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U.S. Productivity Gains Are Good News for Everyone

It sometimes feels as if every piece of economic news comes with a qualifier. However, one statistic has had an unqualified, enduring positive run: the rise in worker productivity, which bodes well for investors, employees and -- eventually -- job-seekers.

Job No. 1 for Larry Page: Halt Google's Brain Drain

When Google co-founder Larry Page replaces Eric Schmidt as CEO, he'll have a host of things to worry about: ad revenues, growth, Facebook, privacy concerns and just how to get the company's rebel groove back. But first on his agenda will have to be reversing the flow of top employees out the door.

How to Get a Dance Degree -- and Land on Your Feet Financially

Getting a college degree in dance can easily leave an aspiring performer crushed under the heel of student loan debt -- but it doesn't have to be that way. College finance expert Zac Bissonnette points out a path around the pitfalls of a performing arts education.

Young Single Women Now Earn More Than Men

Young single women are earning more than their male peers in metropolitan areas around the U.S., according to an analysis of Census Bureau data released Wednesday. Some hope that the trend could eventually eliminate the male-female pay gap.

Despite Bailout, Some Citi Execs Earned Millions in '09

Even though it's still on life support from the federal government, Citigroup paid close to $9 million each to five top executives in 2009. But not much of it was in cash -- the compensation was primarily in shares of restricted stock which can't be sold immediately.

New CEO pay lists are misleading

The amount of money that CEOs at big U.S. companies make has been the subject of controversy for years. As proxies come out, the numbers for base...