These are the most sleep-deprived professions in America

2019-11-12

American workers are increasingly strapped for sleep — and the ones grappling with life-or-death decisions on the job might be most likely to get poor shut-eye, a recent study says. About 50% of protective-service workers — such as police officers, firefighters and correctional officers — and military workers reported shortRead More →

Uber shares tumble 5% on $1.16 billion quarterly loss

2019-11-04

Uber Technologies Inc. reported another mega-loss on Monday, but its chief executive said there is a light at the end of the profitability tunnel. The ride-hailing service  reported a third-quarter loss of $1.16 billion, or 68 cents a share, compared to a $986 million loss in the same quarter aRead More →

Why automation could disproportionately hurt black workers

2019-10-07

The future of work looks even bleaker for African-American workers, a new report suggests. Black Americans are poised to be disproportionately impacted by automation, according to research released this month by McKinsey & Co., with the possibility of some 132,000 African-American jobs being displaced as a result of automation byRead More →

U.S. trade deficit in goods widens slightly in August

2019-09-26

Bloomberg A container ship sits in Yokohama, Japan last month. The U.S. and Japan have reached an initial trade agreement this week, according to President Donald Trump. The numbers: The advance trade deficit in goods widened to $72.8 in August, up 0.5% from the prior month, according to the CommerceRead More →

European airlines skid after Air France-KLM warning

2019-09-09

Shares of Air France-KLM on Monday nosedived on a warning over bookings, and other airlines weakened, in mostly listless European stock markets on Monday. Air France-KLM shares AF, -8.13%  plunged 9% as the airline said “close-in bookings in the peak travel period are weaker than foreseen in view of softeningRead More →

One of these key economic gauges isn’t telling the truth

2019-07-12

What’s up with transportation stocks? Or, really, what’s “down” with them? Even as new all-time highs have been registered by broad-market U.S. indices such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.85%   and the S&P 500 SPX, +0.23%  , the market’s transportation sector has lagged. The Dow Jones TransportationRead More →

Uber stock hit by executive shake-up a month after the IPO

2019-06-07

Shares of Uber Technologies Inc. fell more than 1% in the extended session Friday after Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said in an email to employees the ride-hailing company’s chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are leaving. Khosrowshahi said in the email that he and COO Barney Harford had agreedRead More →