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China Down Another 6 Percent and U.S. Earnings Smell Like BS

Phil Davis | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

China has taken extraordinary measures to prop up the market yet they are already failing and once again we are rapidly approaching another test of the 200-day moving average.

You Are What You Earn?

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 07.05.2015 | Education
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Recently, the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce released some findings about what new graduates could expect to earn. The results are interesting and may well speak to where the workforce will head if left to market forces.

Making Your Career a Vocation, Not Simply a Job

Thomas M. Mengler | Posted 05.01.2015 | College
Thomas M. Mengler

The recently much-maligned liberal arts curriculum, taken seriously, is a ticket not only to a first job after graduation, but to a leadership position in the most challenging professions.

Which Industries Are Growing Earnings the Fastest?

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

The U.S. industries generating the strongest earnings growth are largely built on the construction sector, according to recent data from Sageworks, a ...

2013 Census Data on Poverty, Income Tells a Story About Our Priorities

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
Tiziana Dearing

It turns out, we get results in the places we invest. The question is, are we investing in the right places?

Our Night Watch: Liberal Education, the Humanities, and Earnings

Catharine Hill | Posted 07.02.2014 | College
Catharine Hill

The Obama administration's proposal to include some measure of graduates' earnings in a rating of higher education has ignited a heated debate about the purpose of an education, and in particular the value of a liberal education.

Procter & Gamble Blames Lagging Razor Sales On 'Movember'

AP/HuffPost | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Procter & Gamble's second-quarter net income fell 16 percent as the world's largest consumer products maker faced a tough comparison with year ago res...

What Pay Gap?

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 02.10.2014 | Business

Key findings on the gender pay gap and attitudes toward workplace equality, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center: —...

Walmart Blames Its Troubles On Gov't Spending Cuts

AP/HuffPost | Posted 11.14.2013 | Business

Thanks to the federal government's relentless push to cut spending, Walmart's shoppers are hurting and so is the retailing giant. The company annou...

Earnings a Bright Spot in the Gloomy Recession?

Mehroz Baig | Posted 11.24.2013 | San Francisco
Mehroz Baig

The labor market and employment situation that we face today has many facets: in addition to recovering from a global financial crisis, the economy is facing a slow recovery, resulting from a long recession.

The Future of Industrial Design

Soren Petersen | Posted 08.16.2013 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by RitaSue Siegel. Design is experiencing a golden age, with everyone from CEO's, to workers and tourists now experiencing the value desig...


AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. -- Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s second-quarter profit jumped 46 percent as Warren Buffett's company reported big paper gains on the value of ...

Young People Employed At Lowest Levels Since WWII

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Ashley Williams Teen unemployment is ...

The Missing Half of the Fraction

James Berman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business
James Berman

No one would buy or sell real estate without knowing both sides of the fraction. I wouldn't recommend it with stocks either.

America Saves Week Should Put the Focus on Earning

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.04.2013 | Business
Steve Siebold

The greatest way to earn money is to find a problem to solve. And if you can find a problem to solve using your talents and what you're passionate about, building wealth will be a much easier process.

UBS Posts Major Loss On Scandals, Lawsuits

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business

GENEVA — Switzerland's biggest bank, UBS AG, posted Tuesday a 1.9 billion francs ($2.1 billion) loss for the fourth quarter in the wake of a ser...

College Is Not Inoculation

Jared Bernstein | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

While college completion certainly gives you a solid leg up, both in terms of jobs and earnings, it doesn't inoculate you against global wage arbitrage, accelerating labor-saving technology, and high unemployment.

People Are Actually Buying This Thing

Reuters | Ritsuko Ando | Posted 03.12.2013 | Technology

* Shares rise 10.8 pct * Achieved underlying profitability in Q4, beating earlier forecast * CEO under pressure to show...

Walmart's Bribery Likely Not Limited To Mexico

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 01.15.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a 9 percent increase in net income for the third quarter, but revenue for the world's largest retailer ...

Good News For Them Is Good News For Everyone

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2013 | Business

* Earnings of 74 cents a share beat 70-cent Wall Street view * Sales rise nearly 5 percent, exceed analysts' estimates *...

Time to Panic Over the Pullback?

Michael Farr | Posted 10.26.2012 | Business
Michael Farr

Is it likely that the Dow Jones Industrial Average is flirting with five-year highs right before we are about to go into recession? The answer is obviously no, but there is another factor that has been introduced into the equation.

There's A Crisis And For Once, It's Not America's Fault

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business

Thing One: Rest Of World Gets Even With America For Financial Crisis: The global economy is a mess, and for once it's not America's fault. But Amer...

A Worried Investor Is a Bullish Investor

Michael Farr | Posted 10.19.2012 | Business
Michael Farr

That investors are far from bullish may indicate more life and potential upside to this market rally. But nobody really knows. The third quarter saw quality blue chips enjoy better relative performance. As our posture remains defensive, we hope that this beneficial trend will continue.

Corporate America Is Doing Terribly, But All Its CEOs Are Claiming 'We Made Good Progress'

Reuters | Posted 12.20.2012 | Business

* In latest 24 hours, most missed on revenue and/or profit * Most companies so far have missed on revenue estimates By B...

Nine Embarrassing Things That Should Never Have Been Published

Posted 10.19.2012 | Business

Google released its third quarter earnings Thursday afternoon. Too bad they came a few hours ahead of when the company had scheduled to publish them. ...