Latest from Matt O'Brien

Companies loved to say that they couldn't find enough skilled workers. It was never true.

  • Jan 14, 2019

China is unveiling a new round of stimulus to try to keep its economy on track.

  • Jan 9, 2019

The recovery shows no sign of slowing down, let alone slipping into recession — for now.

  • Jan 5, 2019

  • Dec 31, 2018

The Fed tried to raise rates without making people worry too much about higher rates. It didn't work.

  • Dec 24, 2018

There's an easy way to connect high-achieving low-income students with the top-flight universities for which they qualify.

  • Dec 17, 2018

Millennials aren’t quirky. They’re poor.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Even if you’re not a fan of British humor, it’s hard not to laugh a little at Brexit.

  • Dec 10, 2018

Job growth was always going to slow down when unemployment got this low.

  • Dec 7, 2018

Employers appear to be doing whatever they can, whether it's forcing noncompete agreements onto workers or entering non-poaching agreements themselves, to try to maintain their bargaining power in the face of lower unemployment.

  • Jul 18, 2018
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