Friday, July 18, 2014
A U.S. job search website has put mail carrier, farmer, meter reader, newspaper reporter and travel agent on its annual list of the most-endangered jobs, underscoring the changes in the job landscape triggered by evolving information and communications technologies.
The U.S. economy has continued to shake off its winter sluggishness with all regions of the country seeing expansion, the Federal Reserve said in a report Wednesday.
Brazil's central bank unanimously agreed to hold its key interest rate steady at 11 percent Wednesday, despite inflationary pressures.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
U.S. retail sales increased slightly in June, evidence that consumers remain cautious despite steady job gains this year.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Atlantic City's crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said they expect to shut it down in mid-September.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
The battle between ride-sharing and traditional taxi service is heating up in New York, with a new rival for ride-seekers declared illegal even before launching.
Friday, July 11, 2014
The Federal Reserve plans to end bond purchases in October, winding up a five-year stimulus effort to support the U.S. economy, central bank June meeting minutes showed Wednesday.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Foreign high-skilled workers aren't supposed to take jobs from Americans, but they sometimes do. When companies apply to bring in a foreign worker on an H-1B visa, they are required by the U.S. Labor Department to ensure the new arrivals will not adversely affect similarly employed U.S. workers.
Monday, July 7, 2014
In an inspiring rags to riches story, a Malaysian-born street vendor who once lived a life of poverty is now set to open a 15,000 square foot restaurant in Twitter's headquarters at San Francisco's Bay Area.
One of Venezuela's leading newspapers, El Universal, has been purchased by a group of Spanish investors, the daily announced on Saturday.