Why is the stock market falling? Dow drops over 600 points as investors weigh Fed’s policy path, earnings

US stocks fell sharply Friday, extending losses as investors weighed up hawkish comments on interest rates by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and a fresh batch of corporate earnings that largely disappointed. How are stocks trading? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.54% was down 608 points, or 1.7%, at 34,186. The S&P 500 SPX, … Read more

‘The graveyard shift is the most understaffed:’ I work as a waiter on the Las Vegas Strip. We are overworked, underpaid, and our drunk customers often do not tip

Dear Quentin, I currently work at a fast-casual restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip. I have worked at the company for three years. I work at the busiest outlet of this restaurant in the world. During the slow winter months, this restaurant makes an average of $ 130,000 a week. During the summer months, we … Read more

Yale professor is keeping tabs on companies still operating in Russia despite Ukraine invasion – and many are now pulling out

A Yale professor and his research team are keeping tabs on companies that are still operating in Russia in the wake of its invasion of neighboring Ukraine – and many have responded by announcing plans to withdraw. “‘In the days since we initially published our list, many of the “remain” companies have responded to public … Read more