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- PoliticsCNBC•17 hours ago
A Mexican official from the city that just lost out on 1,000 jobs it expected to take from an Indiana Carrier plant says that Donald Trump is "telling the truth" when he rails against U.S. job losses . Jaime Garcia Astorga, secretary of economic development of Santa Catarina in the state of Nuevo Leon, told CNBC on Friday that "nobody" believed the president-elect was serious when he "made a lot of declarations" to voters about keeping U.S. jobs in the United States. This is a learning lesson for our state," said Garcia.
- BusinessCNBC•14 hours ago
That's the number of Americans now counted as not in the labor force, a historic high that has confounded economists and policymakers. The jump occurred as the U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs and the headline unemployment rate dropped sharply. Explaining the consistent increase in those leaving the labor force is complicated, with factors divided between an aging and rapidly retiring workforce, a skills gap that leaves job openings unfilled, and the nettlesome problem of too many people who find it's just easier to collect welfare and other transfer payments rather than go back to work.
- LifestyleKiplinger.com•2 days ago
Ever have one of those situations where you find out your brown-bagging coworker has a house at the beach? Or that the unassuming guy who sings next to you in the church choir made a five-figure donation to the symphony? You must be in the presence of what we like to call the "invisible rich." So, how do they do it? Sure, money like that can come from an inheritance or some other break, but more often than not, it’s the result of diligence, smart choices and, well, deferred gratification. The tenets followed by these secret millionaires next door can also put you on the path to financial prosperity. Let's look at some of them. Number 1: They don’t spend beyond their means Yes, this is obvious,