Finance

Inflation remains sticky in Europe, with core prices cooling less than expected

A salesman preparing a bag of sweets for a customer in the Sicilian confectionery shop Mazzone on February 02, 2024 in Catania, Italy. Fabrizio Villa | Getty Images News...

Key Fed inflation measure rose 0.4% in January as expected, up 2.8% from a year ago

Inflation rose in line with expectations in January, according to an important gauge the Federal Reserve uses as...

A little-noticed inflation report in the past could get a lot of market attention on Thursday

With markets on edge over the direction of inflation, a report Thursday that often flies under the economic...

For Black workers, progress in the workplace but still a high hill to climb

Ali and Jamila Wright, co-owners of Brooklyn Tea.Courtesy: Brooklyn TeaLooking at the state of Black employment in America...

Jamie Dimon is 'cautious about everything' as he sees risks to a soft landing

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon thinks there's a better-than-even chance that the U.S. is heading for a recession,...

Social Security cost-of-living adjustment will be 3.2% in 2024, well below this year's record-setting increase

Getty ImagesSocial Security beneficiaries will see a 3.2% boost to their benefits in 2024, the Social Security Administration announced on Thursday.The annual cost-of-living...

56% of adults feel 'behind' on retirement savings, survey finds. Here's how to tell if you are

Stone Nearly a third of Americans say they would need $1 million or more to retire comfortably. Here's how to determine if...

The 60/40 portfolio ‘certainly isn’t dead,’ says senior wealth advisor

Cravetiger | Moment | Getty ImagesThe 60/40 portfolio -- a cornerstone strategy for the average investor -- has been stressed by the pandemic-era...

Some of the nation's top colleges are eliminating student loans

More colleges are offering guaranteed admissionStrategy could save thousands on college costsShould you apply early to college? Roughly two dozen schools have introduced "no-loan"...

Reality does bite: Why Generation X is falling behind on retirement savings

Ethan Hawke sits with Winona Ryder in a scene from the 1994 film "Reality Bites. "Universal Pictures | Moviepix | Getty ImagesAs Generation...

Deflation is the anti-inflation. Here's where prices fell in September 2023 in one chart

Inverse Couple Images | Moment | Getty ImagesConsumers have been hearing a lot about inflation in the U.S. economy since early 2021, and...