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Post-pandemic revenge travel pushes air travelers to a record high on Friday

More than 2.9 million travelers were screened at U.S. airports on Friday, surpassing a previous record set last year on the Sunday after Thanksgiving,...

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Amid a crisis of public college enrollment, tuition money sees biggest plunge in 40 years

Public universities are reluctant to rely on price hikes when legislators are eyeing fee caps

09.05.2024 10

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Biden administration finalizes nationwide ban on noncompetes as Chamber of Commerce vows to fight ‘blatant power grab’

“In parts of the economy that turn on human relations, this would be a huge sea change,” said one attorney.

24.04.2024 30

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Onetime mall favorite Express files for bankruptcy as its officewear crashes into the hybrid-work world

Increasingly casual fashion put the retailer "firmly on the wrong side of trends," one analyst said.

22.04.2024 20

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United Airlines says it would have been profitable last quarter if not for Boeing's $200 million screw-up

The FAA's grounding of the Boeing MAX 9 after a door blew off a plane cost United $200 million.

17.04.2024 9

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Americans want a record $82K to change jobs—and men want nearly $30K more than women

The minimum pay workers say they'll need to jump ship is the highest it's been in a decade. Blame the surging cost of living

16.04.2024 30

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Tired: Office conversions to residential. Wired: Turning dead malls into apartments

There are 3 major reasons underused retail space could be a game-changer for America’s housing shortage.

13.04.2024 10

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You think you earned your raise and you think inflation is unfair: New economic paper sums up Biden’s dilemma

“When workers get pay increases, they think it’s their own work; when they see inflation, they think that’s bad policy,” Dean Baker told...

09.04.2024 10

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JetBlue combines travelers’ least popular features by introducing surge pricing for checked bags

“While we don’t like increasing fees, we are making these adjustments to help get our company back to profitability,” JetBlue told Fortune.

05.04.2024 7

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'Gone are the days of manually searching and scrolling through a list of applicants’: AI is coming to eliminate recruiters and automate job applications, Indeed says

More than 300 million people have already opted in to let AI scrub their profiles and highlight them to potential jobs, Indeed said.

03.04.2024 10

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This niche employee benefit can actually pay for itself fourfold. Boston Consulting Group calls it ‘the easiest talent investment decision you’ll ever make’

“Passing up this kind of investment goes into corporate negligence territory,” Reshma Saujani, CEO of Moms First, tells Fortune.

29.03.2024 20

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You’re more likely to make more money if you’re an older sibling—and now researchers think they know why

Kids are germ magnets, and that matters when you're second in line.

27.03.2024 50

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The U.S. could need the equivalent of 40 new nuclear plants over the next 5 years, by one estimate—and appetite for power hogs crypto and cannabis are to blame

Data centers’ power use is projected to triple by the end of the decade, one consulting firm predicts.

23.03.2024 40

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The cult of tax efficiency: The totally legal way that Tesla, Ford, Netflix and dozens of other large companies use U.S. law to pay their C-suite more than Uncle Sam

“It’s no coincidence that some of the nation’s most notorious tax dodgers also pay their executives too much,” a report finds.

15.03.2024 10

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'We need more homes in general': Biden administration says housing crisis can’t be corrected until we build a lot more

President Biden will call on Congress for resources to 'build more housing' amid the U.S. supply crunch, deputy Treasury secretary Wally Adeyemo tells...

08.03.2024 30

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The remote-work revolution means only managers can afford to live in pricey cities

Pricier home values in cities are linked to a higher concentration of managers, according to new research from ADP.

07.03.2024 30

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Philadelphia’s famously rowdy sports fans claim another victim: One of the best hot dog deals ever

“It wasn’t just the throwing,” Philadelphia Phillies official John Weber told the AP. “But obviously, you know, the throwing was a little bit...

01.03.2024 10

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Blame the Fed’s inflation fighting for why Americans are miserable about the economy, according to Larry Summers (and a bunch of other top economists)

If we still measured inflation the way we did in 1980, today’s inflation rate would be 8%, Summers calculates.

28.02.2024 10

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Quiet quitting among the highest-paid workers is driving the average workweek to pre-pandemic levels

“There's never been more people working in America, and yet, individuals, on average, are working less,” says ADP's chief economist. 

24.02.2024 10

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Plant-based meat startups are adding real animal fat to the mix: ‘It didn’t sizzle right, it didn’t smell right, it didn’t have that incredibly fatty taste and mouth feel’

"Pork tastes different from beef and from chicken. None of them taste like coconut,” says the founder of one lab-grown-fat startup.

17.02.2024 10

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29-year-old best friend entrepreneurs want to reinvent plant-based meat with real animal fat: 'If you add fat, it makes it taste incredible'

They met as freshman at Stanford and spent years working startup jobs and eating vegetarian. Now they're "adding meat back into plant-based meat."

17.02.2024 20

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Plant-based meat's fatal flaw makes it the latest victim of the everything bubble: ‘Worse-tasting products that aren't healthier than the real thing’

“None of these products or companies are really solving a consumer problem—where climate change is an earth problem … you cannot eat values.”

17.02.2024 10

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Top labor economist says don’t believe the AI doom narrative—and his reason why is the ‘underpopulation crisis’ Elon Musk talks about

“All the people who will turn 30 in the year 2053 have already been born and we cannot make more of them,” MIT’s David Autor argues.

12.02.2024 10

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One of San Francisco's top tech millionaires is so angry about crime he's tweeting out Tupac lyrics and says the city is 'gouging out its own eyes'

Y Combinator CEO Gerry Tan later apologized for what he said was a Tupac Shakur reference gone wrong.

10.02.2024 10

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Taylor Swift’s week on her private jet would cost $21,000 more under new tax rules proposed in Congress

Swift recently downsized from two jets to one, but private planes remain one of the most polluting ways to travel.

09.02.2024 40

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Thank America’s immigrants for killing the recession and keeping unemployment at 50-year lows, Nobel laureate Paul Krugman says

America managed to achieve a "soft landing" thanks to an immigration rebound, says Nobel laureate Paul Krugman.

06.02.2024 20

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Rent is going to fall, economists keep telling us—even Jerome Powell. So why hasn’t it, for over a year?

Housing inflation has been slow to come down. Part of the problem is how the government measures it.

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The 'beauty bubble' is real. Just ask the man who's been studying the link between being hot and making more money for 30 years

“Intergenerational opportunity,” says economist Dan Hamermesh, is "the most important question in the social sciences.” 

03.02.2024 20

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Europe’s largest airline is getting into the landlord business because its new hires can’t find housing amid Dublin’s rent crisis

"This accommodation, which is located one bus stop from Dublin Airport, will be rented at affordable rates to Ryanair cabin crew," a spokesperson told...

02.02.2024 5

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The Great Resignation is officially done—and so are all those big raises, stark new data shows

No one’s quitting anymore and the big salary increases are disappearing. How does the Great Stay sound?

31.01.2024 10

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College enrollment's surprising comeback in 2023 came as institutions finally caught up to Gen Z’s thirst for skills-based hiring and training

Enrollment rose by 176,000 from 2022—the first increase in a decade.

25.01.2024 20

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A lot of Americans sitting around who never had cash before: New Yelp data reveals the small business boom from the pandemic has real-world legs

Yelp reported 20% more openings last year than in 2022, and 40% more businesses on the platform overall than the pre-pandemic norm. The boom is real.

24.01.2024 10

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Union membership just hit a record low as 2023's 'hot labor summer' can't reverse a generational decline

Union membership declined to 10% of the workforce even as 190,000 more workers joined unions last year.

23.01.2024 20

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Greedflation is a problem for central banks now, with Richmond Fed’s Barkin worried that corporate price hikes are baked into the system

After companies got a taste of "greedflation" in the pandemic, bringing prices down will be a doozy, predicts Tom Barkin.

22.01.2024 20

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‘Greedflation’ caused more than half of last year’s inflation surge, study finds, as corporate profits remain at all-time highs

Groundwork Collective crunched Commerce Department data to find shocking greedflation results. But there’s evidence of it in a lot more places.

20.01.2024 10

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The running of the bulls in the 2023 stock market was more like the waddle of the fat cats

A record 93% of stock wealth is owned by the richest 10%, the Federal Reserve has found. It means the huge rally of 2023 swelled an already full...

13.01.2024 7

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Andy Warhol's Factory made a fortune off other people's work. Now desperate artists are accusing generative AI of supercharging that model

Warhol once said "Art is anything you can get away with.” Will Midjourney get away with training its image-generating AI on thousands of artworks?

06.01.2024 20

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Fresh off his victory over Harvard, hedge fund billionaire Bill Ackman criticizes DEI ‘ideology’ as ‘harmful,’ ‘anti-capitalist,’ and akin to ‘McCarthyism’ 

Ackman says his anti-semitism crusade, which culminated in Claudine Gay's resignation, missed a much deeper issue.

04.01.2024 30

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Once high-flying SmileDirectClub, the startup some derided as 'DIY dentistry', is shutting down—here's where that leaves its customers

The "Lifetime Smile Guarantee" no longer exists, but some customers may be eligible for refunds.

29.12.2023 10

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A Tesla factory robot reportedly attacked a worker and left them bleeding. This could become a new reality in the increasingly automated workplace

At least 41 workers have died in robot-related incidents, and some researchers fear it could get worse as factories automate.

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Elizabeth Warren and Wall Street just declared a truce: ‘I am not usually holding hands with the CEOs of multibillion-dollar banks’

The Massachusetts senator known for being tough on the financial industry has a new target in her sights.

07.12.2023 10

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‘Why am I paying 6%?’ As New York’s real-estate market slows, industry faces showdown over who pays agents’ fees

After a bombshell jury decision that found the structure of broker fees illegal, New York faces its own lawsuits.

30.11.2023 30

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Sam Bankman-Fried and Elizabeth Holmes may just be the tip of the corporate fraud iceberg that costs the economy $830 billion annually, study says

Only one out of every three corporate frauds is ever caught, finance professors write in a new accounting study, but critics claim their definition of...

30.11.2023 10

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Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett’s deputy at Berkshire Hathaway, dies at 99

The legendary investor was known for straight talk and a skepticism of the professional finance industry.

29.11.2023 10

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Even Bill Gates is investing in carbon capture—but companies should drop the ‘dangerous delusion’ it will let them keep guzzling gas, business group says

The enticing technology is too expensive to be widely used, and companies should focus on eliminating drilling instead, Energy Transitions Commission...

18.11.2023 20

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Employers are cutting white-collar benefits as they face higher costs—but they’ll do anything to keep working parents on the job, survey shows

Mobile phone discounts are out; fertility benefits are in, a new Glassdoor survey reveals.

15.11.2023 30

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Ultrawealthy charities that are helping no one and report nothing cost U.S. taxpayers billions every year, report says

1 in 4 charitable dollars goes into 'dark money' funds that have no obligation to actually donate to charity—but their donors still get all the...

15.11.2023 20

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The revenge of the blue-collar worker: Bidenomics is working too well and Democrats’ bourgeois base is souring on it

The upper middle class is restless.

14.11.2023 40

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Getting angry can make you better at your job: Directing ‘negative’ emotions can make you more productive, psychology study finds

“We feel angry when there's a difference between what we want and what we have, and there's an obstacle in our way,” says Texas A&M's Heather...

08.11.2023 10

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Amazon designed its algorithm at Jeff Bezos' urging to be something it wanted to show you, not the cheapest and best product, government claims

New revelations from the FTC’s antitrust lawsuit claim that Bezos pushed for “expensive, irrelevant advertisements” because they were so...

03.11.2023 7

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