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Jan 4, 2019
The Labor Department’s jobs report for December was unequivocally strong, but it can be hard to square a good month of hiring with predictions of an economic slowdown and the market turbulence as of late. But when it comes to…
Jan 2, 2019
As of this week, there are some tariffs around the world that are falling. Six Pacific Rim nations, including Japan, Australia and Mexico, are lowering tariffs for a number of products and services, with five other countries set to join…
Dec 31, 2018
Twenty states are raising their minimum wages as we usher in 2019.
Dec 28, 2018
Volatility impacts a company’s stock price, which has big consequences for the company itself, not just for the investors. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Dec 26, 2018
We’re now five days into the partial government shutdown. While the Senate is expected to reconvene Thursday and resume negotiations over how to end the shutdown, odds are that it’ll continue into January. The impasse is already cutting into the…
Dec 26, 2018
The economic effects have been largely obscured by the holidays, but will start showing up soon.
Dec 20, 2018
Today the Altria Group – the tobacco giant that used to be known as Philip Morris – announced it’s spending $12.8 billion to buy a 35 percent stake in Juul Labs. That’s the e-cigarette maker that dominates the vaping market…