Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company joins Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous to discuss the potential outcomes of the latest meeting among OPEC and other oil produces.Read More »
Donald Trump campaigned for the White House on a promise to make America great — and wealthy — again, but what do Americans see when they check their bank account balances and grocery store receipts, or look over bills at their kitchen table and open mail from bill collectors? MarketWatch’s new dashboard paints a real-time portrait — in data — of how the average American family is faring financially.
As companies try to understand consumer behavior, data scientists are in high demand. Boasting a median base salary of $110,000 and a job-satisfaction score of 4.4 out of 5, data scientist was ranked No. 1 on the “Best Jobs in America” list in 2016 and 2017 based on the number of job openings, salary and overall job satisfaction. It was followed by devops engineers ($110,000 a year) — which combines development, testing and operations — data engineers ($106,000 a year), tax managers ($110,000 a year) and analytics managers ($112,000 a year). And the No. 1 skill most in demand for data scientists? The programming language Python (sought after in 72% of Glassdoor job postings), followed by R (64%),
Activist investor Nelson Peltz late Friday received a major boost in his campaign for a seat on Procter & Gamble Co.'s (PG) board after an influential shareholder advisory firm recommended that shareholders support his candidacy. Glass, Lewis & Co. LLC, one of two major proxy advisory firms, said it was backing Peltz's candidacy, noting that "investors have an opportunity to encourage fresh discussions through the election of a qualified well-established shareholder candidate backed by what we believe to be cogent, well-framed arguments and a set of strategic initiatives that should, at the very least, set the table for a more candid evaluation of P&G's risks and opportunities." The support