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Wynnchurch Capital acquires two Allegheny Technologies facilities
Jun 4, 2019 1:00 AM
Wynnchurch Capital announced it has completed the acquisition of two closed-die forging facilities of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated.
Analysis: The economy is booming. So is financial stress.
Jun 2, 2019 6:19 AM
The poor and middle class have less total debt than affluent buyers of expensive homes, nice cars and high college tuition. But those lower on the economic scale rely more on borrowing for day-to-day costs, which means that some of their standard of living had been subsidized by low interest rates.
4 tips for starting in real estate investing
By Michele Lerner
Jun 2, 2019 6:20 AM
Want to get in the real estate investing game? It starts with some perhaps obvious but still necessary advice.
Falling mortgage rates are enticing US homebuyers to trade up
Jun 2, 2019 6:17 AM
One result of falling borrowing costs is that buyers are able to afford bigger mortgages. But at the entry level, where supplies are scarce, low rates mean even heavier competition.
Almost 40% of Americans would struggle to cover a $400 emergency
Jun 2, 2019 6:00 AM
Many U.S. households find themselves in a fragile position financially, even in an economy with an unemployment rate near a 50-year low, according to a Federal Reserve survey.
What does it mean that Google CEO shunned a large stock award?
Mark Bergen and Anders Melin
Jun 2, 2019 6:13 AM
Sundar Pichai was, for years, one of the world's highest-paid corporate executives. Now he's facing the opposite reality: No big paychecks at all.
New W-4 form aims to prevent you from getting a tax refund surprise
By Laura Davison and Allyson Versprille
May 31, 2019 1:43 PM
The Internal Revenue Service is redesigning the key tax withholding form, the W-4, which tells employers how much to take out of your paycheck.
Digital assistant -- The one job in banking that needs more men
Jeremy Kahn and Lananh Nguyen
May 31, 2019 12:54 PM
Bank of America customers can ask for Erica. HSBC Holdings has Amy standing by with advice. For an industry where men outnumber women at least three to one in the upper echelons, the propensity to give virtual assistants female names, personas and in some cases, voices, is coming under greater scrutiny for perpetuating sexist stereotypes.
The average millennial has an average net worth of $8,000. That's far less than previous generations.
May 31, 2019 8:52 AM
The net worth of Americans aged 18 to 35 has dropped 34 percent since 1996, according to research released Thursday by Deloitte, the accounting and professional services giant. This demographic is paying more for education and such basics as food and transportation while incomes have largely flatlined.
JPMorgan Chase settles with dad who demanded equal parental leave for men
May 31, 2019 8:44 AM
JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay $5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit from male employees who alleged they were denied access to the same paid parental leave as mothers.
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