U.S. Economy Adds 130,000 Jobs in August, Less Than Expected

The U.S. economy added 130,000 jobs in August, less than economists expected. The unemployment rate remain unchanged at 3.7%. Among the sectors were job creation increased was federal government, health care and financial services. The increase in government jobs was largely due to the hiring of temporary workers to prepare for the 2020 Census set […]

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College Tuition is Skyrocketing But So Are College Housing Costs

One of the fastest growing costs of college education is not just tuition but student housing. Average cost of tuition at public colleges tripled between 1990 and 2018 to $10,270. As a result, average student debt has increased from about $11,000 to about $35,000 in that time. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and […]

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China May Restrict Access of U.S. Companies to Technology

China is taking steps to protect its technological advancements, it says, in the latest tit-for-tat in escalating trade tensions with the U.S. The move is seen as retaliation to the U.S. government’s stance against Chinese technologies companies. Last month the U.S. added Huawei, the giant Chinese smartphone maker, to a blacklist of companies prevented from […]

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U.S. Cities Best in World for Making a Living According to Report

San Francisco is the world’s best city in terms of making a living, according to an annual analysis conducted by Deutsche Bank. The firm’s “Mapping the World’s Prices 2019” report, which analyzes cities the world over and ranks them for salary and disposable income after rent, placed the Golden City first. San Francisco had previously […]

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Sinclair Reaches Agreement to Purchase 21 Sports Networks from Disney

Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the nation’s largest media companies, has reached an agreement to purchase twenty-one regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co. The deal is worth a reported $10.6 billion. The purchase extends the Maryland-based Sinclair’s push into major media markets. Disney came into possession of the sports networks when it took over […]

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Alphabet Tops LinkedIn’s List of Most Desired Companies

Online job search firm LinkedIn has released its annual list of most sought after companies. This year’s Top Companies list is the company’s fourth and lists the companies Americans most want to work for – and remain at once they’re there. The methodology behind the list is actual actions LinkedIn users have taken on the […]

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U.S. Shown to Add 304,000 Jobs in January in Stellar Jobs Report

The U.S. economy, surpassing expectations, added 304,000 jobs in January, indicating the economy remains as strong as it has been in recent months. Economists had been expecting gains of about 180,000 new jobs for the month. The unemployment rate ticked up slightly from 3.9% to 4%, mainly due to the government shutdown. The U.S. government […]

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The U.S. Economy Added 250,000 Jobs in October Exceeding Expectations

The U.S. economy added 250,000 jobs last month exceeding expectations set by most economists. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7%. The jobless rate is at the lowest it’s been since 1969, 49 years ago. Among the industries that added the most jobs are healthcare at 36,000, business services with 35,000 and manufacturing with 32,000 […]

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July Jobs Report Shows U.S. Economy Continues to Grow

The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate ticked down to 3.9% in a jobs report that was below analysts’ expectations but still showed an economy humming along. Experts had expected job gains of 190,000 for the month. Among the sectors adding the most positions were manufacturing with 37,000, health care […]

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