Morning Roundup

Aug 23, 2022

Partnership will help individuals with autism train for jobs

Allentown-based global technology services firm CAI and Marshall University’s West Virginia Autism Training Center, a statewide technical assistance and direct service agency providing specialized training and support to individuals with autism spectrum disorder, announced Tuesday that they’re joining forces.

May 9, 2022

Making money on crypto? Yes, the IRS expects a cut

A lot is changing fast in the world of crypto, including the tax rules.

May 9, 2022

Biden announces program offering discounted internet service

President Joe Biden announced Monday that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low incomes

May 6, 2022

Rising interest rates in US will hinder foreign economies

When the Federal Reserve raises interest rates — as it did Wednesday — the impact doesn’t stop with U.S. homebuyers paying more for mortgages or Main Street business owners facing costlier bank loans.

May 6, 2022

A recession may be around the corner. Don’t panic

Around the world, warning signs of a recession are flashing.

May 3, 2022

Employers post record 11.5 million job openings in March

Employers posted a record 11.5 million job openings in March, meaning the United States now has an unprecedented two job openings for every person who is unemployed.

Apr 27, 2022

Higher food and energy prices could last ‘for years,’ World Bank warns

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has contributed to an historic shock to commodity markets that will keep global prices high through the end of 2024, according to the World Bank.

Apr 12, 2022

EXPLAINER: Why US inflation is so high, and when it may ease

Another month, another four-decade high for inflation.

Apr 1, 2022

EXPLAINER: Why bond yields may be warning of a recession

One of the more reliable warning signals for an economic recession is shining brighter.

Apr 1, 2022

New vehicles must average 40 mpg by 2026, up from 28 mpg

New vehicles sold in the U.S. will have to average at least 40 miles per gallon of gasoline in 2026, up from about 28 mpg...

Apr 1, 2022

Perspective: Should you purchase political risk insurance coverage?

Seemingly endless machinations of the Russian leadership affecting Ukraine and its citizens have prompted multiple...

Mar 31, 2022

Biden planning to tap oil reserve to control gas prices

President Joe Biden is preparing to order the release of up to 1 million barrels of oil per day from the nation’s strategic...