It is well documented that there are big differences in unemployment within the European Union. What is perhaps less well known, however, is that dramatic differences in unemployment exist within many euro countries as well.
Unemployment report shows the US economy still stuck in low gear. Today’s numbers show a situation potentially even worse than the early 1980s, considered by some to be the worst period of unemployment behind the Great Depression.
Jobs growth remained tepid in the US this month, according to the monthly numbers released from the BLS today. Employers did not create enough jobs growth to keep up with the backlog of almost 13 million unemployed workers.
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The scandal at Barclays continues to grow as emails dating back to 2005 attest to a pattern of greed and corrupt business practices. What is not well known is what the final cost could be to the world's financial institutions, and these costs could be enormous.
European interest rates were cut by central banks in an effort to rescue the eurozone economy. But is the cut in European interest rates a last ditch effort?
The Affordable Care Act’s tax on those who do not have health insurance will be modest and difficult to collect. But will it be enough to get people to buy coverage? If not, healthy people may opt out until they get sick, driving up premiums for those who do buy in.
Today’s jobless claims report showed another small decline to initial unemployment claims and a flattening to continued unemployment claims. Seasonally adjusted initial claims continued to remain below the important 400K level.
The Justice Department has announced a $3 billion settlement against GlaxoSmithKline for improper marketing prescription drugs in the late 1990s to the mid-2000s. It may sound like a lot of money, but really is just a drop in the bucket for Big Pharma.
Volkswagen has completed its takeover of Porsche, acquiring the 50.1 percent of the luxury automaker that it didn't already own. Volkswagen will pay Porsche $5.6 billion plus one ordinary VW share, according to the agreement.
In about 20 to 25 years or so the newest generation of young adults will become part of the labor force. As Germans born in the 1950s and 1960s retire in the coming decades, Germany will get a much smaller labor force than its neighbors.
June jobs report numbers released today show the economy is currently showing the most growth for small to mid-sized service providing jobs with goods-producing jobs remaining near trough levels.
The Affordable Care Act’s tax was the essential final piece of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the law’s constitutionality. But in reality, the tax itself is modest, at least to start. It will affect relatively few people be hard to enforce.