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.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
The 5-year-old U.S. recovery is gaining momentum from a surprisingly robust job market and moving the economy closer to full health.
Friday, July 4, 2014
U.S. employers accelerated their hiring last month, adding a robust 288,000 jobs and helping drive the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday invited top economists to a private lunch at the White House for the second time in three weeks, tapping a broad array of ideological views as he seeks to assemble an economic agenda for the remaining 30 months of his presidency.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
U.S. auto sales grew at the fastest pace in eight years in June, surprising the industry and setting it up for a strong second half of the year.
The U.S. manufacturing sector grew at a slightly slower pace in June after hitting the year's highest level the prior month, the Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday.
Monday, June 30, 2014
In the meadow, four white-haired Shorthorn heifers peel off from the others, raising their heads at the same time in the same direction. Unsettling, when you know they are clones.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
U.S. authorities are set to announce Monday a deal in which the French bank BNP Paribas pleads guilty to helping some countries to avoid U.S. sanctions and agrees to pay an US$8.9 billion fine, the New York Times reported Friday.