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Some Jobs are Offering Sign-On Bonuses of up…

A shortage of talent has pushed companies to offer sign-on bonuses of up to $100,000 for some high-end speciality jobs, an analysis of job advertisements from 4,000 of the world’s largest companies concluded. Sign-on bonus have…

Take a Closer Look at the Specific Plans…

A key part of Democrats' tax and spending plan involves raising levies on the top sliver of U.S. households, including restoring the top individual income rate to 39.6%. That new top rate – which reverses part of the…

Psaki and Pelosi at Odds on $3.5 Trillion…

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki contradicted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's assessment of how much of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package will add to the debt, saying the entire package "is going to be paid for."…

Unemployment Rates May Not Return to Level Seen…

The U.S. unemployment rate may not return to the more than half-century lows recorded under former President Donald Trump, according to Esther George, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. The national unemployment rate is currently at 5.4%,…

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Extra Unemployment Benefits Are Ending

Millions of Americans are poised to lose their unemployment benefits in one month's time, as the massive safety net that Congress put in place in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic begins to unravel. A new report published by…

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U.S. GDP Falls Short of Expectations

The U.S. economy grew less than expected in the three months through June as supply-chain disruptions and labor shortages slowed the pace of economic activity while the country reopened from its COVID-19 lockdowns. Gross domestic product – the…