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For most of the last two years, economists and politicians have been arguing about whether the slowly falling U.S. unemployment rate, seemingly a sign of health, is actually a statistical mirage created by the long-term jobless as they give up hope and leave the workforce.
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MarketWatch will be live-blogging the unveiling of the Volcker Rule, the rule prohibiting proprietary trading by banks.
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Despite a weak economy and recovering housing market, renting in America has gotten less - rather than more - affordable, new research finds.
If you follow the markets closely, you have probably asked yourself at some point why does the Fed keep sending mixed messages ? If we think in extremes, we can understand the Fed's rationale.
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Michael A. Gayed, CFA, is chief investment strategist and co-portfolio manager at Pension Partners, LLC. , an investment advisor which manages a mutual fund and separate accounts according to its ATAC strategies focused on inflation rotation.
Time magazine is set to announce its "Person of the Year" for 2013 on Wednesday.
"I will be pleased to have you visit," read the email that landed in my in-box this spring.
Wandering around San Francisco, these placards are common. Has this big convenience and drug corporation become a propaganda outlet for the Department of Health and Human Services? Well -- sort of.
MarketWatch's Kelli Grant joins Lunch Break with a look at the American cities with the most bed bugs.
John Shinal has covered tech and financial markets for 15 years at Bloomberg, BusinessWeek, the San Francisco Chronicle, Dow Jones MarketWatch, Wall Street Journal Digital Network and others SAN FRANCISCO - With evidence mounting that NSA spying has damaged the business of some of the largest U.S. technology companies, the question now is how long ... (more)
The U.S. economy likely added a solid number of jobs in November and personal spending probably matched the biggest increase in four months, according to economists polled by MarketWatch.
U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, aiming to snap a five-session losing streak after a stronger-than-anticipated monthly jobs report.
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Despite the recession and the slow job growth in the past decade, there are several occupations that have seen nearly explosive growth over that period.
Bob Dylan's controversial sunburst Fender Stratocaster, played at a festival marking the artist's shift from folk to rock n' roll, goes up for auction Friday at Christie's in New York.