B. L. Parrish

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Companies Saying ‘No’ to IPO

The S&P 500 reached an all-time high in March. But you wouldn’t know that from looking at the market for initial public offerings.

Greece draws up drachma plans, prepares to miss IMF payment

'We are a Left-wing government. If we have to choose between a default to the IMF or a default to our own people, it is a no-brainer,' says senior Greek official<p>Greece is drawing up drastic plans to nationalise the country's banking system and introduce a parallel currency to pay bills unless the …

McDonald's Workers Slam $1 Raise 'Stunt' Ahead Of Planned Mass Walkout

On Wednesday, McDonald's followed the lead of fellow low-wage employer Walmart, announcing a small raise that puts its starting pay at $1 above the federal minimum. By Thursday, however, workers had taken to the streets to protest what some are calling a PR stunt by the word’s largest fast …

Warning sign: U.S. economy only adds 126,000 jobs

March was tough for the U.S. economy.<p>The U.S. only added 126,000 jobs in March, the lowest since December 2013 and well below the CNNMoney economist survey forecast of 244,000.<p>The unemployment rate remained the same at 5.5%.<p>Perhaps the biggest disappointment is that wage growth stayed sluggish. …