Why Work at Google? Google (GOOG) has consistently claimed top spots on Glassdoor’s annual list of the 50 best places to work, as well as Fortune magazine’s annual list of the 100 best companies for whom to work multiple times over the years. In 2020, Google was listed as number 11 on Glassdoor’s Best Places
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HM Revenue & Customs is set to be handed new powers allowing it to force financial institutions to pass on information about people’s assets without a court order or the individual’s approval. Banks, investment advisers, fund managers, credit unions, insurance companies and credit card issuers will be required to divulge information about their customers if
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Chime CEO Chris Britt Source: Chime The fintech world has a new heavyweight. Chime, the start-up that delivers banking services through mobile phones, has closed a fundraising that values the company at $14.5 billion, CNBC has learned exclusively. That lofty figure makes Chime the most valuable American fintech start-up serving retail consumers. Robinhood, the popular
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:  Snowflake — Selling in the biggest software IPO continued in extended trading with shares of Snowflake down more than 1%. The cloud company dropped more than 26% in regular-hours trading after soaring 111% in its market debut Wednesday. Penn National Gaming — Shares of Penn National Gaming rose another
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A tanker truck sits near a Parker Drilling Co. oil rig in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. Alaska’s Ballot Measure 1 would increase oil production taxes on fields in the state’s North Slope.Bloomberg News Multi-billion dollar referendums in California, Illinois and Alaska highlight the 119 statewide ballot issues facing voters around the nation on Election Day. Voters
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This article series shows every month a dashboard with aggregate industry metrics in utilities. Most of the companies used to calculate these metrics are holdings of the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU). Therefore, this is also a top-down survey of XLU. Shortcut If you are used to this dashboard series or if you are
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The four types of economic utility are form, time, place, and possession, whereby utility refers to the usefulness or value that consumers experience from a product. The economic utilities help assess consumer purchase decisions and pinpoint the drivers behind those decisions. Companies strive to increase the utility or perceived value of their products and services
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Healthcare jobs topped the list of the highest-paying occupations, and the sector’s future is very bright. According to the BLS, employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 15% from 2019 to 2029—adding about 2.4 million new jobs. This growth “is mainly due to an aging population, leading to greater demand for healthcare services,” according
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Herman Miller Aeron chair Source: Herman Miller Shares of office furniture retailer Herman Miller are surging after a blowout earnings report that showed the company is benefiting from the work-from-home trend.  Herman Miller jumped more than 35% in midday trading on Thursday, while the broader market was under pressure.  As the coronavirus pandemic forces millions
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The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it would keep its benchmark interest rate near zero for as long as it takes to help the economy bounce back from the coronavirus crisis. The Fed said the ongoing coronavirus pandemic will “weigh heavily” on the near-term outlook and poses “considerable risks” for the medium term. In addition to holding rates near rock bottom, the
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“The numbers coming out of this deep pandemic contraction look pretty good,” Larry Kudlow, director of the White House National Economic Council, told more than 330 members of the National Conference of State Legislatures during a virtual presentation. The director of the White House National Economic Council said Wednesday the Trump administration is not opposed
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There are four parts of Medicare: Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D. In general, the four Medicare parts cover different services, so it’s essential that you understand the options so you can pick your Medicare coverage carefully. Key Takeaways Medicare is the national health insurance program available to people age 65 or
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The U.S. economy is finally recovering from the 2008 Great Recession. Jobs are being created by the millions, wage growth is picking up, and foreign exports accounted for only 12.22 percent of the nation’s GDP in 2016, according to the latest data by Statista. These signs indicate a prosperous recovery and a healthy, self-sufficient economy.
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California became the first US state to have conducted 13m coronavirus tests, even as the wildfires there have resulted in a drop-off in testing in recent days and weeks. The state also had its biggest daily jump in coronavirus fatalities in about a fortnight, with authorities this afternoon reporting a further 164 deaths. That was
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, wearing a face mask, testifies before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee during a hearing on oversight of the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve response to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 30, 2020. Tasos Katopodis | Reuters The Federal Reserve
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Opendoor cofounder and chief technology officer Ian Wong. Opendoor The market reacted kindly yesterday to news that Opendoor, a technology startup that lets customers rapidly sell their homes, will go public through a merger with a blank-check company. Shares of its soon-to-be acquirer soared 35% during normal trading hours, before falling 7% early on Wednesday. 
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Sun Mountain Lumber Superintendent Nelson Bohrer walks past stacks of cut lumber at the saw mill September 12, 2019 in Deer Lodge, Montana. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images With demand for housing surging, the nation’s homebuilders are positively ebullient. Builder confidence in the market for single-family homes in September increased 5 points to 83 on
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