Nirunya Juntoomma | Istock | Getty Images It’s no secret that households with sufficient emergency savings are more the exception than the norm. Two proposals in the Senate aim to change that. And, experts say, tackling the problem could lend itself to workers saving more for their golden years. “One of the best ways to
In this article FISV DPZ SBUX SQ DDOG Starbucks Irish Cream Cold Brew holiday drink. Source: Starbucks Between the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike, fresh economic data and a flood of earnings from tech giants, it has been a busy week for investors. Since the market can be so volatile, it’s key to maintain a
In 2004, I set out to conduct a five-year “Rich Habits” study to explore how the world’s wealthiest people think about their money. Each of the 225 millionaires I interviewed fell into one of four categories: Saver-Investors: No matter what their day job is, they make saving and investing part of their daily routine. They are constantly
In this article JPM Dr. Charles Lim, Global Head of Quantum Communications and Cryptography, JP Morgan Chase Courtesy: JP Morgan Chase JPMorgan Chase has hired a Singapore-based quantum-computing expert to be the bank’s global head for quantum communications and cryptography, according to a memo obtained by CNBC. Charles Lim, an assistant professor at the National
In this article AMZN Amazon shares climbed more than 13% in extended trading on Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue and gave an optimistic outlook. Here’s how the company did: EPS: Loss of 20 cents Revenue: $121.23 billion vs. $119.09 billion expected, according to Refinitiv Here’s how other key Amazon segments did during the
U.S. trucking CEOs expect to maintain pricing power even with volumes softening in the second half of 2022 as retailers, manufacturers and consumers adjust to disruptions from Covid lockdowns, the Russia-Ukraine war and inflation. A recent survey of customers by SAIA, a trucker for Starbucks, Home Depot and Lowe’s, found the majority of companies are
A record number of workers have quit their jobs, looked for new ones and renegotiated along the way. But with all the opportunities the current labor market offers, there are challenges, too — especially when it comes to standing out in a sea of job applicants. About one in five workers, or 22%, said they
JGI/Jamie Grill | Tetra images | Getty Images As the U.S. economy shrinks for a second straight quarter — one definition of a recession — many Americans aren’t prepared for an economic downturn. However, financial advisors say there’s plenty that is in your control. Fewer than half of Americans feel “financially secure enough” for another
A worker in a protective suit cleans the floor at a subway station, after the lockdown placed to curb the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak was lifted in Shanghai, China June 2, 2022. Aly Song | Reuters BEIJING — China’s top leaders signaled Thursday that no big stimulus for economic growth was on the way, and
In this article AAPL Apple reported fiscal third-quarter earnings on Thursday that beat Wall Street expectations for sales and profit but showed slowing growth for the iPhone maker. Apple stock rose over 3% in extended trading. Here are the key numbers compared to what Wall Street was expecting, per Refinitiv estimates: EPS: $1.20
Masten Space Systems’ Xombie© lander completes a flight test at the Mojave Spaceport in 2019. NASA/Lauren Hughes Lunar-focused company Masten Space Systems filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday, with the venture winnowed down to a handful of people after layoffs and furloughs. The space company declared as its debts ballooned, tracing back to
Heavy industries must decarbonise dramatically to reach net zero. Replacing fossil fuels with green hydrogen, created with renewable energy, is one way to reduce emissions. Examples of green hydrogen being used in various industries are emerging, but as the FT’s Sylvia Pfeifer reports, this carbon-free innovation faces a major challenge to scale up. #hydrogen #netzero
Disney Imagineering has just released video of “Stuntronics” — robots capable of performing death-defying stunts at its theme park attractions.
Getting a job after graduation isn’t a given. While the labor market is strong and college grads are still more employable — and earn more — than their high-school counterparts, the choice of major, and degree, goes a long way toward determining how hirable you will be. A bachelor’s degree in mathematics gives students the
Because of astronomical costs of care and support — often more than $100,000 per year — most individuals with disabilities will need government assistance such as Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid. However, they must shelter their assets carefully to not be disqualified from these programs. That’s where special needs trusts and ABLE accounts come in.
The chaos engulfing many major airports in North America and Europe since summer began hasn’t abated much, and news outlets and social media users continue to report on hordes of impatient travelers and mountains of misplaced suitcases. Source: Getty Images Canceled flights. Long lines. Staff walkouts. Missing luggage. Sound familiar? The chaos engulfing many major