‘And then 2022 happened’: I borrowed $500,000 from friends and family to invest in the stock market, foolishly promising a 10% return. Can I avoid legal action?

Dear Quentin, I am a budding options/futures trader with my own sole proprietor investment business.  Heading…

Battery Push By Tesla And Other EV Makers Raises Child Labor Concerns

A child and a woman break rocks extracted from a cobalt and copper mine in Lubumbashi,…

Biden Labor Secretary Marty Walsh to become NHL union head

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh listens as U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event in the…

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh Plans To Leave Biden Administration For NHL Union Job

Topline Marty Walsh will leave his post as labor secretary for a job running the National…

Biden targets stock buybacks — do they help you as an investor?

There seem to be two camps when it comes to stock buybacks. On one hand, share…

‘I am watching my inheritance evaporate’: My brother and sister constantly hit our parents up for money. What can I do to stop this?

I am 46 and single. I have a good job and own my own home but…

Disney Drops ‘Simpsons’ Episode In Hong Kong Alluding To ‘Forced Labor’ In China

Topline Disney took down a Simpsons episode poking fun at Chinese human rights abuses from its…

Retiring in a bear market can be catastrophic — working one more year can make a huge difference

Timing, apparently, is everything. Especially when it comes to retirement. Retiring in a bear market can…

How the U.S. labor market went from ‘quiet quitting’ to ‘quiet hiring’

Remember ‘quiet quitting?’ It described the trend of employees choosing not to go above and beyond…

Dell to cut 6,650 jobs, report says

Dell Technologies will join the ranks of technology companies slashing jobs as the computer maker will…

Strong Labor Market Lends Itself To More Fed Hikes, But Not For Long

Pedestrians walk past a Now Hiring sign in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by STEFANI REYNOLDS/AFP via ……

Black women are gaining ground in the labor market but still face unique barriers

An employee works at the BMW manufacturing plant in Greer, South Carolina, October 19, 2022. Bob…

Labor Market Added 517,000 Jobs In January—Unemployment Rate Falls To 54-Year Low Of 3.4%

Topline Despite waves of layoffs hitting some of the nation’s largest employers, the unemployment rate unexpectedly…

I’m 64, make $1,500 a month driving Uber and get almost $5,000 a month in pensions and Social Security – should I pay off my mortgage before I retire?

Hi, I’m 64 and getting ready to retire in one year. I owe approximately $165,000 on…

Opinion: Zuckerberg and Intel are shipping the proceeds from their layoffs straight to Wall Street

For years, Wall Street groused about Silicon Valley’s refusal to pay dividends and buy back stock…

Meta stock spikes nearly 20% as cost cuts and $40 billion for investors overshadow earnings miss

Meta Platforms Inc. shares soared in after-hours trading Wednesday despite an earnings miss, as the Facebook…

As Fed raises rates by a quarter point, here’s where financial advisers are telling their clients to invest — and store — their money

The Federal Reserve boosted its influential interest rate yet again Wednesday, even as more signs indicate…

Intel cuts pay, bonuses and other benefits while maintaining dividend

Intel Corp. continues to cut costs for everything except payments to investors. Intel INTC, +2.87%, which…

Long Covid has ‘underappreciated’ role in labor gap: study

Simpleimages | Moment | Getty Images Long Covid is keeping people out of work and may…

Demand for jobs drops off in January, headhunter Robert Half says

Robert Half International Inc.’s stock rallied Friday after fourth-quarter profit beat expectations, but the staffing-services company…

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google face earnings test amid Big Tech layoffs

In the biggest week of the holiday-earnings season, Big Tech results will receive the spotlight amid…

‘Timing couldn’t be worse’: Inflation is easing, but more people are using credit cards for unexpected expenses — and the next Fed meeting will raise borrowing costs

A record number of people say they would need to pay for an unplanned $1,000 expense…

My job is being eliminated and I will get a severance package. Is that considered income for IRS limits on Roth IRA contributions?

I know my job is being eliminated at the end of March 2023. I will receive…

IBM’s layoffs aren’t helping the stock, as analysts still fret about cash flow

International Business Machines Corp. shares slumped Thursday after analysts picked apart Big Blue’s free cash flow…

This 72-year-old is hoping to fund her retirement on GoFundMe

GoFundMe campaigns have been raising piles of cash for older Walmart workers who want to retire…

Why Layoffs at 3M, Dow Are More Concerning Than Amazon, Google and Microsoft

Layoffs are spreading beyond tech. That’s a troubling trend investors should be paying attention to. On…

Curaleaf cutting 10% of staff as it exits three U.S. states

This story has been updated to provide correct figures for the number of states Curaleaf operates…

This recession indicator is close to the point of no return. But stocks historically rally if the Fed cuts and the economy still grows.

It’s way too early to proclaim a Goldilocks environment, even if major asset classes are at…

Dow Inc. Warns of Weakness, to Lay Off 2,000 Workers as Earnings Fall

Chemicals giant Dow Inc. sees the global economy slowing down and is preparing for weakness by…