Chevron gets new US license to pump oil in Venezuela again

Chevron gets new US license to pump oil in Venezuela again

WASHINGTON—The United States has said it will allow Chevron Corp. CLC -0.29% to resume pumping oil from its Venezuelan oil fields after President Nicolás Maduro’s government and an opposition coalition agreed to implement an estimated $3 billion humanitarian aid package and continue dialogue in Mexico City on efforts to organize free and fair elections. Following … Read more

Employers are rethinking the need for college degrees in a tight job market

Employers are rethinking the need for college degrees in a tight job market

Companies like Alphabet Inc. Google, Delta Airlines Inc. and International Business Machines Corp. reduced training requirements for some positions and refocused hiring to focus more on skills and experience. This year, Maryland reduced college degree requirements for many jobs in the state, leading to increased hiring, and Pennsylvania’s new governor, Josh Shapiro, campaigned on a … Read more

Retirement planning means more than saving in your 401(k)

Retirement planning means more than saving in your 401(k)

Most Americans don’t have a retirement plan, even those who max out their 401(k)s. The meaning of retirement has been reshaped as people live longer and healthier lives. Building a nest egg is essential, but that alone is not the same as figuring out what to pursue in your post-career decades. Retirement coaches suggest that … Read more

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Black Friday dilemma: More people are using ‘buy now, pay later’ for holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword “Buy now, pay later” offers a new twist on the concept of layaway, which has become increasingly popular among cash-strapped young consumers. Read more “Most economists predict … Read more

Honduras declares state of emergency against gang crime

Honduras declares state of emergency against gang crime

Tegucigalpa, Honduras — Honduras has become the second Central American country to declare a state of emergency to combat gang crimes like extortion. For years, street gangs have charged protection funds to bus and taxi drivers and shop owners in Honduras, as in neighboring El Salvador. Late Thursday, Honduran President Xiomara Castro proposed a measure … Read more

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Black Friday dilemma: More people are using ‘buy now, pay later’ for holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword “Buy now, pay later” offers a new twist on the concept of layaway, which has become increasingly popular among cash-strapped young consumers. Read more “Most economists predict … Read more

Russia steps up missile barrage on recaptured Ukrainian city

Russia steps up missile barrage on recaptured Ukrainian city

KHERSON, Ukraine — Natalia Kristenko’s corpse lay covered with a blanket outside the door of her building for hours during the night. City workers were initially too overwhelmed to retrieve it as they responded to a barrage of deadly attacks that rocked the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson. The 62-year-old had left her home with … Read more

Police: Walmart shooter bought gun hours before killing

Police: Walmart shooter bought gun hours before killing

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Authorities investigating the fatal shooting of six people at a Walmart said the shooter purchased the gun hours prior and left a note with grievances against co-workers on his phone. Police in Chesapeake, Va., issued a press release on Friday saying they conducted a forensic analysis of Walmart supervisor Andre Bing’s phone … Read more

These are the $30,000 questions you need to ask yourself if you want to get richer, says personal finance guru Ramit Sethi (and psst: the pros say he’s right)

These are the ,000 questions you need to ask yourself if you want to get richer, says personal finance guru Ramit Sethi (and psst: the pros say he’s right)

When it comes to building wealth, entrepreneur Ramit Sethi says it’s important to focus on the big picture. Getty Images No, it’s not about latte — well, at least according to Ramit Sethi, entrepreneur and New York Times Best Seller author I will teach you how to be rich. He says we shouldn’t focus on … Read more

Jeffrey Epstein accusers sue Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan

Jeffrey Epstein accusers sue Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan

Both lawsuits seek class action status and unspecified damages. They were both brought in by lawyers who represented many of the late financier’s accusers. The lawsuits were filed in federal court in New York on Thursday. “Now is the time for the real enablers to be held accountable, especially his wealthy friends and the financial … Read more