Finance

BLOOMBERG/ BUSINESSWEEK

Tighter Job Market, Higher Pay

Bloomberg /BusinessWeek's Steve Matthews reports on companies across the U.S., from Texas to Virginia and Nebraska, struggling to fill positions as metropolitan jobless rates fall below the 5.2% to 5.6% level the Federal Reserve regards as full employment nationally. Comes with a rad interactive.

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WALL STREET JOURNAL

10 Gems from the Fed Beige Book

The Federal Reserve's "beige book" report, out Wednesday, offers a view of economic conditions across the country from anecdotes gathered by the central bank's 12 districts. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Portlock picks 10 of her favorite econo-mcnuggets from the report (paywall).

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