It's the monetary policy equivalent of Sherlock Holmes's "curious incident" of the dog that didn't bark in the night
The fast-food Tex-Mex chain’s breakfast campaign recalls a series of Jack in the Box ads from more than a decade ago
His chief plaint seems to be that Staples outposts wouldn't be staffed by union members
Venture capital fundraising is on the rise in the first quarter, while stocks from Facebook, Twitter, and others have dropped in recent weeks
After five years of trying to keep banks from all failing together, now we have to worry about asset managers?
Even Thomas Edison and Leonardo da Vinci benefited from collaboration
Kevin Costner's latest sports flick, Draft Day, suggests that the front office is where the real action happens
He's trying to "improve his résumé," says his lawyer
Alabama Republican Jeff Sessions wants the SBA to share more data on loan defaults that put taxpayer money at risk
Who's hiring: Wholesale/retail trade, Professional & business services, Government
Percent companies planning to hire in Q3: 23 percent
Population: 5,476,241 (+1.8 percent YOY)
Unemployment rate: 6.2 percent
Mean annual income: $59,470
The D.C. area, which has seen its unemployment rate drop from 7.1 percent in February to 6.2 percent in May, has maintained the strongest average employment outlook this year. In Manpower's most recent report, 23 percent of survey-takers in the area planned to increase employment in the third quarter and 4 percent planned to decrease employment; a majority, 69 percent, had no plans to change employment this summer. According to the Conference Board, there were 190,800 online ads for jobs in the area in June, up 28.3 percent from a year earlier. Accenture, for example, plans to add 1,000 jobs in the D.C. area, reported the Washington Business Journal. Deloitte's Federal Practice has also hired 1,200 new employees in the D.C. metro area so far this year and plans to hire about 160 per month through the end of May 2011.