• U.S. job growth slows in November, monthly wage gains modest

    8 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. job growth slowed in November and monthly wages increased less than forecast, suggesting some moderation in economic activity that could support expectations of fewer interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve in 2019.
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  • Natural-gas moves higher after EIA reports bigger-than-expected weekly supply decline

    8 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Myra P. Saefong : The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Friday that domestic supplies of natural gas fell by 63 billion cubic feet for the week ended Nov. 30.
    The data were released a day later than usual because of Wednesday's National Day of Mourning following the passing of former President George H.W. Bush. Analysts polled by S&P Global Platts had forecast a decline of 57 billion cubic feet, on average. Total stocks now stand at 2.991 trillion cubic feet, down 704 billion cubic feet from a year ago, and 725 billion below the five-year average, the government said...
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  • American Women Face More Discrimination Than Europeans, Report Finds

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Discrimination against women in the U.S. outpaces that of women across Western Europe , parts of Eastern Europe, Colombia, and Australia.
    That's according to the Social Institutions and Gender Index, published Friday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The U.S. comes in 26th out of 120 ranked countries, the report said.
    This poor showing is attributed to a number of factors, including a lack of paid maternity leave in the U.S., states that permit child marriage, and uneven application of laws protecting women's workplace rights.
    The report also points to an...
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  • 15% of U.S. Corn Growers Reported Moderate to Severe Rootworm Infestat

    8 days ago - By AG Web

    15% of U.S. Corn Growers Reported Moderate to Severe Rootworm Infestations This Year.
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