Marilyn Geewax

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Job Growth Might Be Slowing Overall — But It's Surging For New College Grads

Friday, May 06, 2016

Congratulations to the Class of 2016! They are graduating into the best job market in a decade, especially for those with degrees in business, technology or engineering.


DOT Announces Recall Of Up To 40 Million More Takata Air Bag Inflators

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Takata, the Japanese auto parts supplier, now must fix up to 40 million more faulty air bag inflators. The U.S. Department of Transportation says this is the biggest safety recall in history.


Trade Opponents Leak Documents They Say Show Corporate Influence

Monday, May 02, 2016

Environmentalists opposed to a US-EU trade deal say documents they leaked prove corporations have too much say. But EU officials say that's "flatly wrong."


U.S. Steel Says China Is Using Cyber Stealth To Steal Its Secrets

Friday, April 29, 2016

The steelmaker is asking a U.S. agency to investigate its claims that the Chinese government not only dumps steel at unfair prices, but also uses computer hackers to steal intellectual property.


Want To Remodel? Buy A Car? You Still Have Time To Get A Cheap Loan

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Fed policymakers are seeing more risks that could derail the U.S. economy. For example, China's growth is slow and our energy sector is weak. So the Fed chose Wednesday to keep interest rates low.


A Nation Engaged: Trade Stirs Up Sharp Debate In This Election Cycle

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Americans shared their views on trade with NPR and member stations. One thing is clear: Millions of voters have deep feelings about trade — and often are at odds with each other about it.


World's Steelmakers To China: Time To Cut The Glut

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker says the United States will join other nations in trying to curb China's steel output. Chinese steelmakers are overproducing, hurting prices and jobs, she says.


Trade Matters In 2016; This May Help You Understand Why

Monday, April 18, 2016

Candidates vying for president are talking a lot about trade. But trade is not a subject easily summed up in slogans. Here are resources to help you study up on trade and make your own decisions.


As Hollywood Stars Can Attest, It's Good To Be A Man On Payday

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Economic data show that men still make a dollar for every 79 cents a woman earns. A half-century ago, that figure was just 59 cents. So, much progress has been made, but a large wage gap persists.


White House To Financial Advisers: Put Savers' Interests First

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

The White House on Wednesday rolled out rules to force financial advisers to take on fiduciary duties. That means they must put savers' interests ahead of fees. Critics say the rules are too complex.


Minimum And Overall Wages Are Rising, Luring Workers Back

Friday, April 01, 2016

For workers who want a raise, this was an encouraging week, with minimum-wage legislation gaining momentum and employers paying more across the board.


Atlanta Businesses Again Lead Push Against Social Conservatives

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Corporations in Atlanta have a long history of supporting a focus on business, not social conservatives' issues. Now the governor is vetoing a bill that LGBT groups say would lead to discrimination.


Honda Tries To Race Ahead With Its New Acura NSX Hybrid

Friday, March 25, 2016

Your fantasy "supercar" may be a Porsche 918 or Lamborghini. Now Honda wants to change your dream by rolling out the Acura NSX — the most expensive car ever built in the U.S. by a major manufacturer.


IRS And Cybercriminals Step Up Spy Vs. Spy Efforts. Who's Winning?

Friday, March 25, 2016

Each year, cybercriminals expand their efforts to trick people into misdirecting their tax refunds, or paying fines they don't owe. But the IRS says it's stepping up its game too in an endless race.


Once Again, Travel Is The Target — Can Airlines Keep Bouncing Back?

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Airline officials say travelers get attacked because aviation "brings the world together and fosters greater understanding." They predict that after a period of disruption, air travel will rebound.


Federal Reserve Decides To Keep Interest Rates Low A While Longer

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Federal Reserve decided Wednesday to hold interest rates steady. The nation's central bank is watching for signs of overheating, but for now, says the economy is growing at a sustainable rate.


Youngstown: 4 Decades Of Service As A Political Backdrop

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Decade after decade, political candidates come to an Ohio city to use its troubles as a backdrop. They assign blame for its job losses, and make promises for its future. So far, not much has changed.


Moving Air Conditioning Jobs To Mexico Becomes Hot Campaign Issue

Monday, March 14, 2016

Carrier's decision to shift manufacturing from the U.S. wasn't extraordinary, but a viral video of the announcement is having an impact on the presidential race and the debate over free trade.


Millions Of Voters Are Sending A Message: Our Economic Framework Is Rotten

Friday, March 11, 2016

The Washington consensus on economic policy hasn't changed for decades: Economists and most political leaders say growth is tied to trade, immigration and technology. But now many workers disagree.


Ready For Fun? First Take Off Your Shoes And Wait In Long Airport Lines

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Airlines are expecting record numbers of spring break travelers. Both the industry and TSA are expecting airport screening checkpoints to have long lines. They urge travelers to arrive early.