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A key gauge of U.S. consumer prices posted the second-smallest increase this year while spending accelerated, offering hope that the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate hikes are cooling inflation … more
Homebuyers may have missed their chance to lock in super-low interest rates, but the window of opportunity for job-seekers remains wide open.Texas has more people working than ever before, and … more
Recurring applications for U.S. unemployment benefits rose to the highest since February, suggesting that Americans who are losing their job are having more trouble finding a new one in a labor … more
Recessions are more than just a slowing economy, volatile stock market and a bad spell of data. Behind the numbers and jargon are real people — and real livelihoods at stake.Think about the economy … more
The IRS has some good news for workers who use traditional or Roth IRAs to save for retirement. In 2023, you’ll be able to contribute an additional $500 to either account. It’s the first increase … more
The complaints, fears and angst surrounding changes at troubled tech giant Twitter began unraveling on its own platform by the very people who report the news — journalists.First it began when … more
U.S. employers added more jobs than expected in October while wages rose firmly, underscoring the resilience of the labor market despite the Federal Reserve’s aggressive efforts to cool it … more
U.S. retail sales stalled last month as shoppers grew more guarded about discretionary purchases amid the worst inflationary environment in decades and rising interest rates. The value of overall … more
Wall Street is bracing for a rough earnings season as macroeconomic issues weigh on profit margins. But even if third-quarter results aren’t so bad, the bigger fear is what Corporate America sees … more
You know the cliché: Shopping malls are desolate and deserted places, inhabited only by elderly walkers and a few sad stores desperately clinging to life among the cobwebs and decay. And that is true … more
The cost of preparing a classic lunch at an American diner has shot up by almost 13% in a year.To track inflation’s effect on a beloved menu choice, Bloomberg created an American Diner Index that … more
Applications for U.S. unemployment insurance ticked up from an almost four-month low, suggesting demand for workers remains healthy despite an increasingly uncertain economic outlook.Initial … more
David Arriola has joined Greater Texas Credit Union's Branch Manager, overseeing its Cedar Park location. Arriola’s role is to lead branch employees, enhance branch operations, and … more
Twitter’s long-awaited — and controversial — edit button is finally here.The social media company announced Thursday that it has started testing the option internally before plans to roll it … more
U.S. employers added jobs at a healthy, yet more moderate pace in August, offering little evidence of any kind of definitive slowdown despite a jump in unemployment.Nonfarm payrolls increased 315,000 … more
The August U.S. jobs report contained hints of a long-awaited increase in labor supply. The big question for the central bank is whether that can continue even as it attempts to engineer an economic … more
Applications for U.S. unemployment insurance fell for the second week, suggesting that employers are holding on to workers despite growing economic uncertainty. Initial unemployment claims … more
U.S. consumer borrowing surged in June, reflecting a jump in credit-card balances and a record increase in non-revolving lending that includes auto and school loans. Total credit increased $40.2 … more
U.S. employers added more than double the number of jobs forecast, illustrating rock-solid labor demand that tempers recession worries and suggests the Federal Reserve will press on with steep … more
A lawsuit filed last Thursday by 25 Texas cities claims that Disney, Hulu and Netflix have for years stiffed the cities out of dollars the streaming giants are required to pay under state law — … more
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