Source: https://www.cnbc.com Negotiators from railroad carriers and unions met in Labor Secretary Marty Walsh’s office Wednesday as the sides tried to negotiate a deal ahead of Friday’s strike deadline. The meeting started just after 9 a.m. ET. The railroads, for their part, “have no plans to lock out workers FridayContinue Reading


Source: https://www.cnbc.com If you’re thinking of getting an omicron-specific Covid booster shot, you might be wondering what its side effects are — and how severe they might be.  Rest assured: They’re not expected to be much different from what you may have experienced with previous vaccine and booster doses. “WeContinue Reading


Source: https://www.cnbc.com Fizkes | Istock | Getty Images There’s good news for the millions of people with federal student loans who’ve made payments on that debt during the pandemic: Many of them will be eligible to get the money back. The U.S. Department of Education says that many borrowers eligibleContinue Reading


Source: https://www.cnbc.com Short-term U.S. Treasury yields continued to climb higher on Wednesday as investors digested the previous session’s dramatic market route triggered by a hot inflation reading. The yield on the 2-year Treasury, the part of the curve most sensitive to Fed policy, was trading roughly 2 basis points higher at aroundContinue Reading


Source: https://www.cnbc.com Dr. Katie McHugh doesn’t sleep much these days.  After working 12-hour shifts at several abortion clinics in Indiana, McHugh, an OB/GYN, doesn’t collapse into bed. Thoughts of her patients keep her up at night: the pregnant woman who drove 20 hours to the clinic, scared and desperate toContinue Reading


Source: https://www.cnbc.com Globalstock | E | Getty Images But securing bigger paychecks did not necessarily help workers stave off inflation. Half of those who are now earning more still say their pay hasn’t kept up with rising costs. Yet 39% said the increase either kept up with or exceeded theContinue Reading