Tag: employees

Finance Tech, Trading

How good news on jobs could be bad news for industrial stocks

June 27, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The jobs market may be too strong for the stock market, and that is a risk for companies with high labor costs. Many employment metrics have been at their strongest level in years. The unemployment rate is at 3.8%, an […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Toys R Us will close or sell all of its US stores

March 15, 2018

Via: Business Insider

Toys R Us officially filed liquidation papers early Thursday, according to USA Today. The company told employees on Wednesday that it would sell or close each of its more than 700 US stores. In its liquidation filing, the company says […]


These workers are getting raises

June 7, 2016

Via: CNN

Who says no one is getting a raise? One of the pervasive narratives in recent years is that wage growth has been weak. Average hourly earnings increased only slightly in the years after the recession ended in 2009, before picking […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Silicon Valley’s most secretive startup lets employees sell $425,000 worth of stock per year

December 30, 2015

Via: Business Insider

Palantir is one of the biggest privately held tech companies in the world, recently valued at $20 billion. The company sells data analysis software to government agencies like the FBI and CIA, as well as to private companies. As is […]


What will Yahoo cut next?

October 21, 2015

Via: itCurated

Source photo As Yahoo Inc. prepares to spin out the its last of its Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. stock and focus on the lackluster financial results of its core business, it is also preparing investors and employees for yet another […]


Obama to order more paid sick leave for federal contractor employees

September 7, 2015

Via: itCurated

President Barack Obama on Monday will sign an executive order requiring federal contractors to issue paid sick leave to their employees, the latest in a series of administration moves imposing new requirements on companies that contract with the U.S. government. […]