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Why more companies are forcing employees into mandatory arbitration (behind closed doors)
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:50:51 GMT
A new study by the Economic Policy Institute says an increasing number of companies are making sure employee complaints won’t get to court.
Size matters: tracking the economy through new-home square footage
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:50:11 GMT
A chart of the median size of newly-constructed homes shows that the current housing cycle has peaked, though it doesn’t say when the housing market will finally roll over.
The Moneyist: My mom, 60, lives with a con artist with a history of theft, deception and bad credit
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:46:40 GMT
This daughter is concerned her mother is being taken for all she is worth.
Need to Know: Amazon will hit $3,000, says Piper Jaffray, making Buffett look smart
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:42:49 GMT
Our call of the day, from analysts at Piper Jaffray takes a holiday from the trade headlines to make a prediction about Amazon shares. They say get ready for a 65% move higher.
Watch out for sunscreens that contain these ingredients this Memorial Day Weekend
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:42:45 GMT
Two-thirds of sunscreens don’t offer adequate protection — here’s how to stay safe this summer.
Incompetent, rich people are more likely to act like they’re really smart — and their co-workers believe them
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:35:56 GMT
Overconfident people from upper-class backgrounds succeed, even if they’re not that clever.
Futures Movers: Oil claws up from two-month low, but heads for sharp weekly retreat
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:34:07 GMT
Oil futures prices head for a Friday rebound, but a weekly loss, largely tracking stocks higher as a small step toward trade reconciliation emerged.
Trump’s trade war with China: Get ready to pay more for iPhones, TVs and Silly Putty
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:33:18 GMT
President Trump’s tariffs could affect 23% of consumer goods, according to one estimate.
Economic Report: Durable-goods orders slump 2.1% in April and business investment almost dries up
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:31:57 GMT
Orders for durable or long-lasting goods fell 2.1% in April, largely because of falling demand for Boeing airplanes and new cars and trucks. Business investment also continued to weaken, reflecting worries about the China trade fight and a slower U.S. economy.
The line between high school and college is blurring — why that’s not always a good thing
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:31:07 GMT
The line between high school and college is blurring.

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