Articles by Malik Singleton

Malik Singleton covers manufacturing and other economic news. His previous roles were with City Limits, TIME.com, Black Enterprise and PCMag.com. He is an adjunct at CUNY's Grad School of Journalism and also runs journalism workshops for teens. He did undergrad at Morehouse and grad school at Pace.

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US Consumer Confidence Cools

Consumer confidence fell slightly in July due to weak economic and job expectations, according to the Conference Board's latest survey.
Apple store 2012

Who Likes Apple Shares? Apple

The tech giant snatched up 36 million of its own shares during the quarter, even though it was scheduled to repurchase 10 million.
A job seeker walks the floor at a large career fair at Rutgers University in New Brunswick

US Jobless Claims Inch Higher

Initial jobless claims last week inched 7,000 higher to 343,000, but the more-telling four-week moving average decreased by 1,250 to 345,250.

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A 'help wanted' sign in the window of Add Accessories in New York City

Job Gains Slowing

Gains in the hospitality and retail sectors accounted for nearly half the 1.8 million jobs created, but a wave of business failures is poised to begin.