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  • New college grads see slow wage growth

    New college grads see slow wage growth
    New college graduates have seen their wages rise more slowly than the rest of the U.S. workforce since the Great Recession, new research from the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank shows, a trend that reflects continued weakness in the economy. “...
  • U.S. funds recommend highest cash holdings in six years in July: Reuters poll

    NEW YORK/BANGALORE (Reuters) - U.S. fund managers recommended the highest cash holdings since the start of the financial crisis in July, becoming more defensive over the standoff between Russia and the West on Ukraine, a Reuters poll showed....
  • World investors load up on stocks, Europe leads way: Reuters poll

    LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors bought more stocks in July than at any point in more than two years, spearheaded by a push into Europe and growing confidence in the continent's economic recovery, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday. Faith in the global...
  • Fewer new firms formed, hurting U.S. growth: Fed paper

    (Reuters) - A drop in new U.S. business formation that began in 2007 has slowed job growth and could have a lasting negative effect on economic growth, according to research published Thursday by the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank. With fewer new firms...
  • July's job growth strong but below expectations

    July's job growth strong but below expectations
    The labor market extended its best streak since the late 1990s, posting solid job growth last month that lured more people back into the workforce. The 209,000 net new jobs were below analyst expectations and a sharp falloff from June's robust 298,000...
  • Too-big-to-fail banks' living wills are inadequate, regulators say

    Too-big-to-fail banks' living wills are inadequate, regulators say
    Six years after the financial crisis, regulators said that 11 banks deemed too big to fail still have produced no workable procedures to help regulators shut them down should they ever reach the brink of failure. The Federal Reserve and the Federal...
  • High-yield junk bond funds worldwide post $4.4 billion outflows: BofA

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors worldwide pulled $4.4 billion out of high-yield junk bond funds in the week ended July 30, marking a third straight week of big withdrawals from the funds, data from a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report...
  • Bear market seems unlikely as anxieties rattle investors

    Bear market seems unlikely as anxieties rattle investors
    Investors can't shake the jitters. After a brief calm in the stock market Monday in the wake of last week's sharp sell-off, investors turned squeamish about stocks again Tuesday and took cover in Treasury bonds. At one point, selling drove the Dow Jones...
  • Economy adds 209,000 new jobs in July

    Economy adds 209,000 new jobs in July
    Job growth in the United States continued at a solid pace in July, with the economy adding 209,000 new jobs, the Labor Department said Friday. Economists had expected an increase of about 230,000 jobs. The unemployment rate was 6.2 percent, up from...
  • How to escape the medical care debt trap

    How to escape the medical care debt trap
    The single biggest cause of personal bankruptcy in the United States isn't job loss or irresponsible use of credit. It's medical expenses. An analysis this year by NerdWallet Health found that about 60% of all bankruptcies are health related. And a...
  • President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]

    President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]
    On February 19, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America." This was no mere rhetoric from the telegenic man who would go on to best Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Rather, it was an audacious (to borrow a term)...