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

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

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

Twitter Exodus hits regulatory and content teams globally

Twitter Exodus hits regulatory and content teams globally

Elon Musk’s decision to purge Twitter Inc. employees who don’t share his vision has led to a wave of departures among policy and security staff around the world, prompting questions from regulators in key jurisdictions on the site’s ongoing compliance efforts. Oversight has been particularly tight in Europe, where authorities have taken on a bigger … Read more

Thanksgiving poses the next Covid-19 test as the United States seeks to avoid a strong surge

Thanksgiving poses the next Covid-19 test as the United States seeks to avoid a strong surge

Thanksgiving again comes at a precarious time, as new subvariants take over and the cold weather returns to bring people indoors, often to family gatherings where the virus can easily spread. Last year’s holiday coincided with the arrival of an early version of the Omicron variant that sparked an explosive rise in cases and the … Read more

FTX Indicates Substantial Amount of Stolen or Missing Crypto Assets

FTX Indicates Substantial Amount of Stolen or Missing Crypto Assets

A significant amount of FTX assets are either missing or stolen, an attorney for the failed cryptocurrency exchange claims in court, promising to cast a wide net to potentially secure billions of dollars in funds that passed through the company he called the “personal fiefdom” of co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried. Tuesday’s hearing marked an inflection point … Read more