Labor board ruling on graduate student employment rankles universities, lawmakers - Washington Post

Prestigious universities, including Columbia, Harvard and Stanford University, submitted a joint brief to the labor board earlier this year that said involving students in the bargaining process would disrupt operations. They expressed concern that ...

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Samsung says strong demand for the Note 7 could cause delays, stock falls 2% - CNBC

"We appreciate the strong demand and positive response to the Galaxy Note7 from consumers across the globe. As pre-order results for the Galaxy Note7 have far exceeded our estimates, its release date in some markets has been adjusted," Samsung said ...

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Kids and Money: After the summer job, figuring out taxes - Reading Eagle

If your kids are wrapping up a summer job and heading back to school, they've probably had a few painful experiences with Uncle Sam and our complicated tax laws. Face it, no one, especially novice workers, really enjoy seeing the gap in their paycheck ...

Monday, August 22, 2016

Credit cards surge in popularity thanks to below-prime borrowers - CNBC

The number of credit-card accounts in the U.S. is rising quickly, thanks in large part to more riskier borrowers gaining access to credit for the first time since the Great Recession. Ten million new consumers entered the credit-card marketplace in the ...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Confidence among US home builders up amid job growth, low interest rates - Washington Post

Confidence among U.S. home builders climbed in August as steady job growth and low interest rates boosted prospects for the residential real estate market in the second half of the year, according to industry group data released Monday. The National ...

Monday, August 15, 2016

The US dollar could stay stuck in a rut until after November - CNBC

There are positives from a weaker dollar. It's good for U.S. corporations that make profits overseas, positive for commodities prices and for U.S. exports. A strong dollar, on the other hand, could be problematic in that if it strengthens too much and ...

Monday, August 15, 2016