There are two events this week that will shape the investment climate potentially for the rest of the year. The first is the Bank of England meeting. The following day is the US employment report. Both events take on added significance. Show More Summary
However you feel about Tom Brady, the Patriots, and football air pressure, today is a learning moment about cell phones and evidence. The post Did Tom Brady have to surrender his personal cell phone to his employer? Well, you have to… appeared first on Elliott.
HUMA ABEDIN’S “SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP”: The Washington Post reports that longtime Clinton confidant and aide, Huma Abedin (also wife of disgraced Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner) was overpaid by the State Department and...Show More Summary
The Adidas Blue Collection is where luxury and performance meet and while the run of products they produce may be small they are always impressive. This next shot employs our favorite technology to come from the adidas as of late and even names the shoe after it. Continue reading…
Robots don't take coffee breaks, or vacations or holidays, and they never get sick. It's great for employers. Not so good for employees. In the last few weeks books, articles, a TV series, talk shows and even a theatrical film have featured...Show More Summary
The key report this week is the July employment report on Friday.Other key indicators include the July ISM manufacturing index and July vehicle sales, both on Monday, and the Trade Deficit on Wednesday. ----- Monday, August 3rd ----- 8:30 AM ET: Personal Income and Outlays for June. Show More Summary
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The unexpectedly record low increase in Q2 US Employment Cost Index unwound the some of the dollar's weekly gains and neutralized the near-term technical outlook. Next week's nonfarm payrolls are still critical, and the weakness may put even greater burden on the jobs data to demonstrate that slack is indeed being absorbed. Show More Summary
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So many myths were busted in today’s Employment Cost Index (ECI) report from the Labor Department, which should put the kibosh on wage inflation claims until…the next Employment Cost report.
The Murphy bed gets an upgrade. In apartments where the square footage is measly but the ceilings are tall, maximizing vertical space is key. Streamlined shelves, attic storage and hanging bike hooks all save space by employing the same basic concept: when living space seems limited, look up. Read Full Story
The University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index for July unexpectedly softened to 93.1 from the mid-month flash of 93.3. The 2nd Quarter Employment Cost Index plummeted to 0.2%, the lowest in 33 years. Year-on-year, the ECI fell -0.6% to 2.0%, a near-historical low. The Chicago PMI jumped back into positive territory in July, rising from 49.4 […]
Law school graduate employment rates are about to look a little worse at some schools in the wake of a new proposal adopted Friday by accreditors. During a meeting in Chicago, the American Bar Association’s accrediting arm voted to limit the amount of credit schools get for paying to find graduates jobs. Through what are [...]
Tens of thousands of working mothers have been sacked in Iran since the start of 2014 because employers found cheaper staff, an official said Friday, warning that a new maternity pay policy remains unfunded. The comments highlight the financial pressures on families and on the Iranian government,...
Robert Manduca, a Harvard sociology PhD student, has put together a nice visualization of employment data that he titled “Where Are the Jobs?” It’s a great map, modeled after the very popular dot map of US residents by ethnicity. The underlying data come from the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program, which is a fantastic resource […]
Mike Huckabee appears to be competing for the title of “Most Extreme GOP Candidate”. The Topeka Capital-Journal states, “Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee indicated Thursday that if elected, he wouldn’t rule out employing...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of HIV/AIDS Housing, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), today unveiled a new training curriculum for HIV/AIDS housing and service providers focused on employment services. Show More Summary
IT TAKES some guts to be a bear about the sector you cover if you are an investment strategist. Generally speaking, strategists are employed by banks and banks are in the business of selling securities, the clients are fund managers who do well when asset prices rise and thus tend to dislike a party pooper. Show More Summary
Looking to keep your viewers engaged? You gotta go fast. That’s the strategy employed by Under InspeKtion, a web series that moves forward at a breakneck pace. The main character of Under InspeKtion is K, a put-upon accountant portrayed by series writer and director Aleesio Franko. Show More Summary
The quarterly increase in US wages was just 0.2% according to the latest release of the Employment Cost Index. In fact, it is the lowest on record. The ECI tracks worker compensation over time, so it has some advantages over competing measures of wage growth (which are also lousy). Of course, with 93.6 million […]