Strong Hiring Expected in Second Half – TheStreet | Pharmicx

The US added 528,000 jobs in July and the pace of employment is expected to remain strong in the second half of 2022, economists and analysts said. July job growth “far exceeded” the second-quarter average of nearly 375,000 jobs added month-over-month, said Joel Berner, a senior economic analyst at Realtor.com. “While rampant inflation and relative … Read more

The inflation argument that predicts another good decade for tech investing – CNBC | Pharmicx

TuSimple, partly owned by UPS, makes self-driving trucks, a technology that could be among the innovations that will help lower longer-term inflation in the transportation sector. Source: TuSimple As inflation continues to flirt with 40-year highs, we know what the Fed is doing to retaliate: raise interest rates. But what can companies do to fight … Read more

SC workers take on side jobs to pay bills as inflation spikes – Charleston Post Courier | Pharmicx

Ryan Brantley is the epitome of a hard worker. He spends five days a week as an X-ray and lithotripsy technician for urologists working at a local surgical center, Roper St. Francis Hospital and East Cooper Medical Center. Then he goes home to work on not one but three side jobs. The 43-year-old single father … Read more

The Lesson for Walmart’s Main Street, Target Inventory Failures – CNBC | Pharmicx

Philip Radwanski | Light Rocket | Getty Images The narrative of the retail battles of the last few decades has pitted one of two wars: Amazon and e-commerce against the big brick-and-mortar retailers, and all the big ones against small Main Street entrepreneurs. But in the current confusing economic environment – marked by inflation, supply … Read more

Sales tax takes vacation in Massachusetts August 13-14: Here’s some advice – Berkshire Eagle | Pharmicx

Welcome to my Consumer Doctor column for The Berkshire Eagle! I’m excited to start this column over the Massachusetts sales tax holiday weekend, which is coming up on August 13-14. Last month there was an annual inflation rate of 9 percent. That means the value of the dollar is shrinking along with your purchasing power, … Read more

Six Scary Economic Challenges Family Business Owners Can Face – Forbes | Pharmicx

Family business owners always navigate uncertainty, but the current environment is proving to be confusingly difficult. Owners are facing the highest inflation since 1981. The Fed is raising interest rates sharply to stop a wage-price spiral. But that could trigger a recession this year, most economists think. All of this is happening as hiring continues … Read more

5 Ways to Feel Richer (Even When You Aren’t) – New Orleans CityBusiness | Pharmicx

In a way, it’s less about how many zeros you have in your bank account and more about feeling “rich” and more about knowing how to use them to get what you want out of life. For author and certified financial planner Tom Corley, feeling rich comes from having an Irish pub-style structure in his … Read more

Retail sales rose more-than-expected in June as consumers remain resilient despite inflation – CNBC | Pharmicx

Consumer spending held up amid the rise in inflation in June, with retail sales rising slightly more than expected for the month amid rising prices in most categories, the Commerce Department reported on Friday. Forward retail sales rose 1% for the month, beating the Dow Jones estimate of a 0.9% rise. That was a big … Read more