This morning’s report is more evidence that the thawing of the labor market has picked up speed of late.
For all the headlines devoted to the event, you’d think this was a really big deal.
Since the recession ended, the economy has never grown fast enough to make up for lost ground – and that’s helping to keep household income depressed for as much as half the population.
The Fed has no good choices. If easy-money ends, the economy will slow even more. But continuing the policy risks inflation.
Boca Raton, Fla.-based Office Depot Inc. and Naperville, Ill.-based OfficeMax said holders of OfficeMax shares will receive 2.69 shares of Office Depot for every OfficeMax share they own.
U.S. companies have spent $219 billion on mergers and acquisitions so far in 2013, a sharp increase from 2012, when firms spent just $85 billion during the same period.
Of the proposals in President Obama’s State of the Union address, the one that’s perhaps getting the most attention is his push to have the federal minimum wage raised from $7.25 to $9.00 per hour.
A host of factors outside of the government’s control will likely hold back the economy for at least another year.
Amid President Obama’s call to postpone the pain of sequestration, signs that a solution may be elusive.
Up until 100 years ago – exactly 100 years ago this weekend, in fact – it wasn’t constitutional for the Federal Government to tax individual incomes.
A spike in home prices shows that the housing market is continuing its slow path to recovery.
Is a new leader with a bit of prosecutorial zeal all that’s needed at the SEC?
Saving is hard enough. The payroll tax hike will cost the average worker $700, tempting you to cut saving instead of spending. Look out.