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Job Fair Held In Midtown Manhattan

Labor's monthly jobs report and the middle class

Feb 10, 2015
Over the past year, more jobs have been created in the middle of the pay scale.
Posted In: JOLTS, job market, low-wage

Heinz catches up to modern tastes

Feb 10, 2015
Here are the numbers we're watching for Tuesday.

Average tax refund so far this year is about $3,500

Feb 9, 2015
Why are you people filing your returns so early?
Posted In: IRS, Taxes, refund

Who lives in a money-making pineapple under the sea?

Feb 9, 2015
Here's what we're reading and the numbers we're watching for Monday.

Job creation over past 3 months strongest since 1997

Feb 6, 2015
New jobs are across the economic spectrum; 257,000 added in January.

The business of cheating: Ashley Madison and how to sell infidelity

Feb 6, 2015
How do you market something that repulses consumers?
Posted In: cheating, relationships, infidelity, ashley madison
A billboard claiming to be from an unhappy wife railing against her husband's infidelity hangs in Chicago in July 2006.

The psychology behind cheating

Feb 6, 2015
Duke professor and dishonesty expert Dan Ariely explains why people cheat in business and in life.
Posted In: cheating, psychology, Economics, behavioral economics, lies
Screenshot of Candy Crush Saga logo from King Digital Entertainment PLC,

App sales plateau in the age of 'freemium'

Feb 6, 2015
Free to download, apps have items for sale. Business model tantalizes developers.
Posted In: freemium, apps, app store

Beware: The Left Shark is litigious

Feb 6, 2015
The numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.

Lack of paid sick leave endangers healthy workers

Feb 5, 2015
Restaurant and retail workers are the least likely to get paid sick days.
Posted In: sick day, waiters, Retail