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October 2021 Jobs Report: Gain of 531,000 Offers Brighter Picture

“It’s a euphemism, but something the Fed takes very seriously,” said Diane Swonk, the chief economist at the accounting firm Grant Thornton. If the current surge in prices does not […]




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The Economic Rebound Is Still Waiting for Workers

“They’re making a lot of profits in part because they’re saving on labor costs, and the question is how long can that go on,” said Julia Pollak, chief economist for […]




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September 2021 Jobs Report Shows Gain of Just 194,000 as Delta Persisted

Job growth slowed to the year’s weakest pace last month as the latest coronavirus wave dashed hopes of an imminent return to normal for the U.S. economy.Employers added just 194,000 […]




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Weak Employment and Rising Prices Raise the Stakes for the Fed

A weak jobs report in September is unlikely to derail the Federal Reserve’s plans to start slowly withdrawing some economic support this year. But it is the latest indication of […]




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Weak employment and rising prices are raising the stakes for the Fed.

Federal Reserve officials received bad news in the September jobs report, which showed weak hiring and stagnating participation in the labor force — signs that the labor market will take […]




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‘Squid Game,’ the Netflix Hit, Taps South Korean Fears

In “Squid Game,” the hit dystopian television show on Netflix, 456 people facing severe debt and financial despair play a series of deadly children’s games to win a $38 million […]




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La pandemia afectó tu economía. Esto debes hacer

Es bien sabido que los informes de las agencias contienen una buena cantidad de errores. Si encuentras algunos, haz el reclamo. Para empezar, contacta tanto a las agencias de información […]




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Poverty in U.S. Declined Thanks to Government Aid, Census Report Shows

The share of people living in poverty in the United States fell to a record low last year as an enormous government relief effort helped offset the worst economic contraction […]




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The U.K. Prepared for a Jobs Crisis, but Got the Unexpected

So the government doubled its army of so-called work coaches, who help people on unemployment benefits find jobs. It hired 13,500 more coaches, a bigger force than was marshaled after […]




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Your Finances Took a Hit From the Pandemic. Here’s What You Do Now.

As for that tax return, it never hurts to organize all the tax data you can during the last few months of the calendar year. It’s a record of your […]