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North Dakota’s oil boomtowns are facing an uncertain future — here’s what it’s like to live there

The discovery of oil in northwestern North Dakota turned several small towns into unexpected boomtowns from 2006 to 2014. But the end of the boom spelled economic disaster for many of the new residents in towns such as Williston and Watford City.

A ‘dangerous’ inflation trend is taking place in America and it could signal the economy is overheating

The unemployment rate last month fell to the lowest level in 18 years at 3.8%, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data out Friday. While President Donald Trump touted the report, the dropoff leaves some concerned that the economy is growing at an unsustainable rate.

Las Vegas casinos prepare to hemorrhage $10 million a day as their workers, fearing their jobs will be replaced by robots, get ready to go on strike

Hospitality and entertainment workers in Los Angeles are preparing to go on strike in wake of 50,000 union contracts that expire on Friday, June 1. The chief concern among these Las Vegas workers is that their jobs will be replaced by robots.

Canada’s jobs report misses — but wages spike

Canada's April job report disappointed, with the economy shedding jobs even as wage growth accelerated.

Tech workers are fleeing the United States to work in Canada

A new study found that American tech workers are applying to more and more jobs in Toronto.
The Banana Stand at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle offers bananas to everyone for free.

Amazon is the most desirable company to work for in America

Amazon beat out Alphabet for the top spot on LinkedIn's annual list of the Top Companies in the United States.
A customer browses screens displaying recreational marijuana products for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood, California U.S. January 2, 2018

The US cannabis industry is growing insanely fast — there are now more legal cannabis workers than dental hygienists

The total number of job postings for the cannabis industry increased by 445% in 2017, according to ZipRecruiter.
Hopefuls line up for a chance at a job at Amazon during its national job fair.

Cities that lure Amazon with incentives may be getting a ‘bad bargain,’ new study says

Overall employment does not increase when an Amazon fulfillment center comes to town, the data shows.