Aarthi Swaminathan, Yahoo Finance

Aarthi Swaminathan

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Aarthi:

Labor market mayhem 'is a great reset for every business,' Infosys president says

Employers are struggling to hire with some news outlets dubbing 2021 being the year of the "Great Resignation." But there's a silver lining to this pain, one company head says. → Read More

College enrollment fell to lowest level since 2007 amid pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the education sector exceptionally hard, as enrollments plunge to new lows. → Read More

UNC students ‘aren’t alone’ in pandemic-related mental health crisis, expert explains

Recent events at the University of North Carolina have prompted concerns about the lingering effects of a year of remote learning on students' mental health. → Read More

School amid the pandemic is 'a tale of two countries,' teachers union boss says

Unfortunately, schools reopening hasn't been entirely smooth sailing. → Read More

Student loans: Education Department intensifies scrutiny of student loan servicers

The Education Department's (ED) office of Federal Student Aid (FSA), which oversees the government's massive student loan portfolio, is launching stronger standards for student loan servicers in an effort to tighten oversight. → Read More

UPS upgraded by Stifel ahead of expected holiday shipping crunch

Amid a strained period for supply chains across the country, UPS looks like a bright spot for investors, according to a new note from Stifel. → Read More

'Affirm is clear bright spot' in the buy now, pay later space: BofA

BofA is raising its price objective for Affirm (AFRM) to $160, highlighting the company as a "clear bright spot" among other players in the red hot space. → Read More

Student loans: 'Landmark settlement' reached in lawsuit over Public Servant Forgiveness Program

One of America's largest teacher's unions and the Department of Education (ED) announced a settlement on a key loan forgiveness program used by public service workers. → Read More

Supply chain issues could 'last until the early parts of 2023,' shipping analyst explains

A shipping expert believes that the supply chain crisis may last well into 2023, given how global trade has been reshuffled to meet surging American demand. → Read More

The question that retailers are asking themselves amid the supply chain crisis

The supply chain crisis is testing retailers across the country ahead of the holiday season, and one executive detailed the question on everyone's minds. → Read More

Former Education Secretary details the biggest challenge for kids after 2020

Living through the coronavirus pandemic has caused academic disruptions in schools across America, and former Education Secretary John B. King is particularly worried about the social and emotional disruptions. → Read More

Supply chains: 'Complete container misalignment' is clearly hindering on U.S. economy

The supply chain crisis is likely to hit holiday season given the immense backlog that's still unresolved, one expert said, and the current state of the labor market isn't helping. → Read More

Exclusive: Federal Student Aid's Cordray details increased oversight over student loans

FSA Chief Operation Officer Richard Cordray detailed why revamped student loan oversight is a priority of the FSA under his leadership in an exclusive interview with Yahoo Finance. → Read More

Labor Secretary Walsh: ‘There’s something going on’ in the education sector

The September jobs report disappointed on Friday, and one particular sector's decline worries U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh. → Read More

Fender CEO: 'We could have grown... 50% this year' if not for supply chain issues

Despite high demand, the chief executive of guitar maker Fender said that supply chain bottlenecks are holding back the company's rapid growth during the pandemic. → Read More

DIMON: 'We should get rid of this debt ceiling'

Listing out five responses to President Joe Biden's question on the debt ceiling, Dimon bluntly stated: "We should get rid of this debt ceiling." → Read More

Student loans: Notoriously troubled public servant loan forgiveness program to receive overhaul

The Education Department (ED) is rolling out a series of major changes to a notoriously troubled Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. → Read More

Cash is still 'king' for American teens, Piper Sandler survey finds

The coronavirus pushed some Americans to abandon cash, and a new report was "somewhat surprised" that one demographic remains loyal: Teens. → Read More

Paypal leads among U.S. teens in booming buy now, pay later app: Piper Sandler survey

PayPal (PYPL) continues lead the buy now, pay later (BNPL) space among American teens, according to Piper Sandler's fall 2021 "Taking Stock with Teens" survey. → Read More

Student loans: College professor details 'broken' public servant forgiveness program

A teacher who successfully saw more than $130,000 in student loan debt erased after 12 years of payments detailed the administrative nightmare to Yahoo Finance. → Read More