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.
What Is An El Niño?
June 26 2014 4:40 PM
Scientists worldwide expect a medium-strength El Niño to occur in the Pacific this year. We explain what that means.
El Niño Highly Likely In 2014: UN
June 26 2014 9:34 AM
The World Meteorological Organization put high odds on an El Niño event this fall.
Is The US Headed Back Into Recession?
June 25 2014 7:42 PM
A Commerce Department report had many wondering whether the U.S. is headed back to the worst economic times since the Great Depression.
US Economy Shrank Almost 3% In First Quarter
June 25 2014 8:42 AM
The U.S. economy performed at its weakest in almost five years.
Chinese Projects Find A Home In America's Small Towns
June 24 2014 8:44 PM
"Ni hao, y'all." Small towns in the U.S. are bidding for Chinese projects.
Global Warming Could Wreak Havoc On Businesses: Report
June 24 2014 8:20 AM
New York ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg, hedge-fund billionaire Tom Steyer and former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson funded the report.
India To Expand Civilian Nuclear Agreement With IAEA
June 24 2014 5:57 AM
India is expanding a nuclear plant that could produce enough weapons-grade uranium to make five atom bombs a year, according to reports.
California Drought, Heat Break Records
June 23 2014 11:27 AM
Nearly one-third of California is experiencing "exceptional" drought levels as the state withers under its highest temperatures on record.
Lawmakers Step Up Pressure To Boot Brunei From Free Trade Talks
June 19 2014 4:50 PM
Rights activists says Brunei should be kicked out of free-trade talks after it legalized capital punishment for gays and adulterers.
Long-Term Unemployed Americans More Likely To Be Obese
June 19 2014 1:50 PM
Though they’re still not sure why, researchers say the connection is clear.
Argentina's Debt Tango Moving To NY Next Week
June 18 2014 4:40 PM
"Everyone stay calm. This has been studied extensively so that the reconstruction of Argentina isn't jeopardized.”
Fed Bumps Up Rate-Hike Path, But Sees Lower Long-Term Rates
June 18 2014 4:05 PM
"Economic activity is rebounding in the current quarter and will continue to expand at a moderate pace."
Obama’s Pittsburgh Pledge Won’t Get Him 866,000 Manufacturing Jobs
June 17 2014 3:54 PM
The president said he’ll give entrepreneurs access costly technology. That won’t create the 29,000 manufacturing jobs he needs every month.
Executive Order On LGBT Rights Could Have Profound Effect
June 16 2014 7:45 PM
Obama's executive order will ban discrimination by companies that win federal contracts.
No US Supreme Court Appeal For Argentina In Debt Case [UPDATE]
June 16 2014 12:47 PM
President Kirchner said Argentina wouldn't default on its restructured debt.
Why It's So Hard To Get Hired
June 13 2014 4:40 PM
Companies that survived the Great Recession are a lot more cautious in their hiring decisions.
Credit Rating Agencies Downgrade South African Economy
June 13 2014 4:31 PM
The five-month platinum miners strike may be coming to an end in South Africa, but credit ratings agencies say, "Enough is enough."
Millennials Better Start Saving Money Now
June 11 2014 7:16 PM
Even as millennials look for a first job, a new report makes it clear that their financial struggles are likely to be lifelong.
World Bank Cuts Global Growth Outlook
June 11 2014 12:19 AM
The forecasts assume tensions in Ukraine will persist this year but won't worsen.