Looking for $100,000 Salary? See How Much the Biggest U.S. Companies Pay Workers

Wages for the median workers at the majority of big American companies are higher than they were before the pandemic, with the tight job market helping to lift paydays for many bank tellers, factory workers and software programmers. Compensation in 2021 for the median worker at 275 companies in the S&P 500 index was higher … Read more

Stock Futures Rise After S&P 500 Narrowly Avoids Closing in Bear Market

Text size Commuters exit from the Wall Street subway station in New York. Amir Hamja/Bloomberg Stock futures were signaling a higher start for Wall Street on Monday after the S&P 500 rallied on Friday to avoid closing in a bear market. Contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 144 points, or 0.4%, S&P … Read more

The Gold Rush Is On. It’s Not Too Late to Get In.

Text size Investors can buy a gold exchange-traded fund like SPDR Gold Shares or iShares Gold Trust, which own the precious metal. Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg The chase is on. The chase for gold, that is—and it’s not too late to buy some now.  Gold had been relatively boring for quite a while. After surging in 2020, … Read more