Travelers are hitting the road this Memorial Day Weekend but will pay more for airfares and gas and Americans have bet $125 billion on sports in the past four years

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. ‘All kinds of stories and explanations are popping up’: My brother moved in with our mother after our father died in 2015, and transferred family property into his name ‘They no longer live in it and the property has gone into disrepair at this point.’ Read More ‘Summer … Read more

McDonald’s to sell Russia business after pausing operations due to Ukraine war

A view shows a McDonald’s restaurant in Saint Petersburg, Russia March 8, 2022. Anton Vaganov | Reuters McDonald’s said Monday that it would sell its business in Russia, a little more than two months after it paused operations in the country due to its invasion of Ukraine. “The humanitarian crisis caused by the war in … Read more

Will inflation push more people to go back to work? ‘They’ll be entering a job market that’s eager to have them,’ one economist says and you can now use bitcoin to pay college tuition — but should you?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Everything you need to know to get your yard ready for summer This week we caught up with Jeff Keiter, our resident landscape architecture guru, who previously chatted with us about winter trends for your yard. Today we are talking spring gardening, the best tools and the chair … Read more

McDonald’s franchisees worry new grading system will alienate workers

McDonald’s franchise owners are expressing concern and frustration over a new grading system the fast food giant is planning to roll out early next year, with some saying it is poor timing due to unprecedented pressures in the workforce. The company plans to enact the system, called Operations PACE, which stands for Performance and Customer … Read more

American household debt continues to march higher, driven by one major factor and should you tell your coworkers your salary — or keep it a secret?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. The 10 most popular cities that Americans moved to last year — and four are in this one state Here’s a hint: No New York or California cities made the Penske list of ’10 Moving Destinations for 2021,’ but plenty of Southern cities did. Read More ‘Open discussion … Read more

Starbucks accused of more than 200 labor violations in NLRB complaint

Starbucks workers react as they speak to the media after union vote in Buffalo, New York, December 9, 2021. Lindsay DeDario | Reuters The regional director of the National Labor Relations Board in Buffalo, NY, issued a complaint Friday accusing Starbucks of 29 unfair labor practice charges that included over 200 violations of the National … Read more

Starbucks to hike wages, double training for workers amid union push

A Starbucks barista fulfills an order in a South Philadelphia store. Mark Makela | Reuters Starbucks said it will hike wages for tenured workers and double training for new employees as the company and its CEO, Howard Schultz, seek to beat back the union push from its baristas. However, the coffee giant will not offer … Read more

Stocks Open Mixed Ahead of Fed Meeting

US stock indexes were mixed at the opening Tuesday as investors geared up for the Federal Reserve’s policy decision this week and evaluated a batch of earnings. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% in early trading. The benchmark stocks gauge rose 0.6% Monday, its third gain in four trading days. The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite added 0.4% … Read more

Restaurant Brands International (QSR) Q1 2022 earnings

In this photo illustration, a Burger King Whopper hamburger is displayed on April 05, 2022 in San Anselmo, California. A federal lawsuit has been filed and is seeking class-action status alleging that fast food burger chain Burger King is misleading customers with imagery that portrays its food, including the Whopper burger, as being much larger … Read more

Can I live without it?

A pedestrian carries shopping bags in the Herald Square area of ​​New York, US, on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Calla Kessler | Bloomberg | Getty Images Sandy Magny plans to take her teenage daughter to West Palm Beach, Florida, this summer, even though airfares are surging. It won’t be cheap, but Magny doesn’t want to … Read more