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Growing incomes, falling unemployment, relatively low interest rates through 2023 and falling inflation are predicted for the economies of the United States, California and Marin County by a prominent region economist Wednesday. Marin Economic Forum chief economist Robert Eyler, also a professor of economics at Sonoma State University, presented a timeline of some of these …

The number of Americans claiming unemployment benefits edged down last week, a sign that the job market has yet to pull all cylinders. About 411,000 people filed for unemployment for the first time during the week ending June 19, the Labor Department mentionned Thursday. This was down from 418,000 the week before. Another 105,000 have …

US House panel to examine Big Tech’s antitrust bills amid fierce criticism the House Judiciary Committee to Consider Set of Six Antitrust Bills Wednesday many aimed to curb Great technology, with heated debate expected on both sides of the issue. There has been a wave of opposition directed against the most sweeping reform bills, including …

San Francisco Federal Reserve Chairman Mary Daly poses at the bank’s headquarters in San Francisco, California, United States, July 16, 2019. REUTERS / Ann Saphir June 22 (Reuters) – Climate change poses a “significant risk” to the global economy and the financial system, San Francisco Federal Reserve Chairman Mary Daly said on Tuesday, adding that …

Record resignations suggest Americans are confident in their ability to find better jobs. The unusual labor market trend could give way to several encouraging developments for the US economy. Here are four reasons the wave of quits could benefit the United States, from a pay rise to a productivity revolution. See more stories on the …

For two years John White has been trying to get a permanent job at the company where he is an entrepreneur, but his applications for positions there have been rejected five times. Company policy prohibited contractors from working remotely during the pandemic, so even while his colleagues were working from home, White was commuting to …