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US Open Jobs Fall Sharply for 2nd Straight Month

WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses sharply cut the number of jobs they advertised in December for the second straight month, an unusual sign of weakness in an otherwise healthy job market. “The trend in job growth has remained strong through January ... but the r...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump Distorts Data, Dems Cut Some Corners

WASHINGTON — Rallying in swing-state Wisconsin, President Donald Trump used misleading economic data to claim he’s created a “blue collar boom" while Democrats vying to replace him cut some corners on the facts in their latest presidential debate. “More tha...

California’s Pension Debt Cannot Be Ignored

A decade ago, at Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s request, I supervised a graduate student team that performed a comprehensive analysis of public pensions in California. The goal was to calculate California’s pe...
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Poll: Some Younger Workers View Aging Workforce Negatively

CHICAGO — Some younger workers aren't particularly thrilled to see a rising share of older Americans forgo retirement and continue working, according to a recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. "I don't think in things ...