis is based on millions of online jobs and salaries in major metro areas across the U.S.
4:00 a.m. Oct. 5, 2019 - By Brett Arends
Watch out for these 10 ‘retirement killers’ Learn from the mistakes of these retireesLearn from the mistakes of these retirees.
5:02 p.m. Oct. 4, 2019 - Barrons.com
Skies Brighten for Delta Air Lines Delta shares are cheap, but earnings are rising, and the balance sheet is strong
12:15 p.m. Oct. 4, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
2-year Treasury yield sees biggest weekly decline since May even after Friday gain U.S. unemployment rate falls to a 50-year lowTreasury yields mostly fell Friday after the U.S. September jobs report showed the labor market was weakening but not at a pace that would merit the increased fears of a coming recession.
8:14 a.m. Oct. 1, 2019 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
A manufacturing downturn could still hurt the broader U.S. economy, but not trigger a recession as in the past Decline in manufacturing puts pressure on consumers to spendFrom the 1950s through the 1970s, the manufacturing sector was the ship propelling the U.S. economy, but that ship has sailed which means the recent slowdown in factory activity is unlikely by itself to trigger a recession.
11:12 a.m. Sept. 29, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
The ‘best job in America’ pays over $108,000 a year — and has a high number of openings This analysis is based on median salary, overall job satisfaction and the number of job openingsThis analysis is based on median salary, overall job satisfaction and the number of job openings.
11:00 a.m. Sept. 29, 2019 - Barrons.com
McCormick, Costco, PepsiCo, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week Home builder Lennar and adult-beverage purveyor Constellation Brands will also report earnings. This week’s economic releases include data on manufacturing and services and the September jobs report on Friday.
11:38 a.m. Sept. 28, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
There are precious few places in America where the average worker can afford a median-priced home Home prices are rising faster than wages across most of the countryHome prices are rising faster than wages across most of the country.
1:41 a.m. Sept. 25, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
Why Walmart, Disney and so many other companies are paying for their employees’ college education From McDonald’s to Starbucks, a slew of employers have launched or expanded education assistance benefitsFrom McDonald’s to Starbucks, a slew of employers have launched or expanded education assistance benefits.
8:52 a.m. Sept. 19, 2019 - By Carmen M. Reinhart
Powell’s dilemma: Easing offsets trade uncertainty, but invites more of the same from Trump To Trump’s dismay, the Fed won’t join global race to the bottom Probably to Jerome Powell’s deep and never-to-be-expressed frustration, the Fed is setting monetary policy in a way that increases the likelihood that Donald Trump will be re-elected next year.
6:21 a.m. Sept. 18, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Children in stricter middle schools are less likely to go to college — and more likely to get arrested Researchers from Harvard University’s Kennedy School and the University of Colorado analyzed data on suspension ratesResearchers from Harvard University’s Kennedy School and the University of Colorado analyzed data on suspension rates.
5:52 a.m. Sept. 18, 2019 - By Kerry Hannon
Why working has become the new retirement The gap has narrowed between planning to work in retirement and actually doing soMany retirees work part time because they enjoy it, want extra money, and want to stay intellectually engaged.
5:05 a.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
Why the striking workers at General Motors are so extraordinary Nearly 50,000 United Auto Worker members walked off the jobNearly 50,000 United Auto Worker members walked off the job.
2:05 a.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - Barrons.com
Here’s How Much the Fastest Growing Jobs in the U.S. Pay The worst paid profession improves the quality of life of millions of Americans and their elderly family members
7:48 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Rex Nutting
Absolutely no economic reason for a recession, but ‘we’ll probably have one anyway’ Political risks may push us over the edge, says award-winning forecaster Lou CrandallLou Crandall, chief economist at Wrightson ICAP and the winner of MarketWatch’s Forecaster of the Month contest, says the economy is OK, but political risks could cause a recession by the end of next year.
5:43 a.m. Sept. 11, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
The share of Americans with health insurance just dropped for the first time since the Great Recession More children, ages 19 and under, lacked health-care coverage in 2018 compared to a year earlierMore children, ages 19 and under, lacked health-care coverage in 2018 compared to a year earlier.
3:30 a.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - Barrons.com
Apple, GameStop, Oracle, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week Apple announces its lineup of new iPhones, and we’ll see earnings reports from Broadcom and Kroger as well. Economic data focuses on the consumer.
5:22 a.m. Sept. 7, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
Fewer young people are working — here’s why that could be a good thing Youth employment rates are expected to decline through the next 10 years, experts sayYouth employment rates are expected to decline through the next 10 years, experts say.
4:38 p.m. Sept. 6, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Wait for a 5G iPhone Begins Apple is expected to launch its next iPhone this week. Consumer interest has rarely been lower.
9:50 a.m. Sept. 6, 2019 - Barrons.com
Job Market Has Room to Run—if the Fed Lets It While the U.S. labor market is doing OK, it could be doing even better had the Federal Reserve not been misled by data on employment growth that has since been revised
5:51 a.m. Sept. 6, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
4 fast-growing medical jobs that pay at least $100,000 (and don’t require an M.D.) More than half of the fastest growing jobs over the next decade will be in health care, according to the Bureau of Labor StatisticsMore than half of the fastest growing jobs over the next decade will be in health care, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
12:55 p.m. Sept. 5, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
The Fed could push falling mortgage rates even lower and four fast-growing medical jobs that pay six figures (and don’t require an M.D.) Thursday's Personal Finance Stories Thursday's Personal Finance StoriesThursday's Personal Finance Stories
9:07 a.m. Sept. 5, 2019 - Barrons.com
Treasury Yields Are on Pace for a Record-Setting Jump Renewed optimism about the potential for a trade deal between the U.S. and China caused stocks to rally and prices of safe-harbor assets like Treasuries and gold to tumble.
4:57 a.m. Sept. 2, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
The No. 1 job in America with the ‘best career opportunities’ pays $112,000 a year — and it’s not in tech Here’s one thing to get you out of bed in the morning: a meaningful job with a high possibility of advancementHere’s one thing to get you out of bed in the morning: a meaningful job with a high possibility of advancement.
4:48 a.m. Sept. 2, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
This all-too common life event can double your risk of filing for bankruptcy The researchers analyzed Bureau of Labor Statistics data of more than 12,500 peopleThe researchers analyzed Bureau of Labor Statistics data of more than 12,500 people.
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