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Jobs Report: U.S. Added 223,000 Jobs In June As Unemployment Rate Moved Down To 5.3%

Employers added 223,000 jobs in June, according to the latest jobs report out from the Bureau of Labor Statistic Thursday morning. Economists were forecasting an addition of around 230,000 jobs. The unemployment rate, which is drawn from a different survey, came in at 5.3%. Down from 5.5% in May this is the lowest rate [...]

How Much Do Silicon Valley Firms Really Earn?

If you missed the big Barron’s story this past weekend on Silicon Valley’s accounting, you should check it out. There has always been a element of bullshit in not expensing stock options, but this has now become absurd.   COmpaore & COntrast Source: Barron’s

IMF warns Greece needs debt extension

The International Monetary Fund warned that Greece could need an extension of its European Union loans. ||| The International Monetary Fund warned on Thursday that Greece would need an extension of its European Union loans and a large debt writeoff if it grows more slowly than expected and economic reforms are not implemented. Show More Summary

How Does Austin Compare to Silicon Valley For Startups?

What is Austin like for startups and tech companies? How does it compare to Silicon Valley?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. Show More Summary

Standard Deduction: Jeb Bush Tax Returns Recall Old Days of Shelters

Mr. Bush paid an effective tax rate of 40 percent in 2013, but his dealings in real estate allowed him to pay almost no income tax in the 1980s.

Varoufakis: I’ll go if it’s a ‘Yes’ vote

Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says he’ll quit if Greece votes to accept creditors’ bailout proposals. ||| Athens - Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said he’ll quit if Greece votes to accept creditors’ bailout proposals in Sunday’s referendum. Show More Summary

Bond ETFs Rally as Jobs Number Disappoints

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, listens to a question during a news conference following a Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in Washington, D.C. Bond exchange-traded funds are rallying after Friday’s lackluster jobs report, but the latest report didn’t add much to the conversation. A hot jobs number would [...]

Netflix releases first trailer for reboot of cult hit Wet Hot American Summer

Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler, and Elizabeth Banks return for the new Netflix original series.

How To Choose A Credit Card (Smartly)

Most people only get a new credit card every few years. Learn how to comparison shop for credit cards and how to choose a credit card you'll be happy with. How To Choose A Credit Card (Smartly) appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.

DOJ Investigation: Big Airline Collusion or Bureaucratic Bullying?

Here’s a multiple choice question: By investigating major U.S. airlines for possibly having colluded with one another over the last seven years to push fares higher and keep them there the U.S. Department of Justice is: Attempting to correct what current Justice honchos see as mistakes made since 2008 in approving the [...]

Founder vs. Non-Founder CEOs - Mark Zuckerberg Answers

Mark Zuckerberg held a Townhall Q&A yesterday on Facebook, allowing people and celebs to pitch questions on any subject for him to respond to. While Arianna Huffington, Stephen Hawking, and Arnold Schwarzenegger came forward ("Will the machines win ?" asked The Terminator star, to which Mark replied, "No, the machines [...]

The untold story of how today’s fight over vaccines has its roots in the American Revolution

Hours after California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law one of the strictest vaccination laws in the country, the backlash began. Comedian Jim Carrey unleashed a screed on Twitter denouncing the governor as a “corporate fascist,” and anti-vaccination groups began to scheme about how to take down the law. Debates over public health and personal liberty […]

What Makes a Male Stripper Anthem, From "Magic Mike XXL's" Music Supervisor

Magic Mike XXL's music supervisor talks about choosing the songs Channing Tatum disrobes to, and 5 archetypal male stripper anthems. Audiences found a lot to drool over in the beefcake bonanza of Magic Mike, but there was one scene in...Show More Summary

Conservative overreach may explain liberal victories in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court term that ended this week will be remembered for the landmark ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, but it will also go down as a year when a fractured conservative bloc resulted in a surprising number of liberal wins.

FTSE supported by Dixons Carphone

Britain's top share index was steady on Thursday, helped by gains in Dixons Carphone, which struck a US deal. ||| London - Britain's top share index was steady on Thursday, with caution over events in Greece offset by gains in Dixons Carphone after the electrical goods and mobile phone retailer struck a US deal. Show More Summary

Yanis Varoufakis: 'I prefer to cut my arm off' than agree to the current deal

Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis gave a pretty punchy interview on Bloomberg TV on Thursday, during which delivered one of the most colourful quotes of the Greek debt crisis so far. Asked if he'd sign bailout proposals that...Show More Summary

Business Won Big, Lost Big At Supreme Court This Term

Big business won some major victories at the Supreme Court this year, but also suffered some serious losses.

Greece’s Prime Minister May Be About to Do Exactly What He Said He Wouldn’t

In 2013, Alexis Tsipras--then a contender to be Greece’s next prime minister--sought to reassure eurozone creditors, the U.S. and the International Monetary Fund he wouldn’t lead the country out of the eurozone.

Greece denied bailout talks until after the referendum

Greece is being denied anymore bailout talks until the country votes in the referendum on Sunday July 5. Dutch Finance Minister and Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said in a video statement that Greece will not be allowed toShow More Summary

Construction Spending increased 0.8% in May

Earlier today, the Census Bureau reported that overall construction spending increased in May:The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending during May 2015 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,035.8 billion, 0.8 percent above the revised April estimate of $1,027.0 billion. Show More Summary

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