By Judah Bellin | 11/14/13 07:11 PM
Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal reported that private colleges are seeing precipitous declines in enrollment. From 2010 to 2012, more than a quarter of all private colleges saw their incoming classes shrink by 10 percent. In contrast, from 2006 to 2009, fewer than 20 percent of...
By Associated Press | 11/14/13 10:03 AM
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits slipped 2,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 339,000, the fifth straight decline that shows businesses see little need to cut jobs.
By Joseph Lawler | 11/13/13 12:57 PM
Who will begin unwinding the Fed's $85-billion-a-month bond-buying program: Ben Bernanke or Janet Yellen?
11/13/13 10:41 AM
(www.bostonglobe.com) Shang Skipper is running out of time to solve a problem he never expected.
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 09:53 AM
SEATTLE — Dozens of problematic ballots could determine the fate of an initiative that seeks to establish a $15 minimum wage for many workers in the airport city of SeaTac.
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/12/13 10:42 AM
President Obama will travel to Cleveland on Thursday to deliver a speech on the economy, the latest in the administration's push to pivot the nation's attention to jobs. Obama will speak at the ArcelorMittal Cleveland steel plant, the White House announced.
11/12/13 09:38 AM
(online.wsj.com) America's jobs recovery is proceeding on two separate tracks—a pattern that is persisting far longer than after past economic rebounds and lately has been growing worse.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/12/13 08:25 AM
Democrats in Congress are preparing a new proposal to hike the minimum wage to $10.10, with the increases to come in three steps ending in 2015.
By Michael Barone | 11/08/13 05:53 PM
When American politicians get around to reforming their immigration laws, they tend to look backwards. They seek to address immigration problems in the past rather than look ahead and set policy that will strengthen the nation in the future. That’s true, in my opinion, of the bipartisan...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/09/13 08:31 AM
President Obama thanked the nation’s veterans on Saturday and called for more measures to help returning servicemembers find jobs in the private sector. “If you fight for your country overseas, you should never have to fight for a job when you come home,” said Obama in his weekly...
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