Friday, October 17, 2014


Wall Street Journal | Fed Chairwoman Yellen Inquires About How the Unemployed Find Jobs
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on Thursday visited a nonprofit group here that helps unemployed people find work, and posed a question at the heart of the central bank’s debate over when to start raising interest rates.
Wall Street Journal | Wal-Mart Looks to Bump All Workers’ Pay Above the Minimum Wage
The huge retailer’s chief executive, Doug McMillon, said Wednesday that the company plans to end minimum-wage pay for its workers in the future.  “It is our intention over time that we will be in a situation where we don’t pay minimum wage at all,” he said.