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  1. The Economy Is Coming Back — Why Are Wages Stuck in a Rut?

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    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    Wharton’s online business journal. An early spring looks in store for workers with unexpected good news from the U.S. Labor Department : In January, unemployment clocked in at 5.7%, down from a post-financial crisis high of 10% in October 2009

  2. What to Watch in the Day Ahead - Thursday, Feb. 26

    Headlines

    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    Day Ahead, Eikon users can register at . Thomson One users can register at RT/DAY/US. All times in ET/GMT) The Labor Department issues Consumer Price Index and weekly jobless claims data. The index is expected to have decreased 0.6 percent in January

  3. Stern Advice - Don't wait for Washington to protect retirement investors

    Headlines

    Tue, 24 Feb 2015

    NEW YORK, Feb 24 (Reuters) - After years of talk about how to protect retirement savers, the White House has gotten behind a Labor Department proposal that would require financial advisers to put clients' interests ahead of their own.

  4. The President is going after FINA and the Brokers for retirement accounts!

    Commentary

    Tue, 24 Feb 2015

    for *registered financial advisers when they handle clients' retirement accounts. In a long-anticipated move, the Labor Department is making the proposal Monday to the White House Budget Office. After an internal review, it likely will be put out for

  5. Modern Etiquette: Proper protocol when leaving a job

    Headlines

    Mon, 23 Feb 2015

    Feb 23 (Reuters) - According to a fall 2014 report from the U.S. Department of Labor , more American workers are on the move than ever before.

  6. Obama presses new rule for broker advice on retirement investments

    Headlines

    Mon, 23 Feb 2015

    WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will direct the Department of Labor on Monday to proceed with writing a new rule that would require Wall Street brokers to follow tighter standards when advising clients on retirement plans, administration officials said.

  7. A Frigid Jobs Report for January?

    Video Reports

    Thu, 5 Feb 2015

    could be in for a weak month on Friday? Johnson: Well, the ADP data has been not particularly well correlated with the labor department data recently--at least not until six months after the fact when they get done with all their seasonal adjustments and

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    Well, the ADP data has been not particularly well correlated with the labor department data recently--at least not until six months after the fact when they get done with all their seasonal adjustments and all the
  8. In Like a Lion, Out Like a…

    Headlines

    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    monitor the labor market. The Employment Situation Report, released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by the U.S. Department of Labor , consists of: The unemployment rate – the number of unemployed workers expressed as a percentage of the labor force

  9. Glancing Back but Focusing Forward

    Headlines

    Mon, 5 Jan 2015

    monitor the labor market. The Employment Situation Report, released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by the U.S. Department of Labor , consists of: The unemployment rate – the number of unemployed workers expressed as a percentage of the labor force

  10. The Low-Inflation Mirage

    Headlines

    Fri, 2 Jan 2015

    much of the world is in a recession, but there have also been positive signs that the U.S. economy is recovering. The Labor Department reported that employers added 321,000 jobs in November, the biggest reported gain in nearly three years. Meanwhile

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