Economics/Class Relations

Homebuyers desperate to get a mortgage are lining up for the same risky bet that helped cause the 2008 housing crash

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Homebuyers desperate to get a mortgage are lining up for the same risky bet that helped cause the 2008 housing crash

The number of borrowers with risky credit scores getting adjustable rate mortgages is rising — it’s what helped caused the foreclosure crisis.

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3 managers suspected their employees were working another full-time job but didn't fire them. Here's why, and what they did instead.

3 managers suspected their employees were working another full-time job but didn’t fire them. Here’s why, and what they did instead.

Managers who caught their employees in the act said empathy goes a long way. One executive even worked with a staffer to create a flexible schedule.

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Shopify lays off 10% of global staff, nearly 1,000 employees, as CEO admits that bet about skyrocketing pandemic growth 'didn't pay off'

Shopify lays off 10% of global staff, nearly 1,000 employees, as CEO admits that bet about skyrocketing pandemic growth ‘didn’t pay off’

Shopify announced deep cuts as its growth has slowed after skyrocketing e-commerce growth during the height of the pandemic.

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Walmart just confirmed it's doubling down on a summer of sales, as prices for everything from department-store goods to high-end watches get deeply discounted as inventory stacks up

Walmart just confirmed it’s doubling down on a summer of sales, as prices for everything from department-store goods to high-end watches get deeply discounted as inventory stacks up

Big discounts are coming to Walmart to clear inventory amid inflation and supply chain pileups. Other big box retailers and luxury shops are joining.

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