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Study Finds Minimum Wage Increases Do Not Negatively Affect Employment Rates
One of the most common arguments used by those opposed to raising the minimum wage is the theory that employers will cut jobs to make up the cost. However, a ...
How Well Do You Know How Taxes Work?
Taxes have been the bane of American life since the very beginning; in fact, we’re still sensitive about rising tariffs. Whether we like it or not, taxes are extremely important ...
The Most Devastating Stock Market Crashes of All-Time
Stock market crashes aren’t a 20th-century phenomenon. People have been worried about money for as long as we can remember, and though the share market has seen a fair amount ...
Economic Growth Rebound Is in the Cards, but Fiscal and Monetary Policy Could Shuffle the Deck
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The current economic expansion, now entering its ninth year, is forecast to continue, with full-year growth at 2.0 percent for 2017, according to the Fannie ...
Graduates from Mercuria’s Apprenticeship Program Join President Trump to Announce Workforce Development Initiative
WASHINGTON, June 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Graduates from Mercuria Energy’s apprenticeship program today joined President Donald J. Trump at the White House to highlight workforce development in the United States. ...
Rocky Start on 2017 U.S. GDP Does Not Alter Continued Slow Trend Growth
NEW YORK, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis today reported 0.7 percent annualized growth in real Gross Domestic Product for the first quarter of 2017. ...
March Disappointment Understates Trend in a Tightening Labor Market
NEW YORK, April 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. employment increased by 98,000 jobs in March, down from an increase of 219,000 jobs in February. March’s surprisingly weak job growth is ...
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in February
NEW YORK, March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.6 percent in February to 126.2 (2010 = 100), following a 0.6 percent increase in ...
Growth Forecast Unchanged Ahead of Expected Rate Hike
WASHINGTON, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Growth expectations for 2017 remain subject to both upside and downside risks from potential policy changes as the Federal Reserve considers raising interest rates ...
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