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Illinois Democratic Governor Pat Quinn has been under pressure for wasting over $50 million in taxes on an anti-violence program that employed gang members, and now Quinn faces more criticism because one of his hires was charged with murder. Show More Summary
Have you ever wanted to create a quick video of yourself doing something interesting on your Mac? Need to show someone in another department how you manage your files, or the tagging system you employ using Mavericks? You can create … Read more ›
A fairly positive employment report sent gold and silver falling Friday. Find out the details here.
Improving diagnosis and treatment for individuals with autism has been the focus of a growing body of research. New information from these studies led the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry to revise key parameters for evaluating and treating autism. Show More Summary
Larry Summers, former U.S. treasury secretary The American economy is changing, and our policy responses -- especially with regard to interest rates as they relate to growth and full employment -- need to be re-examined. I have three propositions: First, as U.S. Show More Summary
To what extent should weather be blamed or credited for the employment figures in February?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brutal winter weather snarled traffic, canceled flights and cut power to homes and factories in February. Yet it didn't faze U.S. employers, who added 175,000 jobs, far more than the two previous months.
Scratch the Jacksonville Jaguars off Michael Vick's list of possible employers. That was the immediate take after the Jaguars signed quarterback Chad Henne to a two-year contract Friday. The nature of the deal and, frankly, the nature...Show More Summary
By Chad Karnes The U.S. Federal Reserve's dual mandate is to maximize employment and combat inflation, nothing else right? Well, if Japan's central bank and monetary policy is any sign, the Reserve banks of the world also likely control the equity markets too, unintended consequences or not. Show More Summary
Researchers at the University of Toronto, in collaboration with Autodesk Research (Toronto, Ontario) and CBM Canada (Stouffville, Ontario) are employing 3D-printing techniques to produce cheap, fast, and easily customizable prosthetic sockets for use in the developing world. Show More Summary
One of the talking points against Obamacare is that it’s forcing us to become a nation of part-time workers. Employment numbers shows this not to be true. In fact, the opposite seems to be happening, according to new government numbers published Friday: The number of part-time jobs is actually shrinking, and full-time jobs are being […]
The legal services sector shed 300 jobs in February, as the industry wobbles back to the higher employment levels before the recession, according to the U.S. Labor Department’s latest monthly report.
Thank goodness! We needed that. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ February Employment Situation Report has let some sunshine and fresh air into the room.
By Wall Street Strategies: By David Urani So we got an employment report that was better than anticipated, with 175k jobs being added in what really could have been a worse month with the weather and all. And now the ball goes into Janet Yellen's court as she and the Fed decide whether to stay on course with their QE tapering schedule. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.
We believe that apart from an overall slowdown in the U.S. apparel industry, American Eagle’s weak brand image weighed on its results. Although the company is employing several strategies to enhance the fashion content in its product portfolio, we do not expect to see any noticeable impact on the upcoming results.
Tim Duy: Upward Grind in Labor Markets Continues, by Tim Duy: The employment report for February modestly beat expectations with a nonfarm payroll gain of 175k, leaving the recent trends pretty much intact: Did the labor market shake off the...
The facts of this case are pretty unremarkable. Guy (Arshavir Iskanian) drives a limo, gets into a dispute with his employer (CLS Transportation). Guy sues. Except, there was an arbitration clause. The trial court ordered arbitration, pursuant to the employment contract. An appellate panel reversed, with instructions for the trial court......