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Best Jobs for Women: Think Science or Management

For young women setting out on their careers, the best path involves science and math or managing other workers, says employment website CareerCast.

11 good jobs for women

Although women workers still suffer from a gender pay gap, there are some fields with big opportunities

Global stocks down as Shanghai plunges

U.S. shares were set to drift lower, with Dow futures down 0.2 percent and S&P 500 futures edging down 0.1 percent

The start of the rebellion?

Rising income inequality may not be so closely linked to rising working hours after all

Uber banned in Milan too

(May 28, 2015 07:02 AM, by Alberto Mingardi) Uber has been banned in different countries in Europe, including Germany, France, and Spain, where the company has evolved its business model in the direction of transporting goods. As you may know, we Italians are often latecomers to new trends:... (0 COMMENTS)

Grand Central: In Search of Lost Inflation

The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Thursday, May 28, 2015. Paul Hannon wonders where the missing inflation went, and whether central banks will ever be able to find it.

Michael Hudson: Ukraine’s “Operation Vulture” and Labor Protests

Hudson's so-called "Operation Vulture," the strip-mining of what little is left of a functioning economy in Ukraine, comes straight out of the neoliberal playbook.

National Public Radio Tries to Scare People About the Deficit

Billionaire Peter Peterson is spending lots of money to get people to worry about the debt and deficits rather than focus on the issues that will affect their lives. National Public Radio is doing its part to try to promote Peterson's...Show More Summary

4 signs your credit card debt is getting out of control

It's easy to put off getting out of credit card debt, but procrastination is an expensive, damaging habit

5 ways to boost your summer road trip MPG

Here are some simple tips for making sure your vacation budget doesn't get wasted in your gas tank

Lessons from Marco Rubio's 401(k) cashout

The senator may have had his reasons for doing this, but here's what you should consider if you're thinking about it

Nowotny Says ECB Can’t Give Greece Interim Funding

-The European Central Bank can’t provide interim funding to Greece under current rules, a member of the central bank’s governing council said.

"Bond Girl" on Chicago and the Quality of Credit Analysis in the Municipal Bond Market

On May 13, Moody's shocked the municipal bond market by downgrading Chicago to junk.At that time S&P rated Chicago five notches higher, the widest spread between bond raters in history.Kristi Culpepper, AKA "Bond Girl" comments on the event in What Chicago’s Fiscal Emergency says about the Quality of Credit Analysis in the Municipal Bond Market. Show More Summary

Fed’s Williams Says Never Use Rates to Prick Bubbles

The Federal Reserve should refrain from using interest-rate policy to address risks to financial stability "even as a last resort," San Francisco Fed President John Williams said Thursday. That is because the effects of monetary policy...Show More Summary

The Fed’s Dereliction of Duty and False Capital Flows Morality

The Fed disavows responsibility for the way US interest rate policy sends money sloshing around the world. It's a huge mistake intellectually and politically.

IRS suspects hackers who targeted it are from Russia: AP

I-D thieves stole info of more than 100,000 taxpayers off an agency website as part of plan to claim fraudulent tax refunds, IRS says

Systematically Biased Beliefs About Inequality

(May 28, 2015 12:06 AM, by Bryan Caplan) I am a behavioral political economist. I think most political economy models are worthless. Unless you start with empirically sound assumptions about voter cognition and motivation, you're wasting your time - and the time of everyone who reads you. What... (0 COMMENTS)

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