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Despite Stock Market Gains, Workers Worry About Retirement

Filed under: Retirement, Retirement Living, Retirement Plans, 401K, SavingAlamy

The stock market has climbed back to a record high, but workers remain pessimistic about having enough money for retirement. The Employee Benefit Research Institute’s annu…

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July Jobs Report: 4 Pieces Of Good News Buried In The Gloom

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The long, slow slog that is improvement in the labor market continued in July, the Labor Department reported Friday. For many job seekers, that means the difficulty many have experienced in landing a new position remains.

As th…

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Walmart’s How Big? What the Huge Numbers Really Mean

Filed under: Company News, Economy, Wal-Mart Stores, Retail, Stocks in the NewsWhen it comes to companies, it can be hard to get a feel for their size. They may say they’re “big,” but what does that actually mean? Consider Walmart (WMT), for example. T…

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100 Years After the Triangle Fire: Are Labor Rights Moving Backward?


A century after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire claimed the lives of 146 seamstresses in New York, worker protections are eroding around the world. As government and corporate interests from Bangladesh to Wisconsin wage war on the rights of labor, have the lessons of the Triangle disaster been forgotten?

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GOP Is Winning the Budget Battle, but May Lose the Political War

The Republicans are winning this year’s budget battle: Discretionary spending will decrease. But this is hardly the time for the GOP to take a victory lap: Next, the GOP will have to lower unemployment and improve the average Am…

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