Planned job cuts slow in May as retail continues to lead this year Companies announced plans to cut 31,517 jobs in May, a 13 percent decrease from April, a private survey reported Thursday.
US factories shift into 'higher gear' despite trade worries, Fed says U.S. factories ramped up production in late April and early May despite the risk of a global trade war, but soft consumer spending kept […]
$1 a day for college? Walmart unveils a new employee perk in bid to snag workers Walmart hopes that helping send its workers back to college will keep them with the company.
Banks temper expectations for the first 'Volcker Rule' rewrite U.S. regulators are set to rewrite rules reining in banks’ risky trading behavior, making changes that will cut compliance costs but stopping far short of allowing […]
US first-quarter growth revised down to 2.2% U.S. economic growth slowed slightly more than initially thought in the first quarter amid downward revisions to inventory investment and consumer spending, but income tax cuts are likely […]
Trade war risk stalks the global economic upturn, OECD reports The prospect of a trade war is threatening the global growth outlook, which otherwise is on course for a 40-year low in unemployment, the OECD […]
London remains a 'very solid' city despite Brexit, consulting firm says The longer-term outlook for London remains positive despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, according to global consulting firm A.T. Kearney’s 2018 Global Cities Report.
Why a strong economy won't save Republicans in the 2018 midterms One of the best-known slogans in recent political history is: “It’s the economy, stupid.”
Confidence in the jobs market soars to highest level since 2001 Consumers are more confident about the labor market than any time in the past 17 years, according to the latest report from the Conference […]