Tag: Consumer Goods

Holiday earnings forecasts have been lumps of coal so far, and here come the biggest ones

Holiday earnings forecasts are disappointing investors so far, and the biggest boxes under Wall Street’s tree are coming this week. So far in earnings season, a dozen S&P 500 SPX, -0.11% companies have issued earnings guidance, and eight of them have come in lighter than expected. Investors have punished those companies — such as Intel […]

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Just in time for Halloween: a spooky black-colored gin is now available

The bottle Scapegrace Black gin, $39.99 The back story Sure, you can find plenty of good gin out there for an end-of-day martini or a refreshing gin-and-tonic. But what if you want something with a little more mystery and a little more color? Maybe even something that sets the mood for the ever-so-scary Halloween season? […]

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This state has the biggest labor shortage — and one of the lowest unemployment rates

Labor shortages are most prevalent in Nebraska and least prevalent in Hawaii, according to a first-of-its-kind Labor Department report published Friday as employers across the U.S. struggle to fill job openings. In August, when 8.4 million Americans were unemployed, there were 10.4 million job openings, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That […]

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