Archive for June 9th, 2017

Nowhere in America can a full-time minimum wage worker afford to rent a two-bedroom apartment.

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Amid mixed signals from the administration, state and city officials worry that federal funds pledged for their programs may be cut off.

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<p>Confronting a major shift to online shopping Sears Holdings, Neiman Marcus Group and others on the list face a "perfect storm," senior Moody's retail analyst Charles O'Shea said Thursday, as he invoked the name of the Massachusetts fishing boat lost with all hands in a 1991 tempest. The disaster, chronicled by author Sebastian Junger, was later made into a movie featuring actors George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg.</p>

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The Nasdaq had its worst week of the year.

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The city is likely the first to offer the perk to its workers.

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After no one won the most recent Powerball drawing, the jackpot has soared to $435 million. The next drawing is Saturday night. For many people, the best part of playing the lottery is spending a few minutes imagining how you’d spend…

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<p></p><p>Stocks were mixed Friday amid pressure from this year's best-performing sector: technology</p><p></p>

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A group of Nordstrom family members is talking to buyout firms about raising $1 billion to $2 billion in equity to fund a potential bid to take the U.S. department store operator private, according to people familiar with the matter.

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RAD stock was pummeled on Friday amid reports that the FTC is planning to tell Walgreens it can't throw Rite Aid a much-needed lifeline.

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Buying a home used to be a good way to invest your money. Renting may now be a better option.

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The average price per gallon of gasoline has tumbled below its level of a year ago and is the cheapest since George W. Bush was president.

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<p>Stocks turned mixed Friday as traders looked past a widely unexpected result to the general election in the United Kingdom.</p><p></p>

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<p>Stocks rose to all-time highs Friday as traders shook off a widely unexpected result to the general election in the United Kingdom.</p>

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In 2008, with the American banking system on the brink of collapse, policymakers faced a grim choice: bailout or catastrophe.

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<p>I paid the bill with the expectation that she’d hit me back, with cash or through Venmo, shortly after. She never did.</p>

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