In the 1970s, a TV episode of The Odd Couple taught viewers never to assume.1 It’s a lesson we appear to have forgotten. Many Americans assume Medicare will provide financial assistance to help with long-term care costs in retirement. In fact, w... view full article >>
Bloomberg by Gerry Smith
News Corp.’s Dow Jones unit is offering buyouts to Wall Street Journal employees around the world as it looks to cut costs in the face of declining advertising revenue.
The financial newspaper, owned by billionaire Ru... view full article >>
Bloomberg by Michelle Jamrisko
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes increased more than projected in September, showing residential real estate continues to contribute modestly to growth, National Association of Realtors data showed Thursday.
K... view full article >>
AP by Christopher S. Rugaber
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits stayed at a 43-year low last week in the latest sign that layoffs are scarce.
THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for unemployment benefits were unchanged at a seas... view full article >>
Bloomberg by Javier Blas, Grant Smith, & Angelina Roscouet
The world should get used to oil prices between $50 and $60 a barrel as falling costs in America’s shale fields counteract OPEC’s renewed commitment to supply management.
That’s t... view full article >>
Bloomberg Suzanne Woolley
Consumers have lodged countless complaints about how Wells Fargo & Co. employees opened sham accounts in their name. Recently, a Wells Fargo & Co. employee pointed her finger at the company for a different kind of financ... view full article >>