Obama Government Seeks Legislation To Curb Corporate Tax Flight
July 16 2014 2:54 AM
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Tuesday urged Congress to clamp down on inversion deals, calling them an "abuse of our tax system."
California Pushes Conservation As Climate Change Looms
July 15 2014 5:23 PM
Climate change is expected to make droughts like California's worse and longer. Residents better get used to conservation, officials say.
A Century After WWI, Costs Still Linger
July 15 2014 2:49 PM
The lasting impact of World War I is still felt 100 years later in the form of pensions to widows and families.
WTO Rules Against US In Tariff Row With China, India
July 15 2014 5:55 AM
Rejecting American claims, the WTO asked the country to “bring its measures in conformity with its obligations."
Should Customers Pay 15% To Lower Restaurant Payrolls?
July 11 2014 1:09 PM
A new report says the uniquely American practice of compelling customers to subsidize tipped-worker incomes should end.
Will The Trains Shut Down On Long Island?
July 10 2014 10:22 AM
North America’s largest commuter rail service could stop operating as early as July 20 in ongoing labor dispute.
Economics Likely Taking Priority Over Strategy In US-China Talks
July 08 2014 6:18 PM
China's currency has been appreciating -- but the U.S. is still pushing for more.
Arbitrator Calls Foul On Longshore Workers Strike
July 08 2014 5:48 PM
Port workers joined truckers on strike in Los Angeles/Long Beach, amid a cooling-off period in heated contract negotiations.
Student Loan Debt Might Not Be Why Home Ownership Is Down
July 07 2014 9:27 AM
The Fed says rising cost of higher education is pushing down home ownership, but a recent report says the link isn't clear.
IMF Chief Hints At Downward Revision In World Economic Outlook
July 06 2014 5:41 AM
Christine Lagarde & Co. appear to believe economic momentum has slackened since the publication of a key report in April.
For Many, US Jobs Market Recovery Is Taking Too Long
July 03 2014 2:24 PM
The stock market might be cheering June’s jobs report, but there’s still a lot of pain out there.
Coors Serves Up Warm Beers For The Chinese
July 03 2014 1:48 PM
Americans notoriously like their beer ice-cold. Turns out the Chinese really don't.
As Unemployment Rate Falls, US Economy Accelerates
July 03 2014 8:55 AM
U.S. hiring picked up pace in June, adding more jobs to the economy than expected.
Student Loan Rates Rise For Upcoming Academic Year
July 02 2014 11:02 AM
The rate is lower than it would have been without a law passed last year, it but could be higher in the future.
Private US Employers Added 281,000 Jobs In June: ADP
July 02 2014 10:30 AM
The ADP report gives hope to improved economic recovery.
A Million Broken Promises
July 01 2014 10:39 AM
In 1974, the U.S. said earned pension benefits could not be taken away. Today, a million face losing what they earned.
Detroit Water Shut-offs Spark Debate Over Debt, Human Rights
June 27 2014 4:20 PM
Detroit city officials are facing off against community groups and the U.N. over controversial water shut-offs.
Sluggish Spending Worries Economists
June 27 2014 11:44 AM
Five years into the economic recovery, consumer spending has yet to reach prerecession growth rates.
China Factory Profit Growth Slows In May Despite More Positive Data
June 27 2014 8:12 AM
China's industrial companies saw their profits grow at the slowest pace this year in May.
Prepare For A Slowdown: West Coast Port Workers' Contract About To Run Out
June 26 2014 6:11 PM
U.S. West Coast ports are likely to see productivity fall as a six-year labor contract ends on Monday.