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Powell: Recession after rate hikes certainly a possibility

Here’s how the Fed will read today’s jobs report

There are currently around two jobs available for every unemployed person, and as a result, employers have had to raise wages to attract suitable candidates. That sounds like a good thing — and it is for Americans who are facing higher prices on everything from groceries to rent. But the Federal Reserve isn’t very happy …

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Don't read vacation emails, keep your return date a secret and other tips for hacking your PTO

Don’t read vacation emails, keep your return date a secret and other tips for hacking your PTO

Americans are notorious for not taking a break. The average U.S. worker took less than 12 days of vacation in 2021 — six fewer than the global average — according to Expedia’s latest Vacation Deprivation study of 14,500 working adults across 16 countries.  Yet an overwhelming majority of workers say taking vacations makes them feel more …

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The market read the Federal Reserve all wrong | CNN Business

The market read the Federal Reserve all wrong | CNN Business

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. New York CNN Business  —  After the Federal Reserve’s July meeting, investors quickly reached a consensus: The central bank was turning slightly dovish. After embarking on an aggressive rate-hike spree this year in …

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North Korea-backed hackers have a clever way to read your Gmail

North Korea-backed hackers have a clever way to read your Gmail

Getty Images Researchers have unearthed never-before-seen malware that hackers from North Korea have been using to surreptitiously read and download email and attachments from infected users’ Gmail and AOL accounts. The malware, dubbed SHARPEXT by researchers from security firm Volexity, uses clever means to install a browser extension for the Chrome and Edge browsers, Volexity reported …

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Read the memo Google’s CEO sent employees about a hiring slowdown

Read the memo Google’s CEO sent employees about a hiring slowdown

Google has told employees that it’ll be “slowing down the pace of hiring for the rest of the year,” according to an internal memo Tuesday by CEO Sundar Pichai obtained by The Verge. Pichai says the company will have to “be more entrepreneurial” and work with “greater urgency, sharper focus, and more hunger than we’ve …

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Food Containers Getting Smaller, But Prices Are Rising

Food Containers Getting Smaller, But Prices Are Rising

In the United States, India, Britain and Japan, people are starting to see smaller containers and higher prices for food. The cost increases are affecting snack food, cheese, drinks, soaps and more. Economic experts say the changes in package sizes are a result of inflation. They call it “shrinkflation.” In the U.S., a popular kind …

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