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U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening

U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did not change e...

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening

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U.S. underlying inflation firming; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in the costs of a range of goods and services, but that will likely not change expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this month....
15:39, 07/11/2019

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual...
19:26, 07/05/2019

Underlying U.S. producer inflation boosted by services Underlying U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in portfolio management service fees....
20:26, 06/11/2019

Underlying U.S. producer inflation pushing higher U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in a range of other services, pointing to a steady pickup in underlying inflation pressures....
15:26, 06/11/2019

U.S. consumer prices barely rise; underlying inflation muted U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy could increase pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
15:52, 06/12/2019

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
19:39, 06/11/2019

Fed's Williams Says It's 'Good' Economy Can Have Strong Job Market Without Inflation New York Fed leader John Williams said Monday the central bank’s views on how low the unemployment rate can go without sparking inflation have evolved....
05:52, 05/21/2019

The Market's Inflation Expectations Aren't Making Sense Inflation expectations implied by the price of financial assets are a key guide for central bankers and investors alike. Seeing how they have behaved of late, their credibility should be questioned....
15:13, 06/14/2019

U.S. bond market's inflation gauges rise as Fed hints at rate cuts The U.S. bond market's gauges of investors' inflation views climbed on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it may lower interest rates later this year to counter slowing global growth and sluggish domestic inflation....
02:26, 06/20/2019

For Decoding Labor Market, Unemployment Rate May Not Do the Job A low jobless rate should mean a tight labor market and inflation on the rise. Instead, wage growth has been muted and inflation weak, leading economists to question the utility of the official unemployment rate....
21:26, 07/14/2019

U.S. economy appearing to slow; labor market strong U.S. manufacturing activity slowed more than expected in April amid a sharp drop in orders and construction spending fell in March, suggesting a moderation in economic growth....
17:13, 05/01/2019

Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for Federal Reserve officials to justify an interest rate cut....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
21:00, 05/28/2019

U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
18:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. labor market on solid footing; manufacturing still slowing The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
15:52, 06/20/2019

Small Businesses Are Squeezed by Tight Labor Market Job growth at the smallest businesses has fallen to the lowest levels in nearly eight years as tiny companies struggle to attract and retain workers in the tightest U.S. job market in half a century....
19:26, 05/12/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Labor Market, Consumer Spending In the week ahead, the U.S. will release fresh data on consumer spending and the labor market. Overseas, China will publish a manufacturing gauge and the European Union will post its first-quarter economic growth estimate....
06:00, 04/29/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
18:26, 06/20/2019

Informal eldercare has larger labor-market effect for women (Reuters Health) - Informal care for older relatives continues to affect the labor market, and the effects remain gendered, according to a new study in Canada....
20:13, 05/14/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade deficit narrows in April; labor market strong The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports of goods dropped to a 15-month low, which could support the economy as it slows after a temporary boost from exports and an accumulation of inventories early this year....
16:00, 06/06/2019

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous week....
20:52, 06/13/2019

Stephen Moore argues for a Fed rate cut to boost inflation — then Trump touts low inflation "The Fed has to cut rates because prices have been falling and once those prices stabilize you just stop cutting rates," says the onetime Trump Fed pick....
15:39, 06/11/2019

Inflation Bonds Rally Without Inflation, Signaling Fed Bets Demand is surging for U.S. government bonds that have returns adjusted for the rate of inflation, even as investors have grown increasingly skeptical about the potential for prices to rise....
22:39, 06/27/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they are independent contractors, the National Labor Rela...
01:26, 05/15/2019

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor....
01:13, 07/17/2019

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand...
10:52, 06/07/2019

In a stirring finale, Stranger Things stands up and grows up I admire how seamlessly and thoroughly the set design and background decor of Stranger Things 3 integrates the grid motif that was the hallmark of season one and continued in season two. It’s everywhere, but nowhere is it as pervasive as Starcourt Ma...
20:00, 07/05/2019

Pat Shurmur delights in stirring Giants’ quarterback drama Pat Shurmur did not rule out a quarterback competition this summer between incumbent Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones for the starting job, but the Giants head coach did not promise one, either. “I think we’re going to play the very best player,’’...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Georgian president accuses Russian 'fifth column' of stirring unrest Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili late on Thursday called Russia "an enemy and occupier" whose "fifth column" she suggested was behind violent unrest which she warned risked dividing the ex-Soviet state....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Sterile or stirring? Britain's love-hate relationship with new towns Paternalistic social engineering or make-Britain-great-again utopianism? A new archive film compilation takes a look at the UK’s controversial postwar towns“People sometimes say to me, ‘You must get a terrific kick out of having been responsible for ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Kentucky cheerleader, 13, who died after falling ill at competition had 'underlying strep infection,' family says Lilliana Schalck, a Kentucky cheerleader who died after she felt ill at a cheerleading competition in February, was suffering from a strep infection, a coroner’s report stated....
20:39, 04/28/2019

Welsh clubs breaking new ground after stirring European triumphs | Michael Butler The New Saints and Connah’s Quay Nomads are reaping the rewards in a resurgence of Welsh club footballSomething is happening in Welsh football. The domestic league has long been seen as something of a wilderness by some but, slowly, things are changi...
14:26, 07/23/2019

After 8Chan-gate, THQN unveils stirring anti-Nazi game set in 1930s Germany SANTA MONICA—If you'd asked me ahead of E3 2019 which publisher I expected to surprise me the most this year, I wouldn't have answered "THQ Nordic." Austrian publisher Nordic changed its name in 2016 after acquiring a significant slate of defunct THQ...
23:39, 06/11/2019

Dead Poets Society: 30 years on Robin Williams' stirring call to 'seize the day' endures | Luke Buckmaster From its enthusiasm for literature to its rousing finale, Peter Weir’s film is a salute to inspiration itselfTo appreciate the cultural impact of Peter Weir’s 1989 coming-of-age classic, Dead Poets Society, one need only note that for a whole generat...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Oil Buoyed by Tightening Global Supplies Oil prices edged higher as investors shrugged off a Trump administration decision to impose higher tariffs on Chinese imports, and instead focused on supply concerns in Venezuela, Iran and Libya....
16:00, 05/10/2019

How opioids invaded America — and are now tightening their grip After a breakup in 2008, a cousin gave Ashlee Krichmar, then 20, a Percocet. She’d never much liked them in the past — they made her sick — but that day the college student majoring in business management took the pill. “It numbed all the emotions I ...
20:13, 06/15/2019

Golden trio tightening grip on men's game It has been more than 15 years since Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic began their collection of Grand Slam titles and the bad news for anyone eyeing tennis's big prizes is their stranglehold on men's tennis is as tight as ever....
19:26, 06/10/2019

Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document published on Wednesday....
19:39, 07/17/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws Swiss voters overwhelmingly voted to bring the country's gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could sour relations with the EU....
00:26, 05/20/2019

Velocity is strangling baseball — and its grip keeps tightening Pick a problem, or a perceived problem, in baseball, and it can probably be traced back, directly or indirectly, to the rise of velocity as the sport’s ultimate weapon....
15:39, 05/21/2019

Turkish Lira Continues to Fall Despite Backdoor Tightening The Turkish lira continued to slide after the central bank temporarily tightened monetary policy in an attempt to make it harder for investors to bet against the currency....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Giuliani: 'Noose tightening' on Comey, accuses the former FBI head of blackmail The president's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani appeared on the "Ingraham Angle" Wednesday where he said the "noose was tightening" around the neck of former FBI director James Comey and accused him of trying to blackmail President Trump....
13:13, 05/16/2019

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
14:52, 07/02/2019

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
02:26, 07/03/2019

Facebook-style app launches in Vietnam amid tightening internet rules A Facebook-style social network was launched in Vietnam on Tuesday, following calls by the Communist-ruled government for domestic tech companies to create alternatives to U.S. tech giants Facebook and Google ....
13:39, 07/23/2019

Global tightening cycle over, slower ride for growth ahead: Reuters Poll Major central banks are done tightening policy, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters, with the growth outlook wilting across developed and emerging economies along with scant prospects for a surge in inflation....
13:52, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong protests and China's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the impact on the city's status as a financial hub....
10:52, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong protests, Beijing's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through the business community, which worries about the impact on the city's status as a financial hub....
07:52, 07/03/2019

Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children....
04:00, 06/26/2019

THE US TELEHEALTH MARKET: The market, drivers, threats, and opportunities for incumbents and newcomers Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.  Telehealth — the use of mobile t...
12:26, 07/04/2019

The US smart home market is finally entering the mass market after overcoming the chasm it sat in for the last few years BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The US smart home market has still yet to meet the ...
00:52, 05/28/2019

Legislative Staffer Describes Meeting With Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as They Lobbied to Kill a Bill Tightening Vaccine Exemptions On Wednesday, a series of photos posted by activist and vaccine “skeptic” Robert F. Kennedy Jr. showed him and actress Jessica Biel lobbying California state lawmakers. Those lawmakers later confirmed that the duo were there to advocate against SB 27...
23:13, 06/13/2019

Uber to give its market value a lift in stock market debut SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber’s next stop is the stock market, where it hopes to pick up more investors willing to bet on a ride-hailing market brimming with potential and conspicuously lacking in profits. The world’s largest ride-hailing ser...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Pre-Owned Car Market Bigger Than New Car Market: Study The pre-owned or second-hand car market has been growing steadily over the past decade. Though there's still a long way to go for it to become organised, there's been a significant change in the way......
15:00, 05/02/2019

The 2019 stock market is starting to feel like the 2008 stock market Wall Street's mood swings are starting to feel eerily similar to the months before the implosion of Lehman Brothers set off the 2008 financial meltdown, according to a market strategist....
17:13, 06/06/2019

The Fed's Inflation Problem A first-quarter downdraft has sent inflation back below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target. But even if it persists, low inflation might not count as a reason to cut rates....
06:26, 05/02/2019

Fed needs to let inflation rise above 2%, Kashkari says Low U.S. inflation expectations are sapping the Federal Reserve's ability to respond to a future downturn, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Thursday, calling for the Fed to allow inflation to rise above 2% to bring the economy back to ful...
21:00, 05/16/2019

With inflation elusive, two Fed policymakers lay out a welcome mat Worried that current low inflation expectations will sap the U.S. central bank's ability to combat a future downturn, two Federal Reserve officials on Thursday made an unusual pitch: if inflation rises unexpectedly, the Fed should lay out the welcome...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Inflation Picks Up, but Still Below Fed's 2% Target A closely watched measure of U.S. inflation picked up in March but remained well below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target, highlighting the central bank’s struggles to foster reliable price growth even in a strong economy....
21:13, 04/29/2019

U.S. Inflation Picked Up in April U.S. inflation picked up in April after a very weak start to the year, a development that could help to ease Federal Reserve officials’ recent concerns about tepid price pressures....
16:00, 05/31/2019

RBI Revises Consumer Inflation Forecast In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 per cent for six months till September....
18:13, 06/06/2019

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a problem in the next recession....
12:52, 05/21/2019

Fed may not be able to engineer higher inflation: Kashkari The Federal Reserve should not cut interest rates unless there is hard data signaling economic weakness ahead, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said on Thursday, and should not rely on a rate cut to try to kickstart a healthier level of inflat...
21:00, 05/16/2019

BlackRock's Rieder says Fed too concerned with low inflation BlackRock's Rick Rieder says the Fed is unnecessarily concerned about low inflation and is more likely to raise interest rates before it cuts them....
18:39, 05/01/2019

Fed may cut rates if inflation keeps disappointing: Bullard Further weakness in inflation could prompt the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, even if economic growth maintains its momentum, James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, said on Wednesday....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Consumer Inflation Accelerates To 2.92% In April Consumer inflation remained below the RBI's medium-term target of 4 per cent for a ninth consecutive month. Consumer inflation had stood at 2.86 per cent in March....
19:00, 05/13/2019

Wholesale Inflation Eases To 2.02% in June Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 1.33 per cent compared to a buildup rate of 2.41 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year....
10:26, 07/15/2019

Fed Re-Examines Its Own Ability to Control Inflation: What Next? Why does the Fed keep missing its inflation "target"? Here's a clue: $10 Trillion in debt outstanding. See what this looks like, in Chart of the Day....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Powell: unemployment, inflation relationship gone Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday before the Senate Banking Committee that very low unemployment rates no longer necessarily push up inflation. (July 11)       ...
19:52, 07/11/2019

Some U.S. Fed officials are more worried by weak inflation Two Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday said they were increasingly worried about weak inflation, an indication that some U.S. central bankers see a growing case for a future interest rate cut even as others push for continued patience....
01:52, 05/04/2019

Inflation Is Likely to Fuel Discussion as Fed Officials Meet Federal Reserve officials meet this week more confident that the economy has shaken off recession worries that sent markets reeling late last year, but they face a new quandary about slowing inflation....
23:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkish inflation lower than expected in May Turkish inflation eased to a lower-than-expected 18.71% in May, pushed lower by falls in prices for household goods and food, official data showed on Monday, as the economy grapples with the impact of last year's currency crisis....
12:13, 06/03/2019

U.S. inflation much softer in first quarter; puts spotlight on Fed U.S. inflation was much weaker than initially thought in the first quarter amid a sharp slowdown in domestic demand, which could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's view that the benign price pressures were largely because of temporary factors....
19:26, 05/30/2019

The rise of the sharing economy and the decline of inflation What if, by waving a magic wand, people worldwide could suddenly get 10% more activity from the existing stock of cars, houses, and manufacturing plants? That’s exactly what’s happening for people far and wide who are willing to boost their incomes s...
01:39, 05/04/2019

Fed Minutes to Shed Light on Inflation Outlook The Federal Reserve’s minutes from its May meeting will offer new clues on how officials assessed an unexpected downtick in inflation and views toward lowering interest rates....
12:52, 05/22/2019

College costs rising faster than inflation College costs are about to get even higher. The Higher Education Price Index is forecasting inflation for U.S. colleges and universities to increase by 2.6% for this fiscal year. The forecast takes into consideration the average relative price of goo...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Fed faces tough sell on inflation framework Federal Reserve policymakers fear they are ill-equipped to battle the next recession under their current inflation-targeting approach, and this year are well into an effort to vet new strategies for managing interest rates in a world of muted inflati...
02:52, 05/06/2019

U.S. Inflation Continues Recovery but Remains Below Fed Target Inflation continued to recover in May from a sharp slowdown earlier this year, a trend that could ease the Federal Reserve’s worries about weak price pressures while potentially tempering investors’ hopes for an interest-rate cut next month....
15:26, 06/28/2019

Stocks' Climb Continues as Inflation Remains Just Right U.S. stocks are hitting records again after a monthslong drought, powered by fresh signs that the domestic economy is perking up without spurring a jump in inflation....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Muted U.S. inflation strengthens case for Fed rate cut U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy increased pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation next hurdle World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while an impending reading on U.S. inflation was set to refine the odds of an early cut in interest rates there....
14:13, 06/12/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
20:00, 06/12/2019

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell Wednesday after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
21:26, 06/12/2019

WRAPUP 2-Tame U.S. inflation seen keeping Fed on the sidelines U.S. consumer prices rose moderately in April and underlying inflation remained muted, supporting the Federal Reserve's projection of no further interest rates increases this year....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Brazil sets 2022 inflation target at 3.5% Brazil's top economic policy body on Thursday set its inflation target for 2022 at 3.5%, with a tolerance margin of 1.5 percentage points on either side....
02:00, 06/28/2019

U.S. inflation muted, economic outlook strengthening U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as a jump in transportation and manufacturing wages was offset by small gains elsewhere, pointing to moderate inflation pressures even as the labor market tightens....
21:13, 04/30/2019

U.S. consumer spending, inflation rise moderately in May U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
15:26, 06/28/2019

Fed's Bostic Untroubled by Inflation, Demurs on Rate-Cut Prospects Atlanta Fed leader Raphael Bostic declined to say what he wants to see the U.S. central bank do with its short-term rate target at the end of the month but indicated he isn’t currently worried about inflation levels....
22:52, 07/11/2019

Trump's Latest Tariffs Likely to Have Only Modest Impact on Inflation The latest tariff increases on Chinese imports will likely deliver a modest and temporary boost to U.S. inflation,reflecting the relatively small portion of American spending that goes to goods rather than services....
14:52, 05/16/2019

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
00:39, 06/15/2019

U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep inflation pressures moderate....
21:26, 05/31/2019

Slowing inflation may lead Fed to cut interest rates: Kudlow Slowing inflation may lead the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said in a television interview on Monday....
18:52, 04/29/2019

U.S. producer prices up slightly, point to moderate inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly in June as the cost of energy and other goods dropped for a second straight month, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
16:39, 07/12/2019

U.S. core inflation in June saw largest rise in 18 months Core inflation in the United States -- the change in the costs of most goods and services -- rose during the month of June by the largest amount in one and-a-half years, government figures showed Thursday....
16:39, 07/11/2019

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
02:52, 07/12/2019

Fed's Brainard Says Central Bank Should Welcome Modest Rise in Inflation Fed governor Lael Brainard said the central bank’s commitment to maintaining stable prices would benefit from a modest rise in inflation over the coming years, an indication the central bank wouldn’t need to raise interest rates should price pressure...
19:39, 05/16/2019

Fed Governor Says Central Bank Could Take Advantage of Trade War Inflation Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, said the potential inflation on imports caused by President Trump’s tariffs could help the central bank achieve one of its primary goals....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Why former fed chair Alan Greenspan is wrong about inflation estimates Alan Greenspan, who used to be an important person, says the government’s inflation figures are wrong. Esther George, who is still important — as the head of the Kansas City Federal Reserve, — also says the inflation numbers are wrong. But George thi...
08:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise On Weak Inflation Data U.S. government bond prices rose after a Commerce Department report showed that a key measure of inflation fell in the first quarter, even as the economy grew faster than expected....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Fed officials face weak inflation, but split over what it means U.S. Federal Reserve officials were divided Friday over how seriously to treat a slide in inflation, with one top policymaker saying the Fed was "close" to its inflation target and three others warning the weak price increases posed major risks the F...
20:39, 06/21/2019

Fed's Williams says tariffs boost U.S. inflation, weigh on growth Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on Chinese goods in the escalating trade war between the two countries will boost U.S. inflation and could dampen economic growth, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
14:52, 05/14/2019

Dollar Edges Lower Following Soft Inflation Data The dollar slipped Friday after a measure of first-quarter inflation came in below expectations despite surprisingly strong economic growth in the first three months of the year....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Fed officials see risks in weaker inflation expectations, trade row A drop in the consumer outlook for inflation and intensifying trade tensions drew caution from Federal Reserve officials on Monday as policymakers faced fresh market volatility and a renewed set of risks....
21:00, 05/13/2019

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher price increases in some years to counter the weaker ones....
00:26, 05/22/2019

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose In June, But Below RBI Target: Poll Another reading below the inflation target will likely support the RBI's decision last month to cut interest rates to boost economic growth that slowed to more than a four-year low in the......
14:39, 07/09/2019

Asia shares wary of Trump, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets were in a wary mood on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could shuffle the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
05:13, 06/12/2019

U.S. consumer spending roars back, but inflation tame U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March as households stepped up purchases of motor vehicles, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
18:52, 04/29/2019

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could scramble the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Government Economists Turn to Big Data in Estimating Inflation The government is trying to incorporate insights from the massive amounts of information that firms collect, as part of doing business, into official economic indicators....
14:52, 04/30/2019

Inflation remains weak in eurozone as ECB mulls stimulus FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Annual inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro remained stuck at 1.2% in June, well below their central bank’s goal despite years of stimulus policies. The official figure released Friday by the EU statistics a...
11:26, 06/28/2019

Hollywood's 10 top-grossing films ever, adjusted for inflation Is 'Avengers: Endgame' all that? These would be the 10 highest-grossing films if Hollywood recalculated the box office based on modern ticket prices.       ...
00:00, 07/23/2019

If Hollywood adjusted its highest-grossing films for inflation, this would be the top 10 There's a reason the film industry doesn't measure the success of modern movies against those of the past — movie ticket inflation isn't an exact science....
20:52, 07/22/2019

U.S. Producer Prices Up Slightly in May, Showing Little Inflation Pressure The producer-price index, a measure of the prices businesses receive for their goods and services, advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in May from a month earlier, the Labor Department said....
17:26, 06/11/2019

Crest Nicholson profits down as build inflation bites Crest Nicholson has reported an 11% drop in pre-tax profits to £64.4m for the six months to April 30 as the housebuilder came faced stagnant prices and rising build costs....
18:52, 06/11/2019

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation feeds Fed bets World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a barely visible rise in U.S. inflation kept up talk of an early cut in interest rates there....
15:52, 06/12/2019

WRAPUP 3-U.S. inflation muted, economic outlook strengthening U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as a jump in transportation and manufacturing wages was offset by small gains elsewhere, pointing to moderate inflation pressures even as the labor market tightens....
21:52, 04/30/2019

Futures higher with G20 summit, inflation data in focus U.S. equity futures rose on Friday amid growing caution ahead of a crucial meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping and the release of inflation data that could feed into the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates next month....
14:39, 06/28/2019

What Big Labor wants With the country enjoying a healthy economy and record-low unemployment, one might think the new House majority would support policies to keep the good times going. Instead, House Democrats have unleashed a proposal that would minimize employees’ fre...
17:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. producer prices rise marginally, suggest tame inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly for the second straight month in June as an acceleration in the cost of services was offset by cheaper energy goods, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
18:13, 07/12/2019

Canada’s inflation rate falls to 2% in June thanks to gas price drop Inflation is right on the Bank of Canada's ideal target, meaning there's no pressure for the central bank to increase or cut interest rates based on consumer prices....
17:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation subdued The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
19:39, 06/13/2019

Wall St. gains after tame inflation data; S&P 500 hits high U.S. stocks were higher in Monday afternoon trading, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's accommodative stance on interest rates....
21:39, 04/29/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 8-Month High Of 3.18% In June: 10 Points Consumer inflation picked up to 3.18 per cent in June, from 3.05 per cent in the previous month, government data showed on Friday. That marked the highest level of consumer inflation recorded since......
17:26, 07/12/2019

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
18:52, 06/28/2019

Buffett: low inflation at odds with current fiscal, monetary policy Warren Buffett said he does not think that the present economic conditions with regard to fiscal and monetary policy can co-exist with "really low inflation rates" over time....
16:13, 05/03/2019

St. Louis Fed Chief Says Interest Rate May Be Cut to Meet Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the U.S. central bank may need to lower its short-term interest-rate target if inflation doesn’t appear on track to rise back to desired levels....
12:52, 05/22/2019

Fed's Evans: Rate Cuts Needed to Defend Fed's Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said in a television interview Tuesday the U.S. central bank needs to lower its short-term rate target to defend its 2% inflation target....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Two Fed policymakers sound inflation alarm, call for rate cuts Two U.S. central bankers on Friday sounded the alarm on sluggish U.S. inflation and called for immediate action in response, in what amounted to a broadside against the slim majority of Federal Reserve policymakers who are disinclined to support inte...
17:13, 06/21/2019

U.S. Inflation Expectations Decline to Lowest Level Since Late 2017, N.Y. Fed Says Inflation expectations are continuing to fall, in what is likely to be a worrisome development for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates whether to lower its short-term rate target....
13:52, 06/11/2019

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for first time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
21:39, 07/08/2019

Soft inflation data on Wednesday could spark more speculation for a Fed rate cut soon Consumer price inflation was expected to have increased at a pace of 1.9% in May, slower than in April and below the Federal Reserve's 2% target....
17:13, 06/12/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures pare gains after inflation data U.S. stock index futures pared gains on Thursday after U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June, dimming hopes for an aggressive interest cut by the Federal Reserve this month....
15:13, 07/11/2019

UK inflation falls back to target ahead of rate decision LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain dipped in May, back to the Bank of England’s target, amid lower air fares and car prices. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices were up 2% in the yea...
11:52, 06/19/2019

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
17:39, 07/14/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep inflation pressures moderate....
18:52, 05/31/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation weak The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Wholesale Price Index Inflation Eases To Near 2 Year Low At 2.02% In June Wholesale price-based inflation declined for the second consecutive month to its 23-month low of 2.02 per cent in June, helped by decline in prices of vegetables as well as fuel and power items,......
11:52, 07/15/2019

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience....
19:52, 05/30/2019

Treasurys Extend Gains as Investors Focus on Trade and Inflation U.S. government-bond prices rose in choppy trading as investors kept a close eye on U.S.-China trade developments and reacted to a mixed inflation report....
19:26, 05/10/2019

US STOCKS-Futures edge lower ahead of inflation data U.S. stocks were on course to open lower on Monday after hitting another closing high in the previous session, as investors awaited inflation data and a fresh batch of earnings....
14:13, 04/29/2019

Markets see long fight ahead as ECB battles low inflation expectations Mario Draghi's dramatic Tuesday hints of further monetary easing by the European Central Bank has stabilized collapsing euro zone inflation expectations, but the departing ECB chief will struggle to calm market fears of Japan-style economic stagnatio...
14:00, 06/20/2019

Wall St. gains as soft inflation data supports accommodative Fed U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and a benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's dovish stance on interest rates....
18:52, 04/29/2019

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in 3 months -NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
17:26, 07/08/2019

Stock futures edge lower ahead of inflation data U.S. stocks were on course to open lower on Monday after hitting another closing high in the previous session, as investors awaited inflation data and a fresh batch of earnings....
15:13, 04/29/2019

How Interest Rates, Inflation Impact Equity Select Sectors Tech stocks loathe volatility, higher short-term rates benefit financials but hurt real estate and utilities. See key factors that drive equity select sectors....
19:52, 06/11/2019

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt Americans to expect higher inflation, or keep the printing press ready for the next economic slide....
00:39, 06/03/2019

Euro zone growth, inflation outlook cut as risks from U.S. trade grow The European Commission lowered its estimates on Wednesday for euro zone growth and inflation, saying uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a major risk to the bloc....
16:13, 07/10/2019

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Signals Concern Over Sluggish Spending, Low Inflation Federal Reserve officials agreed to hold their benchmark interest rate steady and noted some key economic activity had slowed during the first quarter....
02:00, 05/02/2019

Brazil will not sacrifice curbing inflation for growth - central bank chief Brazil's central bankers are disappointed with how the economy is performing but will not sacrifice controlling inflation for boosting growth, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday....
17:52, 05/16/2019

China's food inflation rose 6.1% in April as pork prices spiked China's April consumer inflation was in line with expectations, but a spike in pork prices contributed to higher food prices, the National Bureau of Statistics data showed on Thursday....
04:26, 05/09/2019

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about ...
08:52, 05/24/2019

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another recession, as well as low inflation for a generation....
11:13, 06/08/2019

Strong U.S. growth, weak inflation leave Fed stuck happily on hold The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at its policy meeting this week as policymakers balance recent stronger-than-expected U.S. economic growth against sluggish inflation....
21:39, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in 3 months -NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
20:13, 07/08/2019

Turkey's Albayrak says inflation falling, hopes to achieve targets at year-end Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Monday that the falling trend in inflation continued after consumer prices eased to a less-than-expected 18.71% in May, and added that Turkey will hopefully achieve its targets at the end of the year....
12:13, 06/03/2019

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at NYC schools as students pass without meeting standards At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classes in the 2017-18 school year. But how much math they actually mastered is questionable. Only 2 percen...
06:00, 06/30/2019

Abortion Is a Labor Issue I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my uterus—well, all uteruses, really. I am ambivalent about ever carrying a pregnancy to term, so I’m not describing the typical malaise that invades the minds of those who consider expanding their f...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Meghan Markle Goes Into Labor The countdown is on! Meghan Markle is in labor. A frenzy ignited on Monday with Buckingham Palace's confirmation that the Duchess of Sussex had gone into labor with her and Prince......
16:39, 05/06/2019

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic help, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....
21:52, 06/12/2019

European stocks edge higher following euro zone inflation data; Ericsson down 6% European stocks edged into positive territory Wednesday after euro zone inflation data showed improvement, but still fell short of European Central Bank targets....
13:39, 07/17/2019

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Energy bills and air fares drive UK inflation up, as pound slides - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest on the US-China trade war and new UK inflation figuresInflation jumps to 2.1%Pound hit by Brexit crisisUS considers blacklisting Hikvision 9.37am BST Newsflash: The cost...
10:52, 05/22/2019

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more different....
13:52, 06/06/2019

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame....
15:26, 06/28/2019

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
02:39, 07/05/2019

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inflation....
17:00, 07/12/2019

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St gains as soft inflation data supports accommodative Fed U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and a benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's dovish stance on interest rates....
20:39, 04/29/2019

The best time to book your Labor Day flight Labor Day is just 67 days away, which means that if you're looking for one last summer getaway before school starts, chances are you've already started thinking about booking flights....
18:13, 06/27/2019

Germany's labor costs above EU average The average cost of an hour of work in Germany has risen to €35.00, well above the EU's average. Despite a significant difference between labor costs in eastern and western Europe, the gap is shrinking....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage’ is all about timing Dear John: The “skilled labor shortage” is BS. I just got a Master of Science degree in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and every job I apply for has several hundred applicants. Don’t believe me? Just go to LinkedIn and sear...
05:39, 07/21/2019

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
00:26, 06/19/2019

Some GE Factories Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiated the agreement last month....
15:13, 07/10/2019

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to research firm Capital Economics....
09:26, 06/17/2019

Japan's core consumer inflation ticks up in April, BOJ's price goal stays distant Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9 % in April from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from the previous month but remaining distant from the central bank's 2% target, underscoring the challenges it faces in ending deflation....
09:13, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey's annual consumer price inflation falls to 15.72% in June, matches forecast Turkey's consumer inflation fell to its lowest level in a year in June thanks to a high base effect, giving the central bank more room to cut rates in coming months....
12:13, 07/03/2019

Euro rises as ECB pushes back rate hike deadline; raises inflation forecast The euro climbed higher against the dollar after the ECB said it would delay its first post-crisis interest rate hike until at least the middle of next year....
16:39, 06/06/2019

Producer price index for June shows smallest rise in business inflation in over 2 years The main gauge that measures business prices in the United States recorded a small increase for the month of June -- which capped the smallest annual inflation rise in more than two years, the Labor Department said....
18:52, 07/12/2019

GE Reaches Labor Deal With Union Leaders General Electric reached a tentative four-year agreement with a group of unions after a few weeks of negotiations, keeping a labor peace as the conglomerate restructures operations....
18:52, 06/25/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
20:26, 04/29/2019

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity The U.N.'s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to join the celebration....
15:39, 06/10/2019

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to be secretary of labor....
04:13, 07/19/2019

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea deal that let Jeffrey Epstein escape prison time for allegedly molesting dozens of teenage girls. (July ...
23:13, 07/09/2019

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun with the numbers. At the end of this item I’ll tel...
07:26, 06/11/2019

CBOE C2 And Cfe Trading Schedule For Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - August 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) in observance of the upcoming La...
06:39, 05/02/2019

U.S. labor costs increase moderately in first quarter U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as a jump in transportation and manufacturing wages was offset by small gains elsewhere, pointing to moderate inflation pressures even as the labor market tightens....
15:52, 04/30/2019

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- August 25, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of...
03:13, 05/02/2019

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
02:13, 06/14/2019

Palace says royal baby almost here, Meghan in labor LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan is in labor with their first child. The palace says the 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex started labor early Monday. She and 34-year-old Harry didn’t disclose the location they ...
15:13, 05/06/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Surrogate Goes Into Labor Cue the Michael Scott meme: It's happening! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is reportedly going into labor. A source previously told E! News "she is due in May,"......
06:13, 05/10/2019

Trump Manages to Get an Even Worse Labor Secretary Than the Last One Last week’s welcome resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta came with a caveat: Acosta appeared to not be entirely on board with the White House’s full-throated deregulation efforts....
21:39, 07/17/2019

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the president this morning and told him that I thought th...
18:52, 07/12/2019

Meghan Markle, Duchess Of Sussex, Is In Labor (TODAY) – Buckingham Palace confirms that the Duchess of Sussex has gone into labor. According to a statement, the former Meghan Markle went into “labour in the early hours of this morning” with her husband Prince Harry by her side....
15:13, 05/06/2019

How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor Germany's independent Digital Council is looking for answers to the digital future. One of the group's members tells DW why Germany is already on the right path, despite the country being known for its bureaucracy....
09:52, 05/03/2019

Labor leader concedes cannot win Australian election Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten said late on Saturday evening that the Labor Party would not be able to form government and he had called conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison to congratulate him on the election result....
18:13, 05/18/2019

Nonfiction: A New Mom, Her Nannies and the Often Exploitive Labor of Motherhood “Women’s Work,” by Megan Stack, a former foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, is an unflinching look at the women who maintained her home, took care of her children and allowed her to write a book....
11:52, 05/11/2019

World stocks rally after U.S. payrolls data tops views; inflation comments dent dollar Global equity markets rallied on Friday, buoyed by a U.S. payrolls report that shot past expectations, while the dollar weakened after several Federal Reserve officials voiced concerns about low inflation....
01:52, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's central bank slashes 2019 GDP growth forecast, sees benign inflation Brazil's central bank on Thursday slashed its 2019 economic growth forecast and, assuming constant exchange rates and interest rates, said inflation is likely to be lower than previously expected across its forecast horizon through 2021....
16:39, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
09:39, 07/12/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
13:52, 07/12/2019

Trade talks closing in on finish line as markets weigh inflation data, earnings in week ahead A trade agreement between the U.S. and China could be a strong catalyst for stocks, even though analysts say the market may have already priced in much of the gains....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Rebooting World Cup of Hockey to be part of NHL labor talks VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling block to laying out a long-term calendar of internat...
00:26, 06/24/2019

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing young girls....
16:26, 07/10/2019

New York Farmers Bruised by Increased Labor Costs New York farmers say they are straining under increased costs as a worker shortage has forced them to use a federal visa program to bring in temporary agricultural workers from other countries....
09:39, 06/24/2019

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be delayed until early September if you’re flying Americ...
19:26, 06/10/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he handled the case as a former federal prosecutor....
21:39, 07/09/2019

5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant labor Federal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin "by means of serious harm and threats of serious harm."...
01:00, 05/24/2019

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both are from Oregon, both are in their 40s, and both are...
18:52, 07/08/2019

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki Nemoto defended of the gendered footwear practice...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
14:26, 05/11/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australian bookies predict a return to power for the Labor party in an election on Saturday after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its agenda....
01:52, 05/18/2019

Australia's Longest Serving Labor PM Bob Hawke Dies At 89 Australia's longest-serving Labor prime minister Bob Hawke died Thursday aged 89. "Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian - many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era," his second......
15:26, 05/16/2019

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
03:26, 06/18/2019

Australia's Labor opposition set for election victory: poll Australia's opposition Labor party is on course to win power at this weekend's national election, a widely watched poll showed on Thursday, as conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison fails to woo voters with his promise of economic stability....
05:39, 05/16/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company valued at $82.4 billion. This comes amid outcry over Ub...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Heiress downplays factory's forced labor use during Holocaust The Bahlsen biscuit empire heiress sparked outrage after claiming forced workers were "well" treated during World War II. Despite her apologies, the case has reignited debate over Germany's remembrance culture....
23:00, 05/15/2019

The big Shorten: Investors in Australia position for a Labor government As Australia's real-estate prices fall at the fastest rate in a generation, some investors are buying property stocks in a bet that the opposition Labor Party will win Saturday's national election....
11:26, 05/15/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers were independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
22:39, 05/14/2019

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.       ...
17:39, 06/12/2019

Senior Conservatives tell May to ditch Brexit talks with Labor British Prime Minister Theresa May was told by senior members of her own party on Tuesday to abandon talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labor Party as pressure mounted on her to name a date for standing down....
14:13, 05/14/2019

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
17:26, 07/12/2019

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance...
08:26, 05/02/2019

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with over...
19:52, 07/12/2019

SAS cancels more flights as labor talks resume with pilots Scandinavian Airlines is cancelling another 280 flights across the Nordic region through Thursday afternoon (1200 GMT), affecting 20,000 more passengers, due to a pilots' strike....
15:39, 05/01/2019

Six Marxist students vanish in China in the lead up to Labor Day Six Marxist university students who wanted to spend International Labor Day working alongside regular laborers have vanished in China, the latest in a series of disappearances and detentions of student activists....
03:26, 05/02/2019

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor secretary....
04:52, 07/19/2019

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 23, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observ...
10:52, 05/02/2019

Labor Leaders to Meet Monday on AFL-CIO Leadership Drama Earlier this week, we reported on serious internal drama within the leadership of the AFL-CIO: the labor coalition’s third-in-command had appealed to the executive council to save him from being suspended for allegedly improperly expensing a strip cl...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Labor to turn screws on multinational royalty payments A Labor government, if elected, will crack down on related party payments by multinationals that have annual global turnover greater than AU$1 billion....
08:00, 05/06/2019

CBOE, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, August 26, 2010- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Labor Day holiday: Friday......
23:00, 05/02/2019

Vice President Mike Pence backs Trump's call to lower interest rates, citing low consumer inflation Trump and economic advisor Larry Kudlow have also called for lower rates, though the Fed generally makes decisions independently of political demands....
22:52, 04/28/2019

High Profile Labor Leader Has a New Gig Fighting Against Teacher's Unions Andy Stern spent 14 years as the head of the SEIU, America’s most politically active labor union. He was perhaps the most visible union leader in America. And what is he doing now? He’s lending his name to a billionaire-funded astroturf group that ai...
22:13, 07/22/2019

Pregnant bikini model shamed for ‘problematic’ labor photoshoot A bikini model has been slammed online for posing for a staged photo with a full face of makeup to announce that she had gone into labor. Australian beauty Hannah Polites, 28, posted the snap which appeared to show that she and husband Grant Small, a...
22:52, 06/04/2019

Labor will invest AU$245m in regional telco programs if elected Labor’s promises have mirrored the Coalition’s, with AU$160 million to go to the mobile blackspots program and AU$60 million to work on Connected Community Plans with state, territory, and local governments....
03:39, 05/01/2019

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
13:26, 06/28/2019

General Electric's machinists oppose tentative labor deal The machinists union said on Wednesday it opposes a tentative labor contract reached this week with General Electric Co, potentially impeding the Boston-based conglomerate's efforts to avoid labor unrest during a difficult period....
20:52, 06/26/2019

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labor challenge Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised action on climate change and tax reform....
07:52, 05/18/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as t...
00:39, 07/11/2019

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®), Bats U.S. e...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday....
02:13, 07/17/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia's encryption laws....
10:26, 05/14/2019

Japan says Seoul must fix wartime labor issue that violates international law Seoul must take swift steps to resolve a dispute over the issue of compensation for wartime forced labor, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono told South Korea's ambassador on Friday, adding that the situation violated international law....
06:13, 07/19/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1bn to help workers and communities transition away from coalmining, export and power production, mak...
04:52, 05/16/2019

Unions to strike at Chile's Chuquicamata after labor deal falls through Unionized workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata copper mine, one of the world´s largest, said late on Wednesday they would walk off the job beginning Friday after failing to reach a labor deal with Codelco, the world's top copper producer....
13:26, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against t...
04:26, 05/15/2019

U.S. first-quarter productivity strongest since 2014, labor costs subdued U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in more than four years in the first quarter, depressing labor costs and suggesting inflation could remain benign for a while....
21:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
23:13, 05/14/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor relations board says Drivers of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's were independent contractors and not its employees, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said in a memo....
23:13, 05/14/2019

Israel’s Labor Party elects Amir Peretz as new leader Israel’s Labor Party announces that former leader Amir Peretz has won the party primaries, fending off two young rivals seeking to lead the one-time ruling party into the upcoming parliamentary elections...
23:13, 07/02/2019

The Brutal Labor Battle Consuming Pittsburgh's Biggest Paper PITTSBURGH— In April, the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue last October. The win caught much of the staff by surprise, and, according to a staff writer wh...
23:52, 05/23/2019

NHLPA's Don Fehr addresses player labor concerns NHLPA executive director Don Fehr discusses escrow, which a majority of player representatives consider the biggest issue in CBA talks. (June 16)       ...
03:13, 06/18/2019

U.N. labor body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fueled by the women's #MeToo movement....
17:39, 06/21/2019

Watch: Mom in labor's positive drug test blamed on bagel A New York state mother was temporarily separated from her newborn son after a bagel caused a false positive on a drug test administered while she was in labor....
18:39, 05/15/2019

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labor costs ahead of a downturn in the U.S. auto industry....
17:39, 07/16/2019

Sara Nelson Wants to Run That Militant Line All The Way to the Highest Seat in Labor There is an argument to be made—a plausible argument, even a strong argument—that the political environment is ripe for a revival of organized labor in America. Only one thing is lacking: a truly charismatic national leader. Many people believe that ...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Embattled Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Tuesday defended his actions as a former federal prosecutor and called Epstein's cri...
21:39, 07/09/2019

Trump Plans to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
01:52, 07/19/2019

Biden picks up endorsement of firefighters union as he courts labor The International Association of Fire Fighters is the first major labor group to announce its backing of a Democrat in the crowded 2020 presidential race....
13:13, 04/29/2019

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could finally be set to rise—“and that could spell trouble for corporate profit margins and the share prices t...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Labor's entire policy agenda is up for review, Jim Chalmers tells Q&A ‘Our job now is not to engage in some year-long pity party,’ leadership aspirant saysThe Labor leadership aspirant Jim Chalmers says the party’s entire policy agenda, including its ambitious 45% emissions reduction target, could be upended in the wak...
23:52, 05/20/2019

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed at reducing violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #MeToo movement. Delegates exchanged hugs, applaude...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's Foreign Ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
08:52, 07/19/2019

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the resignation of Alex Acosta....
07:00, 07/19/2019

Germany's Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
03:13, 05/12/2019

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
19:00, 07/05/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor with baby No. 4 We're soon going to have yet another Kardashian to keep up with, because Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor.        ...
07:52, 05/10/2019

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an official position on abortion. But it can't make that ...
01:26, 07/12/2019

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
03:13, 07/03/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stalemate....
16:00, 05/03/2019

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, including Russia....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary Alexander Acosta is facing renewed calls for his resignation over the lenient 2008 plea deal he cut ...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Labor Unions and Workers Mark May Day 2019 With Rallies, Protests Worldwide (BERLIN) — Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists ...
20:26, 05/01/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Wisco...
19:52, 07/12/2019

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. In his 20s he worked for the Australian Council of Trade Unions, and became president of the ACTU...
16:13, 05/16/2019

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea....
23:00, 07/09/2019

Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child....
15:13, 05/06/2019

Nationals launch ‘kids eat free’ program at home games through Labor Day Kids 12 and under can receive a free hot dog, potato chips or apple sauce and drink, in a program the Nationals say is unique in Major League Baseball....
01:26, 07/20/2019

Labor questions if Coalition law to target vegan activists oversteps the mark David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe federal Nationals frontbencher David Littleproud has accused the states of doing “bugger all” to stop animal activists invadi...
09:52, 07/22/2019

First 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' festival occurs Labor Day weekend Niantic promised real-world events for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in the same vein as Pokémon Go Fests when it announced the game's official launch. Now the company has revealed that it has already scheduled the new game's first fan...
05:13, 06/29/2019

Trump labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will hold news conference later on Wednesday to address the 2008 plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein that he made as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida, the Labor Department said in a statement....
19:13, 07/10/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida case — and said President Trump should give him the boot if he refuses to step down. “I am calling ...
18:13, 07/09/2019

California farmers increasingly turning to mechanization due to labor shortages, says survey Farmers in the nation's top agriculture state are increasingly moving to different forms of mechanization to get around the farm labor crunch, according to a survey....
15:39, 05/01/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta called a news conference on Wednesday to address his role in a non-prosecution agreement more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
20:39, 07/10/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimillionaire financier to spend a little more than a year in jail on sex crime charges. “@SecretaryAcost...
16:52, 07/09/2019

Labor Secretary Pick Eugene Scalia Has Strong Antiregulation Record n Eugene Scalia, the Trump administration has found a potential secretary of labor with an established record of pursuing limits on government regulation of business....
21:52, 07/19/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta defends handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended himself Wednesday against charges that he mishandled a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, refused to apologize to the accused perv’s victims and pointed the finger...
21:52, 07/10/2019

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
15:26, 07/09/2019

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to urban.       ...
22:13, 07/22/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
07:13, 06/07/2019

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy....
19:39, 07/12/2019

Special ed teacher suing California union in case that could cost labor big A California educator is battling a state teachers' union over his problems leaving the organization, in what his attorneys say could be a precedent-setting legal case that ultimately forces labor unions across the country to reimburse billions in ba...
21:39, 05/07/2019

Trump to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary President Trump said Thursday that he plans to nominate the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary. Trump said on Twitter that he will tap Eugene Scalia — a partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher — to...
04:13, 07/19/2019

German biscuit heiress draws ire with remark on Nazi forced labor The heiress of a German biscuits empire has stirred outrage after she appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
14:13, 05/14/2019

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a growing movement to dismiss the mandate....
18:52, 06/06/2019

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
04:13, 05/15/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
07:00, 06/03/2019

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the administration because of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade a...
17:26, 07/12/2019

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison government has an “open mind” about pursuing nuclear power during a combative question time where the ene...
13:39, 07/23/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
18:00, 06/14/2019

Australia's opposition Labor pledges bigger budget surpluses in election bid Australia's opposition Labor on Friday unveiled its economic blueprint for the May 18 election, promising bigger budget surpluses than the government in an attempt to undermine Prime Minister Scott Morrison's attacks on its economic management....
10:39, 05/10/2019

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
02:39, 05/30/2019

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation of wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
03:26, 07/18/2019

Watch: Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends non-prosecution deal with Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
21:00, 07/10/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal: Axios U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will hold news conference later on Wednesday addressing the 2008 plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein that he made as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida, Axios reported....
17:13, 07/10/2019

Senators call on DHS to crack down on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to crack down on imported cocoa produced with forced child labor. The senators cited an investigation by ...
21:52, 07/16/2019

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He is a partner in the Washington office of the Gibson, Dunn ...
09:13, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Codelco reports drop in copper output as labor talks loom Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, reported an 18% year-on-year drop in its first-quarter copper output on Thursday, as unions at its Chuquicamata mine announced they would hold talks with the company in hopes of averting a strike....
03:13, 05/31/2019

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girl...
22:39, 07/12/2019

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he...
19:00, 07/12/2019

US first-quarter productivity rises at the fastest pace since 2014; labor costs fall U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in more than four years in the first quarter, depressing labor costs and suggesting inflation could remain benign for a while....
19:13, 05/02/2019

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
21:39, 07/09/2019

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, according to ESPN. The program, ...
21:52, 07/12/2019

Workers Finding Clients Through Online Platforms Aren't Employees, Labor Department Says People who line up jobs through apps and sites such as Handy and Angie’s List are independent contractors and not employees of those platforms, the Labor Department said in a letter posted Monday morning....
19:00, 04/29/2019

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-tech materials imported from Japan on to North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions....
10:00, 07/12/2019

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
05:26, 07/10/2019

Perry Co. woman pleads guilty to forced labor scheme involving kids PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Perry County woman has admitted to allowing her boyfriend to force her children to work instead of going to school, under threat of severe punishment. Officials said 33-year-old Tiffany Walsh pleaded guilty Friday...
14:52, 06/30/2019

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Florida in 2008, saying that “facts are being overlooked” and he acted to make sure Epstein d...
23:13, 07/10/2019

Trump's labor department is giving the gig economy a carte blanche | Ross Barkan Tech companies shouldn’t be free to abuse their workforce without real government oversight. But that is exactly what is happeningTwo days before May Day, the Trump administration quietly punished the American worker. In a ruling lost in the din of t...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. Instead, he appears to be willing to leave Pizzella in place for the fores...
03:13, 07/16/2019

Japan summons South Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of microchips and smartphone displays....
06:13, 07/19/2019

Democrats resist vote on Trump USMCA deal despite Mexico's labor reforms Democratic leaders resisted calls from President Trump Tuesday to allow Congress to vote on his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, despite Mexico's passage this week of labor reforms they'd had long demanded as part of the deal....
12:00, 05/02/2019

US productivity in Q1 rises at solid 3.6% rate in best showing since 2014, while labor costs fall WASHINGTON (AP) — US productivity in Q1 rises at solid 3.6% rate in best showing since 2014, while labor costs fall....
15:39, 05/02/2019

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, pr...
13:52, 07/01/2019

German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy Backlash is growing after an heiress to a German biscuit empire shrugged off the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work in her family's business under Nazi rule....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor Blocking Ivory Coast cocoa as well as the chocolate produced from it would have broad effects on the U.S. chocolate and cocoa industry. The West African country produces roughly a third of the world’s supply....
01:52, 07/17/2019

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harder as leaders in both countries appeal to their political bases....
11:26, 07/12/2019

Japan, South Korea diplomats trade words in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
07:00, 07/19/2019

Trump to Nominate Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son for Labor Secretary We all know that President Trump met up with nepotism in a back alley, punched it in the balls, and hit it over the head with one of Ivanka’s kitten heels from her cruisewear line that seems to be exclusively sold at Marshall’s....
23:13, 07/19/2019

Acosta's replacement at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago....
18:13, 07/12/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida....
18:52, 07/12/2019

Trump 'feels badly' for labor secretary amid calls for resignation over Epstein case Alexander Acosta accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein, charged with sex trafficking, escape justice 10 years ago by securing a plea dealDonald Trump on Monday defended his labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, from accusations that he helped Jeffrey Epste...
07:13, 07/10/2019

Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims Democrats condemn as ‘amoral’ Alex Acosta’s proposed 80% funding cut for US agency that combats child sex trafficking Alexander Acosta, the US labor secretary under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, af...
18:26, 07/10/2019

South Korean forced labor victims to seek Japan's Mitsubishi asset sale South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers will seek a court order to forcibly liquidate Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' assets to compensate them, their lawyers said on Tuesday, risking more Japanese anger over the issue....
10:39, 07/16/2019

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Protesters gather outside Detroit Golf Club over labor dispute Protesters gathered at Detroit Golf Club on Wednesday in the wake of an ongoing labor dispute. The Rocket Mortgage Classic begins Thursday.        ...
18:13, 06/26/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution for sex crimes of Jeffrey Epstein in 2008....
22:39, 07/10/2019

Peter Garrett urges Bill Shorten to declare climate emergency if Labor wins Exclusive: Former environment minister calls for creation of ‘war’ cabinet committee to plot transition to zero carbonThe former environment minister Peter Garrett has urged an incoming Labor government to convene a climate emergency summit to plot a...
06:52, 05/09/2019

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the terms of a non-prosecution agreement he made 10 y...
07:39, 07/11/2019

United Auto Workers union opens tense labor talks with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler The talks are expected to be the most contentious in a decade amid "America first" policies from the Trump administration, a tight labor market and thousands of job cuts and cost reductions as the industry prepares for an expected economic downturn....
21:39, 07/15/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation over deal cut for Jeffrey Epstein Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for his involvement in a non-prosecution deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was then being investigated under suspicion of sex...
00:39, 07/10/2019

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sanders supports....
03:39, 07/20/2019

Eugene Scalia, Trump's labor nominee, frustrated Obama's agenda with mastery of legal minutiae President Trump’s nomination of Eugene Scalia to lead the Labor Department would put one of the private-sector attorneys most responsible for frustrating the Obama administration’s labor policy agenda in charge of the current administration’s agenda....
12:52, 07/20/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a controversial non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex traffic...
00:39, 07/11/2019

Trump defends 'excellent' labor secretary amid scrutiny over Epstein plea deal – live Donald Trump ignores calls for Alexander Acosta to resign over role in securing a lenient 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey EpsteinSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.01pm BST It’s been quite a day, and we’re no where near done...
21:00, 07/09/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta defends role in Epstein plea deal, faults state prosecutors Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta pushed back Wednesday against calls for him to stand down over his past involvement in a plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged in federal court this week with sex trafficking -- saying his office fo...
21:52, 07/10/2019

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed scrutiny over his actions in the case against Epstein while serving as U.S. attorney in Miami....
19:26, 07/09/2019

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
07:52, 07/01/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient....
17:00, 07/12/2019

Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live Acosta was under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, following sex trafficking ring investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.56pm BST Speaking next to Alexander Acosta, Donald...
16:13, 07/12/2019

Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total....
21:39, 05/23/2019

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
05:52, 06/06/2019

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
06:00, 07/19/2019

'We need change': Amazon workers are planning a labor strike on Prime Day Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minneapolis are using the Prime Day strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.       ...
19:26, 07/10/2019

NGO's softly-softly tactics tackle labor abuses at Malaysia factories Transparentem didn’t rush to expose abuses at five factories and shame their western customers – instead it asked the companies to work with the factories to fix the problemsThe 18-month investigation unearthed serious abuses at five apparel factorie...
21:26, 06/22/2019

Prince Harry’s press office says his wife Meghan went into labor early Monday, Harry is with her LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry’s press office says his wife Meghan went into labor early Monday, Harry is with her....
16:13, 05/06/2019

Trump’s fight with Biden over union endorsement foreshadows a nasty fight over labor votes in 2020 Trump relied on working-class white voters to win states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania en route to his electoral college victory in 2016. Biden and other Democrats are plotting to win them back....
12:13, 05/02/2019

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia, son of Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia, as labor secretary Reuters President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor secretary. Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with ...
15:13, 07/19/2019

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace Alex Acosta as secretary of labor....
17:13, 07/19/2019

'Mr. Acosta should not be allowed to rewrite history': Former Florida state's attorney issues sharp rebuke of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former Florida State Attorney Barry Krischer responded to US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, after he pinned blame for financier Jeffrey Epstein's lenient sentence on the State Attorney's office, saying Acosta's "re...
13:52, 07/11/2019

The Fed Follows the Market Yet Again This article from Financial Forecast co-editors Steven Hochberg and Pete Kendall explains why the Fed DOES NOT drive interest rates. See the crystal-clear facts and evidence that uncovers the truth behind this common misconception....
14:13, 05/01/2019

Get the Market Out of Healthcare A new Los Angeles Times poll, conducted with the Kaiser Family Foundation, shows how desperately awful health insurance is becoming in this country. The poll revealed that more than four in 10 people with employer-sponsored insurance—you know, the ki...
20:13, 05/02/2019

What you need to know before getting into housing market Home buyers aren't rushing into the housing market. Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss what's holding them back....
23:39, 05/29/2019

The Fed's Job Market Experiment If it wasn’t apparent already, the April jobs report makes it plenty clear the Federal Reserve isn’t likely to cut rates anytime soon. But what would it take for the central bank to raise them?...
17:26, 05/03/2019

UK new car market declines again in May A 4.6% year-on-year fall in registrations was recorded as diesel declined for the 26th consecutive month Britain’s new car market continued its negative trend in May in the face of continued political instability, a fall in consumer confidence and ...
12:52, 06/05/2019

Is This a Market Melt-Up? Here Are Some Ways to Tell Once again, stocks are hot. Following a drubbing late last year, benchmark indexes have been grinding higher as investors keep piling in, setting fresh all-time highs in the process. Is this another r......
18:52, 04/28/2019

How to Capitalize on Market Corrections Market corrections can be a great place to jump in, or even add to your position -- and be ready to capitalize on the resumption of the trend. But how do you know when a correction might end? You'll get your answers in this short video....
00:26, 06/28/2019

A Tanker War Would Rock the Oil Market Oil prices briefly surged following attacks attributed to Iran near the Strait of Hormuz, and comparisons to the ineffective Tanker War of the 1980s shouldn’t reassure us about how bad it could get....
20:52, 06/13/2019

Fed's Evans: The market is seeing something 'that I haven't seen yet' At a time when markets are anticipating at least two interest rate cuts before the end of 2019, Evans did not commit to any further loosening of policy....
16:00, 06/04/2019

A $2 Million Drug Is About to Hit the Market A new treatment for an infant muscle-wasting disease is about to go on sale at a potential cost of $2 million, a record price tag likely to fuel the continuing scrutiny of how drugs are priced and how insurers pay....
18:52, 05/07/2019

Bigger Is Better in U.S. Stock Market In the past 12 months, the Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks has lost 8.5%, compared with the S&P 500, whose 7.2% rise has been driven by Facebook, Netflix and other technology stocks....
02:13, 06/25/2019

The Bond Market Is Trying to Tell Us Something (Worry) Bond yields, the yield curve, inflation expectations, Fed-rate predictions. The bond market might seem indecipherable but it’s full of important clues about the economy....
16:13, 05/30/2019

Have your first $1,000 to invest? Don't even think about the stock market Looking for a hot stock tip to get started on growing your wealth? Have your first $1,000 to invest in the market but not sure where to put it? Here's the only answer that makes sense....
18:52, 05/29/2019

Is the stock market closed July 4th? U.S. stocks and bond markets are closed Thursday for July 4th and will close early on Wednesday. Foreign financial markets will be open.       ...
00:39, 07/03/2019

Pearson goes 'digital first' in U.S. college market Pearson, the world's biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form first, in a break from the traditional and more expensive textbook publishing model....
03:13, 07/16/2019

This cheap ruggedised tablet is probably the best on the market Leading ruggedised smartphone maker Blackview has unveiled what it calls the world’s largest rugged mobile, the BV6100. With a 6.88-inch display, it is within touching distance of popular non-rugged tablets like the Amazon Fire 7 when it ...
17:13, 07/15/2019

These 3 ETFs can help you hedge against market turmoil U.S. stocks are feeling the heat of an escalating trade war with China, but investors can hedge their bets with a few safety-oriented ETFs, experts say....
23:39, 05/13/2019

Here's how the red-hot IPO market can continue to burn bright Wall Street has IPO fever, and Renaissance Capital principal Kathleen Smith says healthy demand for these upstarts should keep the market red-hot this year....
12:39, 06/18/2019

Uber Has Poisoned an IPO Market That Was Sick Anyway Uber’s flop makes it harder for the next big Silicon Valley unicorn trying to shift its losses on to public markets, just as Snap’s dire debut did two years ago....
13:39, 05/14/2019

India's Bond Market Could Benefit From Some Sin While governments in emerging markets have spent decades developing domestic bond markets, the finance ministry of the world’s second-most populous nation is turning to foreign-currency debt. Strangely, that might not be a bad idea....
10:52, 07/09/2019

Huawei's sales dropped 30% in one key market following US ban A large drop in sales for Huawei as a direct result of its US ban has been reported multiple times over the course of the past week. Throughout the process, however, the company has remained pretty quiet. But speaking at a press conference held in Ma...
03:00, 05/30/2019

There's a 'self-correcting' force in the oil market: Strategist Jurrien Timmer of Fidelity Investments says he expects oil prices to move higher, but "not in a material way" because U.S. producers can increase production in response to high prices....
14:13, 06/14/2019

Two risks that could surprise the market in the second half While Wall Street focuses on U.S.-China trade war dangers, Medley Global Advisors' Ben Emons sees two risks making a comeback in the year's second half....
23:52, 06/30/2019

No, China Can't Sink the U.S. Treasury Market China owns U.S. Treasurys worth $1.1 trillion, but threats that it could dump them and upend the bond market ring hollow. Potshots at corporate America have a better chance of getting through to President Trump....
13:39, 05/14/2019

The Legal System Is a Financial Market Harvard University is investing money in an outside firm that funds promising lawsuits, then takes a cut of the winnings. This strategy is spectacularly profitable, as well as a sign of a rotted and failing justice system....
18:39, 06/26/2019

6 ways to effectively market an AI startup Of the large number of AI startups springing up around the world, only a few will survive. Those that do will have more than a strong product.Read More...
06:26, 05/13/2019

Ron Insana: There's much more this market should be worried about than just the trade war So, its not just the trade war that is providing bricks in the market's "wall of worry." It's many things all occurring in the run-up to the 2020 presidential elections in the U.S....
18:52, 05/30/2019

FX: Drawing a line under market movements Stop-loss orders have proved their worth again in 2018, protecting retail FX traders in particular from increased volatility in emerging market currencies....
19:52, 04/28/2019

BDCs add mid-market CLOs to funding mix NEW YORK, June 17 (LPC) - FS KKR Capital Corp is the latest Business Development Company (BDC) to issue a middle market Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) fund as the sector seeks to diversify funding sources and drive portfolio growth....
23:26, 06/17/2019

Understanding China’s ‘One-Way Bet’ Property Market The history of China’s housing market is short by global standards, since private home ownership only began in 1998. But what a two decades it’s been. Home prices have skyrocketed, creating a mentality that real estate is a one-way bet. The governmen...
10:52, 05/29/2019

The LG V50 ThinQ 5G is a surprise hit, at least in one key market for the company Like many other mobile device makers, from Samsung to Xiaomi, Sony, and even HTC, LG is putting its faith into 5G cellular technology to start a new industrial revolution and turn things around for the stagnating smartphone market. After years of try...
13:13, 06/24/2019

Mr. Market Just Got Inside Your Head. Don't Let Him Mess With You When stock markets fall sharply and immediately recover, the losses seem to disappear. But that doesn’t mean no one feels any pain. Jason Zweig explores the phenomenon....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Why Boeing was up in the pre-market on news it will take $5B charge Boeing was up in the pre-market despite its plan to take a $4.9 billion charge to compensate their customers affected by the 737 Max. CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" discusses what this means for the stock....
17:13, 07/19/2019

This buyback-focused ETF is beating the market—here's how TrimTabs' All-Cap U.S. Free-Cash Flow exchange-traded fund is beating the market this year by focusing on high-quality buyback programs, says its manager....
18:52, 06/29/2019

Crowded NL could blow up MLB’s trade market The National League is what we thought it would be. The weekend began with 14 teams either in a playoff position or within 4 ¹/₂ games of one. Wither the Marlins, who would have to climb 10 rungs just to reach horrendous. In early May, I believe the ...
20:13, 05/04/2019

HTC could be about to exit another major smartphone market HTC has spent the last few years drastically downsizing its smartphone business in a bid to reduce losses. This has led to the brand’s exit from a number of key markets, and now it seems as though China could be next. Announced via Chinese social net...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Bugatti Says Its New Car Will Have a Body 'Which is Not Today on the Market' But What Could That Be? Bugatti, a maker of rapidly-moving motor carriages targeted at people who could also afford to buy, say, a locomotive if they so chose, revealed, via an interview with their president, Stephan Winkelmann, that an upcoming next Bugatti would have a bo...
23:00, 05/20/2019

This Might Be the Last Great Stock Picker's Market It’s now easier for global fund managers to invest in Shanghai and Shenzhen-listed shares, thanks to programs such as Stock Connect, a trading link with Hong Kong. This could be a fertile hunting ground for savvy investors....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Slack going public in a red-hot IPO market, with a twist Workplace messaging firm Slack is about to go public in a red-hot IPO market, but it's approach to going public--using a "direct listing"--is slightly different than an IPO....
15:00, 06/20/2019

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users' device and network types. In exchange, user...
19:52, 06/11/2019

At $23,900, Does This Gray-Market 2001 Audi S3 Have You Seeing Red? There’s something intrinsically rewarding about having something few others can share. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe S3 is claimed to be one of only five in the entire U.S., which makes it as exclusive as can be. Does that fact mean it should be a...
19:13, 06/11/2019

Solskjaer says Man Utd must be 'smart' in transfer market "Manchester United must take \"smart\" decisions when signing new players during the close season and nurture their youth players so they can compete in the Premier League next season, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said."...
10:52, 05/10/2019

Owl Rock's IPO Boosts Niche Market Asset manager Owl Rock’s business development company, with a valuation of about $6 billion, highlights the growth potential for private debt markets as institutional investors expand to remote corners of Wall Street....
22:39, 07/19/2019

The Market Wasn't Surprised by What the Fed Didn't Do Who (or what) drives interest rates? Most investors, the financial media and Wall Street assume "the Fed does." Now see the crystal-clear facts and evidence that show otherwise....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Market Pullback Pays Off for VIX Wagers Traders betting on a spike in Wall Street’s fear gauge were the big winners from Tuesday’s market turmoil after the Cboe Volatility index rose nearly 34%....
20:00, 05/08/2019

BMW joins electric scooter market BMW has joined Volkswagen in launching an electric scooter. The 799-euro ($890) scooter is similar to those offered by sharing services Bird Rides and LimeBike....
18:39, 05/24/2019

Is the stock market closed for Memorial Day? U.S. stock and bond markets are closed on Monday to observe Memorial Day. Foreign financial markets will be open.        ...
19:39, 05/24/2019

Manga and the art of the mass-market masterpiece As the British Museum opens the biggest exhibition of the comic-book artform outside Japan, graphic novelist Fumio Obata celebrates its enduring appeal• Manga in the frame: images from the British Museum exhibitionManga is basically pulp fiction. It’...
17:52, 05/18/2019

Local Can Be Lucrative in a Bear Market In a bull market, investment and business opportunities seem to be everywhere, to the point they're almost hard to miss. Bear markets, on the other hand, are more challenging. Even so, the opportunities are there -- if you know where to look....
22:00, 06/03/2019

30 years of capital market progress Asia Pacific used to be an afterthought for global banks, but thanks to China, it is now one of the world’s most important financial regions. Where once bond and loan bankers might do 20 deals a year, now that’s a week’s work. And billion-dollar IPOs...
11:26, 06/28/2019

Three things could cause a 'second wave' in the market sell-off The combination of mounting recession fears, bets on a more cautious Fed and a regular uptick in market volatility could spell more losses, writes Nomura....
18:26, 05/24/2019

Private collectors key to boosting Russia’s art market MOSCOW (AP) — Private collectors have become key players in Russia’s art market, at a time when sanctions and economic woes have pushed culture down the Kremlin’s agenda. Wealthy individuals like Roman Babichev are filling the gap by brin...
09:13, 06/02/2019

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
06:00, 06/05/2019

Another Stock Market Record, but It's a Different Kind of Boom The biggest threat to the recent stock-market rebound is the end of the Goldilocks economy, either through a return to fears of recession, or a resurgence of inflation that wakes the Fed’s hawks from their slumber....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Xiaomi wants to dominate the smartphone market with Redmi's help The Redmi Note 7International markets are becoming increasingly more important to Xiaomi. And in an interview with Sina Tech, the CEO of Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi, Lu Weibing, did nothing to hide this fact and openly detailed the company’s plans for g...
01:13, 06/01/2019

The stock market is inches away from a new record and the Fed could push it over the top The S&P 500 is closing in on its all-time high, and is likely to sail past it, as long as the Fed promises lower interest rates and the trade war calms down....
20:39, 06/18/2019

Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia Pakistan has agreed its 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s. Steering a recovery may be a tougher task than winning the world cup for cricketer-turned-PM Imran Khan....
05:52, 06/12/2019

EU Fines Qualcomm for Second Time Over Market Abuse The EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 242 million euros ($271 billion) Thursday, in another blow against a tech titan that is fighting competition battles in Asia and the......
16:13, 07/18/2019

Kate Spade’s Manhattan apartment goes on the market The Upper East Side co-op where fashion icon Kate Spade ended her life more than a year ago is on the market for $6.35 million, sources said. The late designer and her widower Andy Spade bought the 3,000 square-foot, third-floor pad in 1999 for $2.67...
07:13, 06/20/2019

CarMax record Q1 illustrates used-car market strength CarMax retailed 224,268 used vehicles, a 13 percent spike, during its first quarter. Same-store used-vehicle sales rose 9.5 percent compared with a dip of 2.3 percent in the year-ago period....
19:13, 06/21/2019

‘They’re gentrifying it’: big money muscles in on the cannabis market At the Cannabis Europa conference this week, business interests will be well represented – to the dismay of veteran campaignersLater this week at London’s Southbank Centre, hundreds of people – mainly men, mainly suited – will gather in a lecture hal...
11:13, 06/23/2019