NJ Pension Trustees To Sue Christie
December 10 2014 1:01 AM
State officials say Christie violated his own pension law when he cut the required contributions to the retirement system.
A Strong Dollar Could Hurt US Economy
December 09 2014 3:36 PM
The U.S. dollar hit a seven-year high against the Japanese yen on Monday. Why would a stronger dollar be bad for the U.S. economy?
ECB Loans Offer Clues In Guessing Game Over Quantitative Easing
December 07 2014 8:05 AM
The ECB forecasts the eurozone economy will grow just 1 percent in 2015, as opposed to the 1.6 percent it projected three months ago.
CBS And Dish Network End Blackout Of Programming
December 06 2014 11:21 AM
CBS and Dish Network agreed to restore service for subscribers ahead of headline weekend NCAA football and basketball action.
The Surprising Recovery Of Natural Disaster Victims: Study
December 06 2014 9:34 AM
How well did the incomes of Hurricane Katrina victims fare years after the storm? A lot better than you'd think.
Jobs Report Hides Hardships
December 05 2014 4:22 PM
The U.S. economy may have added the most jobs in nearly three years last month, but many still struggle.
Saying 'I Do,' But Later
December 05 2014 3:35 PM
The $55 billion wedding industry is waiting to see how millennials' marital habits affect business.
US Economy Adds 321,000 Jobs In November
December 05 2014 8:39 AM
The gain is over the average 228,000 jobs added monthly since January, though the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.8 percent.
Food Banks Struggle To Serve The Needy After Federal Cuts
December 04 2014 2:12 PM
A year after federal assistance cuts, nonprofit food pantries are under pressure as more Americans seek their help.
Holiday Hiring Will Likely Boost November Jobs Growth
December 04 2014 11:46 AM
November's jobs data are expected to show continued hiring, but a slowdown that could raise wages is around the corner, economists say.
Airport Employees To Join Fast-Food Workers In Planned Strikes
December 03 2014 2:20 PM
About 40,000 airport workers and thousands of fast-food employees plan a nationwide protest of low wages Thursday and Friday.
The Economics Of Pregnancy Discrimination
December 03 2014 9:00 AM
In Young v. UPS, the Supreme Court will review the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The decision could have far-reaching financial consequences.
#GivingTuesday Rocks The Internet
December 02 2014 11:16 AM
Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday is the day to donate money or time to your favorite charities.
A Recession Looms In Russia
December 02 2014 9:09 AM
Economists have projected Russia’s economy will shrink by 0.8 percent in 2015. That would cause a recession — the first for Russia since 2009.
The Economics Of 'Canned' Lion Hunting
December 01 2014 2:59 PM
Activists are rallying against the hunting of captive animals, but some say it’s good for the economy as well as conservation.
Consumers Get A Head Start On Black Friday With Thanksgiving Sales
November 28 2014 1:06 PM
Nearly 140 million U.S. consumers are expected to shop this weekend, but millions got a head start on Thursday night, says the National Retail Federation.
WTO Seals Landmark Trade Deal
November 28 2014 1:59 AM
Negotiations over the Trade Facilitation Agreement had hit a dead end in July after disagreements emerged between India and the U.S.
Thanksgiving Table Talk: How To Discuss 'Grandparent Scams'
November 27 2014 5:02 PM
Here's why New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is urging college students to help protect their grandparents from scammers.
Many Americans Will Work On Thanksgiving--Not By Choice
November 26 2014 4:53 PM
As more retailers open their doors on Thanksgiving, workers have mixed feelings.
US Consumer Sentiment Rises To Seven-Year High
November 26 2014 3:02 PM
Americans are feeling more confident about their personal finances just as the holiday shopping season kicks off.