Hiring Gets Easier for Some Employers Despite Hot Job Market

Some big US companies say hiring is getting easier, at least by a little. Employers in hospitality, retail, healthcare and other industries hardest hit by worker shortages over the past two years say they are seeing emerging signs that recruiting workers—and getting them to accept jobs when offered—is becoming less of a challenge, even as … Read more

This dividend-paying ETF is beating the stock market this year — and its manager expects the ‘euphoria’ recently seen in stocks won’t last

Hi! In this week’s ETF Wrap, you’ll get a look at how Austin Graff, a former PIMCO portfolio manager, is beating the stock market with the TrueShares Low Volatility Equity Income ETF. Please send feedback and tips to christine.idzelis@marketwatch.com. You can also follow me on Twitter at @cidzelis and find me on LinkedIn. A small … Read more

Markets have been extrapolating from one release to the next. Here are bargain stocks that build long-term returns, say these fund managers

Wow, that was a shocker: US consumer price growth slowed to 0% in July, the Labor Department reported on Wednesday. Core price growth slowed to 0.3%, which was below forecast. Over the last 12 months, prices have gained 8.5%, also coming in below forecast. The soft reading seems to justify the 13% rally in the … Read more

Promotion Vibe Announces Its web design and development

website design and development company in Kolkata Promotion Vibes Info-Systems is a top growing website design and development company in Kolkata. The company proudly announces its website design and development services for small businesses and startups in Kolkata. Promotion Vibes will make you the best when it comes to website development. In this growing internet … Read more

Meta’s first-ever corporate bond deal sees $30 billion in demand despite Zuckerberg’s gloomy warning

Corporate bond investors appeared pretty bullish on the metaverse Thursday, or at least about digital advertising. Meta Platforms Inc. META, +1.05%, the parent of Facebook, on Thursday saw roughly $30 billion in demand for its debut $10 billion, four-part US corporate bond deal, according to a person with knowledge of the dealings and Informa Global … Read more

2020 changed economy in ways we can’t understand yet

In an earnings call Wednesday morning, Yum Brands CEO David Gibbs expressed the confusion many people are feeling as they try to figure out what’s going on with the US economy right now: “This is truly one of the most complex environments we’ve ever seen in our industry to operate in. Because we’re not just … Read more

Walmart Lays Off Hundreds of Corporate Workers

Walmart is cutting hundreds of corporate roles in a restructuring effort, according to people familiar with the matter, a week after the retail giant warned of falling profits. The retailer began notifying employees in its Bentonville, Ark., headquarters and other corporate offices of the restructuring, which affects various departments including merchandising, global technology and real-estate … Read more

Opinion: The FAANMGs have been whittled down to the fantastic four

The anticipation of second-quarter Big Tech earnings was palpable. With a broad set of indicators pointing to a slowdown in the global economy, the highest inflation in four decades and a big jump in interest rates, there were many reasons to expect that tech earnings may be another data point of our fragile economic state … Read more

Pinterest Reports Lowest Revenue Growth in Two Years

Pinterest new Chief Executive Bill Ready said he was going to emphasize profitability as he puts his imprint on the company as the weakened digital-advertising market has dented sales growth for the social-media platform and its peers. “I do not subscribe to a growth-at-all-costs mentality,” Mr. Ready said on a call with analysts, adding he … Read more