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 U.S. private sector creates 230,000 jobs in October

U.S. private sector creates 230,000 jobs in October This is the most since June and exceeding economists' expectations

Nov 5 2014, 9:56am CST

IKEA Promises 17 Percent Wage Increase By End of 2015.

IKEA Promises 17 Percent Wage Increase By End of 2015. Swedish-based IKEA offers a minimum of $3.51 increase in wages for all retail outlets and distribution centers by the end of 2015.

Jun 27 2014, 5:42am CDT

Minimum Wage Hike Shunted by Republicans

Minimum Wage Hike Shunted by Republicans The minimum wage hike plans of President Obama and several Democrats have been shunted by Republican Party members. Their objection is that where the money is going to come from has to be decided before any such action is taken.

May 1 2014, 11:42am CDT

Michigan Minimum Wage Increase is a Part of Obama’s Agenda

Michigan Minimum Wage Increase is a Part of Obama’s Agenda The minimum wage increase in Michigan and several other states is a part of President Obama’s agenda. And despite the forestalling measures of rigid Republicans it is going to be put into action.

Apr 3 2014, 8:03am CDT

Buried $10 Million In Gold Wasn't Stolen After All---Until Taxes, That Is The story of an older couple walking their dog who discovered a buried cache of $10M in gold coins made you feel good. But shortly after the story broke, some claimed the coins were stolen. Turns out there was a theft...

Mar 7 2014, 1:11am CST

Gap Hourly Wage Rate Increased to $9

Gap Hourly Wage Rate Increased The economy of the United States needs a boost. And is there a better way of fomenting this monetary ferment then by increasing the wage rate? Gap recently increased its hourly wage rate to nine dollars. Next year this will be further extended to $10.

Feb 20 2014, 9:30am CST

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A Bullish Case For Janet Yellen, Our Confused New Fed Chairman As is well known now, Janet Yellen was confirmed last Monday as Fed Chairman. On its face, this should concern those who desire economic growth. Figure the Fed itself is superfluous. We don’t need a federally chartered...

Jan 12 2014, 8:26am CST

Welcome To The New Startup Nation

Welcome To The New Startup Nation The following guest post is by Juan Cartagena, founder and CEO of Traity, which measures people´s personal strengths.  Context: I am from Spain, a country with 25% unemployment and 47% youth unemployment. When I read...

Jan 2 2014, 8:51am CST

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The Metro Areas With The Most Economic Momentum Going Into 2014

The Metro Areas With The Most Economic Momentum Going Into 2014 America’s economy may be picking up steam, but it remains a story of parts, with the various regions of the country performing in often radically divergent ways. To identify the regions with the most momentum coming out...

Dec 26 2013, 3:01pm CST

Why 2014 Could Be An Explosive Year For Japanese Stocks

Why 2014 Could Be An Explosive Year For Japanese Stocks Source: Bigcharts.com On December 5th, I published an update in which I showed an important resistance level at 16,000 that needed to be broken above for further confirmation of the bull market. This level was broken...

Dec 26 2013, 12:26am CST

Minimum Wage Hike will be Increased in 2016

Minimum Wage Hike Increased by WCC The Washington City Council (WCC) will increase the minimum wage hike to $11.50 on an hourly basis in the year 2016. This decision is based on the financially fit region’s demographics and economic conditions.

Dec 24 2013, 5:03am CST

Japan And Abecomics In 2014: One Chart To Watch

Japan And Abecomics In 2014: One Chart To Watch This is all you need to know about Abenomics and the Nikkei 225: We are on the front line between reflation and deflation. The market wants to cross into the territory of growth and expansion, but it has structural...

Dec 23 2013, 10:46am CST

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New York's 5 Gifts For Employers In 2014: What State And City Employers Need To Know Heading Into The New Year Mark Goldstein contributed to the content of this post. 2013, a hectic year for labor and employment practitioners in New York, yielded mixed results for employers and, in too many instances, presented more questions...

Dec 23 2013, 9:56am CST

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Why Did They Call It The "Federal Reserve" System? One hundred years ago today President Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act, thus creating the Federal Reserve System, our central bank. It wasn’t called the Bank of the United States, following the lead of the Bank of...

Dec 23 2013, 9:36am CST

Russia's Economy Is Decelerating Sharply, But It's Still Close To Full Employment

Russia's Economy Is Decelerating Sharply, But It's Still Close To Full Employment Russia’s economy has had a lousy 2013. Estimates of GDP growth have been getting smaller and smaller with each passing week. The current consensus is for full-year growth of 1.4%, but given the frequency with which that...

Dec 23 2013, 9:26am CST

Financial Repression From The Obama Administration: How Savers May Be Forced To Buy Federal Debt

Financial Repression From The Obama Administration: How Savers May Be Forced To Buy Federal Debt By William Tucker As still another showdown over the national debt looms, some experts are concerned that the Obama Administration is poised to begin forcing Americans to stock their retirement accounts with low-return...

Dec 23 2013, 7:16am CST

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Keynes and Copernicus: The Debasement Of Money Overthrows The Social Order And Governments The United States Senate moves toward the confirmation of Janet Yellen, now posited for next January 6th, as chair of the Federal Reserve System.   Let us in this moment of recess reflect on eerily similar observations...

Dec 23 2013, 7:16am CST

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In China, Rates Soar, Stocks Fall, Businesses Fail On Friday, fears of another quarter-end credit crunch drove money-market rates in China sharply higher despite emergency central bank intervention announced Thursday.  In the last five business days, interbank rates...

Dec 22 2013, 5:01pm CST

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Paul Krugman's Excellent Point About Uber's Surge Pricing Paul Krugman is using Uber’s surge pricing as an example, as something to bolster a core part of the Keynesian economic model. But that’s fine for he’s doing it really rather well. The basic point is that we all rather...

Dec 22 2013, 9:11am CST

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The Fed Will Still Provide Massive QE Next Year The Federal Reserve announced this week that it will provide $75 billion of quantitative easing (QE) in January, a massive amount, and will provide large though diminishing amounts of additional stimulus for months...

Dec 20 2013, 2:41pm CST

U.S. GDP Grew 4.1% In Third Quarter, More Than Previously Estimated

U.S. GDP Grew 4.1% In Third Quarter, More Than Previously Estimated New data shows the economy is growing, giving support to the Federal Reserve’s decision to begin cutting back on asset purchases earlier this week and leading the stock market to a strong Friday open. According to the...

Dec 20 2013, 9:06am CST

100 Years Later, The Federal Reserve Has Failed At Everything It's Tried

100 Years Later, The Federal Reserve Has Failed At Everything It's Tried On Dec. 23, 1913, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Owen Glass Act, creating the Federal Reserve. As we note its centennial, what has the Fed accomplished during the last 100 years? The stated original purposes were...

Dec 20 2013, 8:34am CST

$11.50 Minimum Wage Approved

$11.50 Minimum Wage Approved by Washington's City Council Washington's city council has approved to raise the minimum wage from $8.25 to $11.50 an hour on Tuesday. This raise in the minimum wage will be effective in 2016 in the US capital.

Dec 18 2013, 6:21am CST

Janet Yellen follows Ben Bernanke as Fed Chief

Janet Yellen follows Ben Bernanke as Fed Chief Ben Bernanke will step down as Fed Chief in January. President Obama will nominate Janet Yellen.

Oct 9 2013, 7:35am CDT