- Camden, New Jersey: Can Casinos Help Save America's Poorest City?
February 10 2014 10:15 AM
Gambling is legal only in Atlantic City, but there has been talk of expanding the industry elsewhere in the Garden State.
- January US Jobs Report - The 5 Most Important Takeaways
February 07 2014 10:47 AM
Does this bitter cold winter explain the disappointing January jobs total? And will the Fed stick to its taper timetable?
- January US Jobs Report: Another Disappointment
February 07 2014 8:36 AM
Five years into the recovery after the financial crisis, the U.S. economy still is not creating enough jobs.
- Could New York City Become Cricket Capital Of US?
February 06 2014 10:58 AM
Cricket venues attract a growing population of people from the far-flung corners of the former British Empire who have settled in New York City.
- Which Countries Are Spending More On Defense?
February 06 2014 5:53 AM
The world's total defense budget is forecast to increase to $1.547 trillion this year.
- US Private-Sector Job Gains Slowed In January
February 05 2014 8:38 AM
Private sector job growth remains below trend, but historically consistent with post-financial crisis recoveries.
- Cuba’s Sugar Daddy Wants To Go Back Home
February 05 2014 6:29 AM
Alfonso Fanjul, sugar tycoon and well-known anti-Castro activist, wants to invest in his home country.
- US Debt Ceiling: The Key Dates
February 05 2014 5:56 AM
Fiscal tensions were defused, but not extinguished, when Congress reached a modest budget accord in late 2013.
- Trader Joe's Pulls Out Of Poor Portland Neighborhood
February 04 2014 1:49 PM
In stark contrast to its image as a liberal bastion, Portland has a long history of gentrification.
- China Wheat Intake Up 5,000%
February 04 2014 12:16 PM
The eye-catching statistic reflects China’s growing reliance on wheat imports to feed a nation of 1.35 billion people.
- Expect A Lot Of Noise In January's Jobs Report
February 04 2014 6:49 AM
Economists aren't very confident about their estimates because January is the month with the largest seasonal adjustment factor.
- McDonald’s vs. Elderly Koreans In Queens, New York: Culture Clash Or Lesson in Customer Etiquette?
February 03 2014 1:11 PM
Many elderly Koreans in New York City are poor and isolated from the rest of society.
- Show Me The Money: What Super Bowl Economics Means From Coast To Coast
February 01 2014 10:38 AM
From Los Angeles to Omaha to East Rutherford, cities across America are gearing up for Sunday's big game.
- How Suburban Sprawl Is Killing The Environment
January 31 2014 12:48 PM
A Berkeley study found that cities generate much less greenhouse gas per capita than suburbs. Is this good news for cities?
- Are Indian Airlines Unsafe?
January 31 2014 6:40 AM
Indian carriers will not be allowed to add flights to the U.S., and additional checks will be imposed on existing flights.
- Sex And Drugs: The Secret Super Bowl Underground
January 30 2014 3:00 PM
It's not all glitz and glamour at the NFL's championship game: Its underground economy has been in full force for weeks.
- Check Out The Richest People In US Oil And Gas
January 30 2014 12:20 PM
Out of the 10 richest Americans linked to oil and gas, two are wholly self-made, and four inherited their wealth.
- US Q4 GDP Grew At A 3.2 Percent Annual Rate
January 30 2014 8:55 AM
U.S. growth over the second half of the year came in at a 3.7 percent pace, up sharply from 1.8 percent in the first six months of the year.
- The (Minimum Wage) States Of The Union
January 29 2014 10:28 PM
Congress has adjusted the wage floor only five times since 1974, so states have had to step in to pick up the slack.
- Hedge Fund Guru: Financial Firms Are ‘Lawless’
January 29 2014 11:00 AM
But wait, there’s more: He also says raising the U.S. minimum wage is bad for the poor.