Updated October 1 at 12:26pm
Economic Activity
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New year, same fears. Except now they’re hitting all at once. For U.S. stocks it’s meant the worst start since the financial crisis, while volatility in Europe has exploded to levels not seen in a decade. more
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. were little changed last week, hovering close to four- decade lows and showing steady progress in the labor market. more
Want to increase your happiness? Look no further than your work schedule. Unstable working hours can harm employees’ financial security and amplify their stress, according to research from the Washington-based Center for Equitable Growth. more
U.S. stocks trimmed an advance as Apple Inc. fell for a second day to weigh on technology shares, while a rebound in banks lost some momentum as investors awaited key policy meetings for the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan this week. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. climbed last week to a two-month high, a sign of more moderate labor market progress. more
Brown University leaders will break ground Thursday evening on an $88 million School of Engineering building that will focus on nanoscience and bioengineering research. more
Traditionally, when sports teams tried to convince cities to pay hundreds of millions to build new stadiums, they tended to make lofty promises about benefits to the local economy, that new businesses and residences would rise to serve the throngs of fans. more
A decade after home sales peaked, buyers who have enjoyed historically cheap mortgage rates during the industry’s recovery are now bracing for an end to the gravy train. more
U.S. shares joined equity gains in Europe and Asia, extending a rally that’s added $4.1 trillion to global equities this month, as a run of weaker-than-estimated economic reports from China, Europe and the United States boosted speculation central banks will maintain stimulus measures. more
August sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts reached the second highest mark of the year, The Warren Group said this week. more
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