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Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 07:23 AM CDT

2 American Researchers Win Nobel Economics Prize

2 American Researchers Win Nobel Economics Prize

Two American researchers have been awarded the Nobel Prize for economics for studying the interplay of climate change and technological innovation with economics. William Nordhaus of Yale University and Paul...

Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at 11:32 PM CDT

As Joblessness Falls, Skilled Workers Might be Harder to Find

As Joblessness Falls, Skilled Workers Might be Harder to Find

Are America's employers at risk of running out of skilled people to hire? The U.S. economy has become a seemingly perpetual job-generating machine, having steadily added workers for nearly eight years. Even...

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 09:56 AM CDT

As Joblessness Falls, Skilled Workers Might Be Hard to Find

As Joblessness Falls, Skilled Workers Might Be Hard to Find

Are America's employers at risk of running out of skilled people to hire? The U.S. economy has become a seemingly perpetual job-generating machine, having steadily added workers for nearly eight years. Even...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 10:17 PM CDT

Mattress Firm Files for Bankruptcy, Closing 700 Stores

Mattress Firm Files for Bankruptcy, Closing 700 Stores

Mattress Firm, Inc., the nation's largest mattress retailer, is filing for bankruptcy protection and plans to close up to 700 stores around the country.

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 12:08 PM CDT

Here's How Target Plans to Beat Amazon and Walmart in the Shipping Wars This Holiday Season

Here's How Target Plans to Beat Amazon and Walmart in the Shipping Wars This Holiday Season

Target has been busy upgrading its supply chain, and this holiday season marks its biggest test yet. Early last year, the retailer said it would pour $7 billion into investments to turn around its business...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 08:39 AM CDT

Mattress Firm, Largest US Mattress Retailer, Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Mattress Firm, Largest US Mattress Retailer, Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

The largest U.S. mattress retailer, Mattress Firm, said Friday it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection so it can take steps to strengthen its balance sheet and reshape its store footprint. Under...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 10:26 AM CDT

US Unemployment Rate Falls to 49-Year Low of 3.7 Percent

US Unemployment Rate Falls to 49-Year Low of 3.7 Percent

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September — the lowest level since December 1969 — signaling how the longest streak of hiring on record has put millions of Americans back to work. Employers...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 10:17 PM CDT

Musk Taunts SEC as 'Shortseller Enrichment Commission'

Musk Taunts SEC as 'Shortseller Enrichment Commission'

Elon Musk on Thursday lashed out at the Securities and Exchange Commission, taking to Twitter to mock the “incredible work” of the “Shortseller Enrichment Commission.” “Just want to [say] that the Shortseller...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 11:13 AM CDT

Mortgage Rates Edge Lower; 30-Year Rate at 4.71 Percent

Mortgage Rates Edge Lower; 30-Year Rate at 4.71 Percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week, taking a pause after five straight weeks of increases. Costs for would-be homebuyers have been climbing, and the key 30-year rate has been...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 03:17 PM CDT

Sun Country Opens Nonstop Service Between DFW, Florida

Sun Country Opens Nonstop Service Between DFW, Florida

Sun Country begins $39, $49 one-way flights from DFW Airport to Fort Myers and Tampa Florida Wednesday.

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