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Women Now Make Up the Majority of the U.S. Labor Force

Women Now Make Up the Majority of the U.S. Labor Force

Women have replaced men as the majority of jobholders, and the roles they’re choosing signals a labor-market shift.
The U.S. Wealth Gap Just Hit a Depressing 50-Year High

The U.S. Wealth Gap Just Hit a Depressing 50-Year High

It's approaching levels seen in developing countries like Uganda and Nigeria.
Behind the Czech Protests Against Billionaire Premier

Behind the Czech Protests Against Billionaire Premier

Since the spring of 2019, Czechs have been protesting in the streets against billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis, who won power in 2017 on an anti-establishment platform. They say he is
Danish Growth Forecast Cut Is Bad News for Next Government

Danish Growth Forecast Cut Is Bad News for Next Government

Cyclists cross the Cykelslangen, also known as Bicycle Snake Bridge, in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. For the first time in almost three years, the central bank of Denmark has
Australia's Morrison to Secure Majority as Shares Rally on Win

Australia's Morrison to Secure Majority as Shares Rally on Win

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s center-right government will command a parliamentary majority, the Australian Broadcasting Corp. projected Monday, fueling a stock market rally as investors welcomed
US unemployment is at its lowest since 1969, and there’s still room for improvement

US unemployment is at its lowest since 1969, and there’s still room for improvement

The share of people working or actively looking for work has barely budged in the past seven years.
Australia’s Windfall Surplus Buys Morrison Election Ammunition

Australia’s Windfall Surplus Buys Morrison Election Ammunition

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government pledged sweeping tax cuts and forecast Australia’s first surplus in more than a decade in a budget aimed at engineering a come-from-behind election victory.
Buy Alert: 3 “Amazon Survivors” to Grow Your Wealth

Buy Alert: 3 “Amazon Survivors” to Grow Your Wealth

This post Buy Alert: 3 “Amazon Survivors” to Grow Your Wealth appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Today, Zach Scheidt explains how a new wave of consumer spending won’t just be spent at Amazon.com… The

Unemployment Rate Falls to Record Low, But Is Real Income Growing?

Consumers may not be gaining as much spending power as the strong economy makes you feel like.
Dutch Job Squeeze Brings Perks for Workers as Companies Scramble

Dutch Job Squeeze Brings Perks for Workers as Companies Scramble

In Amsterdam’s historic center where office space is scarce, employees at fintech company Ohpen enjoy playing pool in a spacious canteen and personal training sessions in an Olympic boxing ring in the
American Workers Just Got a Pay Cut in Economy Trump Calls Great

American Workers Just Got a Pay Cut in Economy Trump Calls Great

President Donald Trump has presided over an accelerating economy and the lowest unemployment in years, but American workers still aren’t seeing it in their wallets.
Philadelphia Leads U.S. Cities in Wage Growth

Philadelphia Leads U.S. Cities in Wage Growth

Topping cities like New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
Economists Have Lost the Trust of Politicians

Economists Have Lost the Trust of Politicians

The problem goes deeper than Donald Trump.
A Booming Economy Hasn’t Given House GOP Candidates an Election Edge

A Booming Economy Hasn’t Given House GOP Candidates an Election Edge

The economy is robust, consumers are spending and Republicans are still increasingly at risk of losing their grip on Congress.
The US economy is growing fast. Be afraid.

The US economy is growing fast. Be afraid.

Boom! The US economy grew 4.1% in the second quarter of this year, the fastest pace of growth since late 2014. In the first quarter…
German Workers, Thank Refugees When Your Paychecks Are Growing

German Workers, Thank Refugees When Your Paychecks Are Growing

The arrival of more than a million refugees in Germany in recent years nearly tore apart the government. It’s also a reason why the country’s workers could soon be taking home more pay.
Bank of England First-Quarter Slump Thesis Tested This Week

Bank of England First-Quarter Slump Thesis Tested This Week

The Bank of England getting some crucial economic numbers to assess -- if it believes them.
New Zealand Goes Cool on Migrants Just When It Needs Them Most

New Zealand Goes Cool on Migrants Just When It Needs Them Most

Park Hyatt hotel under construction in Auckland Photographer: Brendon O'Hagan/Bloomberg
Britain's Hiring Problems Are Widening as EU Workers Stay Away

Britain's Hiring Problems Are Widening as EU Workers Stay Away

The Bank of England cited the loss of European Union workers as it warned that British companies are facing a mounting labor shortage.
Brexit Bulletin: Calling Time on the Fighting

Brexit Bulletin: Calling Time on the Fighting

Today in Brexit: Theresa May will set out a detailed plan on what she wants from the future relationship next month, in time for a key EU summit.