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  • Housing data hits Wall Street; S&P has worst day since August 5

    Housing data hits Wall Street; S&P has worst day since August 5
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday, with the S&P 500 suffering its biggest one-day decline since early August, as the latest housing data came in much weaker than expected, raising new concerns about the rate of growth in the economy.
  • A voice from the past warns of the Big Money takeover of the university

    "The present primacy of public relations in the management of universities, the view that they must ingratiate themselves with the public, and in particular with the most wealthy and influential portions of it, the doctrine that a university may...

    U.S. economy may need to exceed full employment for inflation to rise: Fed's Dudley

    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve may briefly allow the U.S. unemployment rate to fall below what is considered sustainable in the long run in order for inflation to rise to the central bank's target, New York Federal Reserve bank president William Dudley...

    L.A. lawmakers could vote soon on wage boost for hotel workers

    L.A. lawmakers could vote soon on wage boost for hotel workers
    Los Angeles lawmakers could vote as soon as Wednesday to boost the minimum wage for workers at big hotels to $15.37 -- well above the minimum that Mayor Eric Garcetti is championing for workers citywide. Labor groups have rallied behind the plan to ramp...

    Pinched consumers going on saving spree, looking for deals

    Squeezed between flat wages and rising prices, many middle-class consumers are feeling poor. The recession forced many people to change their ways as nearly 9 million Americans lost their jobs and home foreclosures hit record highs. As a result, many...