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ECB backs Bundesbank call for higher German wages

 

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Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where...

Child tax credit: Who gets it?

The House passed a bill Friday that would gradually increase the child tax credit and make it available to higher income parents. However, the bill...

Alternative funds are drawing dollars, questions

They're hot, yet many investors have no idea what they do. These mutual funds go by a few names, and it doesn't help that some...

House votes to boost child tax credit for some

More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House. But in a...

House votes to simplify education tax breaks

The House passed a bill Thursday that would simplify a complicated patchwork of tax breaks for higher education but would exclude many graduate students. The...

US average rate on 30-year home loan 4.13 percent

Average U. S. rates on long‑term fixed mortgages were stable to slightly higher this week. Here's a look at rates for fixed and adjustable mortgages...

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.13 pct.

Average U. S. long‑term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said...

US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow‑growing U. S. economy has emerged. That conclusion, one held...

Review: Fire phone, an improvement on the familiar

Many of the Amazon Fire phone's features are twists on apps and concepts tried in other devices. But in a number of cases, Amazon's technology...