NBR Staff’s Posts

State of the job market

On this Labor Day Hampton Pearson takes a closer look at the job market: the progress it’s making and the challenges ahead.

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Tonight: A special Labor Day edition focusing on the job market: the progress it’s making, the challenges ahead and what some companies are doing to train workers with the necessary skills.

Nightly Business Report — September 1, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, a special Labor Day edition focusing on the job market: the progress it’s making, the challenges ahead and what some companies are doing to train workers with the necessary skills.

The big business of obstacle course races

Obstacle course races are gaining popularity and interest from corporate sponsors, but these races might be a risky bet for some companies.

Market Monitor: Craig Hodges

Tonight’s Market Monitor tells us why small cap stocks are the big shots in this market.

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Tonight: Stocks turn in a strong August performance. But could September’s jam-packed calendar send stocks in a different direction?

Nightly Business Report — August 29, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks turn in a strong August performance. But could September’s jam-packed calendar send stocks in a different direction? And, why Wal-Mart wants to be your primary care doctor.

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Today’s stock stories: AAPL, NXPI, BIG, AZN, BCRX, TSLA & KRFT.

Human trials of Ebola Vaccine

GlaxoSmithKline is gearing up for the first human trails of a vaccine for the Ebola virus.

How to protect yourself from hackers

Worried about the hack attack on J.P. Morgan? There are some steps you can take to protect yourself and your small business.

Economy & the markets

Two pros discuss the health of the economy amid geopolitical concerns and changing monetary policies in Europe.

ECB weighs options

Banking officials in Europe are considering a U.S. style monetary easing program, but will it work in Europe and what are the risks?

Tug-of-war on Wall Street

The conflict in Ukraine flared up again, pressuring stocks and overshadowing economic data here at home.

Big August gains

The S&P 500 turned in its best monthly performance since February, but could September’s jam-packed calendar send stocks in a different direction?

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Tonight: Why renewed tensions on the Russia-Ukraine border are overshadowing better economic data here at home.