Job Openings In US At Their Highest Since 2001
October 08 2014 2:12 AM
There were 4.8 million job openings in August, up from 4.6 million in July, making it the highest number of job openings since January 2001.
Delinquency Rates On Consumer Loans Fall To Record Low
October 07 2014 12:49 PM
Consumers paid down personal loans and auto loans more quickly in the second quarter.
A Glass Ceiling Still Intact
October 06 2014 12:41 PM
Despite much progress since the 1980s, there's still a pretty sharp divide between men and women in the uppermost income brackets.
Colorado Has The Munchies For Pot Brownies
October 06 2014 12:22 PM
Weed brownies are still the most popular marijuana edibles in Colorado, according to a study released Monday.
Bono Charity Says Rich Donor Countries Failed To Meet Aid Targets
October 06 2014 11:22 AM
Only one third of aid from OECD Development Assistance Committee members went to the poorest countries, according to a new report.
Finance Officials Will Warn Of Global Economic Risk Next Week
October 04 2014 5:10 PM
Here's The Best Part Of Strong US Jobs Report
October 03 2014 11:45 AM
Full-time jobs are finally replacing part-time positions in the American economy in a hopeful sign of a strengthening expansion.
Jobless Rate Plunges To 5.9%
October 03 2014 8:45 AM
The U.S. economy added 248,000 jobs in September, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent — a six-year low.
Pimco’s New Era Without Its King
October 02 2014 4:18 PM
As clients follow Bill Gross out the door of Pimco, new CIO Daniel Ivascyn doesn’t want star managers.
Job Creation Last Month Will Be Seen As Anything But Exciting
October 02 2014 2:58 PM
Welcome to the slowest economic recovery in the recorded history of the United States.
GMO Labeling To Be Super-Cheap, Study Says
October 01 2014 5:54 PM
GMO labeling is estimated to cost less than a penny a day per person, according to a new study.
US, Brazil To Resolve Trade Dispute Over Cotton Subsidies
October 01 2014 2:10 AM
In 2002, Brazil filed a complaint in the World Trade Organization against U.S. trade subsidies, stating they were against global trade rules.
JPMorgan Faces Class Action Lawsuit For Misleading Investors
September 30 2014 10:35 PM
Despite efforts to dismiss the case, a judge ruled JPMorgan will face a class-action lawsuit over $10B worth of mortgage-backed securities.
Can Afghanistan’s Minerals Save Its Economy?
September 30 2014 1:40 PM
Afghanistan has a trillion dollars worth of assets, but security and corruption concerns dissuade would-be investors.
Harvard Study Explains Why Income Inequality Isn't Wedge Issue
September 29 2014 2:32 PM
Survey data from Harvard offers clues about why economic inequality isn't a bigger issue in the midterm elections.
Americans Spent More In August Than In Past 5 Months
September 29 2014 11:16 AM
Personal spending and incomes increased in August on the strength of job gains.
US Jobless Claims Fall To 2007 Level
September 25 2014 8:54 AM
About 2.5 million Americans filed unemployment claims last week.
US New Homes Sales Surged 18% In August
September 24 2014 12:38 PM
The unexpected boom in consumer demand for newly built residences may lift the domestic housing market for the full year.
US New Home Construction Drops
September 18 2014 11:17 AM
U.S. home builders sought fewer permits in August, but economists say the housing recovery continues at a modest pace.
'Funding Hasn’t Caught Up With The Need'
September 18 2014 9:05 AM
Advocates say inadequate federal funding for child care in the U.S. most limits low-income children and parents.