Recent layoffs could be a sign of lessons from the Great Recession

Dec 4, 2018
Major company layoffs are not tied to economic worries necessarily.

As two more states hike their minimum wage, what are the chances of a federal increase?

Nov 8, 2018
Arkansas and Missouri voted to raise their minimum wages on Tuesday. Is the federal government next?
Protesters rally against Labor nominee Andrew Puzder outside of a Hardee's restaurant on February 13, 2017 in St Louis, Missouri.
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President Trump wants companies to report earnings less often. Good idea?

Aug 17, 2018
There’s a dance called earnings season that happens in the corporate world every three months. Public companies are required to open their books and add up all those debits and credits so that investors, analysts, and the media can comb…
US President Donald Trump, center, hosts a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Aug. 16, 2018 in Washington, DC. 
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What CEOs are saying on earnings calls this month

Jul 30, 2018
The execs are stuck between tariffs and shareholders right now. They’re hoping you will save them.
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How artificial intelligence can be applied to the real world

May 10, 2018
AI can generate trillions for companies, according to a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute.
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TPP re-think could boost U.S.-Pacific trade

Apr 13, 2018
The world has had about a day to digest President Donald Trump’s 180-degree turn on trade. We are talking about TPP — the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Candidate Trump railed against TPP. He pulled the U.S out in his first week as president.…

How businesses use your Facebook data

Mar 23, 2018
The platform's data is a treasure trove for companies.
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Facebook and other tech stocks plunge as U.S. indexes skid

Mar 19, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) – A sharp loss for Facebook is dragging technology companies lower Monday as U.S. stock indexes skid. The social media company is facing new criticism related to privacy issues following reports that a data mining firm working…
A employee eats lunch in the canteen at Facebook's new headquarters, designed by Canadian-born American architect Frank Gehry, at Rathbone Place in central London on Dec. 4, 2017. 
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