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'Highly creative' professionals won't lose their jobs to robots, study finds

Many people are in “robot overlord denial,” according to a recent online poll run by jobs board Monster.com. They think computers could not replace them at work. 515 more words

Tech

Recovery? What Recovery?

In the recent FOMC statement, the fed announced that they will maintain the targeted federal funds rate of 0-0.25%.  Though they highlighted positives for the labor market, they cited a decelerating economy as well as low inflation as their reasons. 417 more words

The Economy

How One Man Beat Foreign Furniture Dumpers

Factory Man By Beth Macy

Perhaps you’re of an age that you remember going to a furniture store and seeing it filled with items manufactured in America. 647 more words

Books

Ashton Carter - State Department’s Global Chiefs of Mission Conference: Analysis

On Thursday, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter gave a keynote luncheon address at the State Department’s Global Chiefs of Mission Conference held in the Benjamin Franklin Room of the State Department in Washington D.C.. 1,089 more words

Politics

Timing is everything

A recent chronicling of the class of 2008 found that “Timing is everything”.  If you were unlucky enough to graduate in the class of 2008 you are most likely worse off economically than the classes that came before you and the classes that came after.  460 more words

The Economy

President Barack Obama plan to boost technical jobs with higher wedges

WASHINGTON — Facing stubbornly stagnant wages, President Barack Obama has obtained commitments from more than 300 employers as well as local governments in 20 regions of the country to train and hire high technology workers in an effort to drive up higher-income employment. 255 more words

WASHINGTON