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To tackle youth unemployment, students and their families need to know more about all educational opportunities, not just four-year universities and colleges, write Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, joining Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan...Continue Reading
The U.S. labor market closed out the year with solid job growth in December, making Q4 the best quarter for payroll growth in 2015. This month’s solid jobs numbers, 5 percent unemployment rate, and slight uptick in labor force participation may soothe concerns about a U.S. slowdown in the face...Continue Reading
The U.S. economy advanced at a 2.0% clip (revised) in Q3, significantly slower than the 3.9% growth in Q2, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis' December release. Solid growth in consumer spending, business and residential investment, and government spending was partially offset by a...Continue Reading