Macron’s labor reform plans face first big test, a strike – KRDO

Macron’s labor reform plans face first big test, a strike – KRDO

Robert Hradil/Getty Images French President Emmanuel Macron Robert Hradil/Getty Images French President Emmanuel Macron Related Content PARIS (CNN) – Emmanuel Macron came to power on a promise of reform and after winning convincingly last May, claimed to have the mandate he needed to carry out the type of change that every French president since Francois […]

Median US Household Income Up for 2nd Straight Year – New York Times

The gains in 2016 pushed median household income to the highest level on record, but officials cautioned that the figure was affected by a change in methodology in 2013, and that actual incomes probably had not exceeded the previous peak, in 1999. Newsletter Sign Up Continue reading the main story Thank you for subscribing. An […]

Equifax Stock Has Plunged 18.4% Since It Revealed Massive Breach – Fortune

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Stocks Advance With Dollar as Irma Threat Recedes: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

Stocks Advance With Dollar as Irma Threat Recedes: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

U.S. stocks rose toward a record, the dollar strengthened and Treasuries tumbled as investors piled into riskier assets after Hurricane Irma wreaked less damage than forecast and North Korea failed to exacerbate tensions. The S&P 500 Index headed for an all-time closing high and the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 22,000. Bloomberg’s dollar index rose for […]

Equifax finally responds to swirling concerns over consumers’ legal rights – Washington Post

Update: Equifax issued a statement Friday evening. “In response to consumer inquiries, we have made it clear that the arbitration clause and class action waiver included in the Equifax and TrustedID Premier terms of use does not apply to this cybersecurity incident,” the company said. Sharp-eyed social media users have combed through the Equifax data […]

Airlines Face Criticism Amid Irma Price-Gouging Complaints – New York Times

Amid complaints of airlines taking advantage of those trying to flee Hurricane Irma, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Edward J. Markey have written to Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, asking her to look into reports of possible price gouging. A tweet that went viral earlier this week sparked outrage over suspected price gouging by airlines of […]

Amazon Is Planning a Second Headquarters With 50000 Jobs – New York Times

Amazon Is Planning a Second Headquarters With 50000 Jobs – New York Times

The company said it was inviting proposals for its new site, which it said could have a similar layout to its Seattle headquarters, including an urban or downtown campus. Amazon Is Trying to Do (and Sell) Everything The company’s $13.4 billion deal for Whole Foods is the latest signal of Amazon’s ambitions to have a […]

Draghi’s Soft Currency Talk Suggests He’s Holding Back the Magic – Bloomberg

Draghi’s Soft Currency Talk Suggests He’s Holding Back the Magic – Bloomberg

Mario Draghi’s words on the euro seem to have lost a bit of their magic, but maybe he wasn’t trying very hard. Despite a rare mention of the currency’s appreciation the European Central Bank president’s opening statement, an escalation from the account of the last meeting when policy makers noted their collective concern, the euro […]