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Strike out: More workers take to the picket lines

Sep 5, 2011
Work stoppages and strikes are on the rise. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that we're tracking to have more workers on strike this...
Posted In: Jobs, labor day

The New American dream? Try the lottery

Sep 2, 2011
What is that, exactly? A good job? Your own house? Your own car? Americans appear to be substituting that dream for a more immediate reverie:...

No more land of the free?

Sep 1, 2011
Want free checking? Don't go to a big bank. A report from Moebs Services, which tracks banking activity, says the number of big banks offering fr...

Trade off

Aug 31, 2011
Trade in America is slowing. A report from the OECD today says the growth we saw in both imports and exports earlier this year is settling back a...
Posted In: trade

Subprime rising

Aug 30, 2011
Lenders are getting more comfortable with risk. That's the conclusion of a study by Experian, which found subprime borrowers are finding it easie...
Posted In: car loan, subprime

Small businesses are hiring: survey

Aug 29, 2011
A survey from Intuit reports today that small businesses have created 35,000 jobs so far this month....
Posted In: Small Business

Tiffany earnings rise 33%

Aug 26, 2011
Strong international sales drove higher second quarter earnings from the high-end jeweler. That good news from Tiffany pushes The Marketplace Ind...
Posted In: The Breakdown: Markets, tiffany & co.

Is American girl power waning?

Aug 25, 2011
Forbes magazine has dropped 20 Americans from its list of the world's 100 most powerful women. This sorry state of affairs sets The Marketplace...
Posted In: Forbes

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About this collection

The economy is changing and so is the future of your job. In this special report from the Marketplace Sustainability Desk, we're looking at the jobs market and what the past and future will mean for us and our kids, the workers of the next generation. Plus, use our Future-Jobs-O-Matic app to find out the forecasts and prospects of more than 550 jobs as rated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.