- Fed Interest Rate Policy Making Economists Nervous
August 17 2014 4:56 PM
Economists hope the Federal Reserve doesn't wait too long before it starts raising interest rates.
- Americans' Confidence In Economy Falls To 9-Month Low
August 15 2014 11:37 AM
Gasoline prices dropped and employment rose, but consumers aren't cheering yet.
- US Producer Prices Rose 0.1% In July
August 15 2014 10:34 AM
"There are no signs that inflationary pressures are building."
- Americans Borrowing Less For Homes, More For Cars And College
August 14 2014 1:05 PM
The latest debt data from the Fed confirms a trend similar to the subprime mortgage market in 2008 that triggered the financial crisis.
- Why Worry, It's Just The Economy
August 13 2014 12:45 PM
With the least amount of concern since the 2008 recession, Americans are now turning their attention away from the country's economic woes.
- US Retail Spending Flatlined In July
August 13 2014 10:35 AM
U.S. consumer spending rebounded in the spring after a brutal winter slowed shopping. Now it's flatlining.
- A Crackdown On American Ivory Dealers
August 12 2014 6:35 PM
New data shows auction houses are unwittingly contributing to a growing illegal market for ivory.
- Wage Gap Grows As New Jobs Pay Much Less
August 12 2014 4:28 PM
A recent analysis by the U.S. Conference of Mayors finds that jobs being created pay much less than the jobs added.
- Good News: People Are Quitting Their Jobs
August 12 2014 12:31 PM
The number of Americans quitting their jobs to find a better one fell during the recession and has yet to recover completely — until now.
- Oil Prices Remain Steady Despite Iraq Crisis
August 11 2014 5:18 PM
The price of crude oil is still trading under $100 per barrel despite the US bombing of Iraq.
- Student Loan Debt And The Homeownership Dream
August 11 2014 4:51 PM
Is student loan debt keeping millennials from buying homes?
- US GDP Forecasts Vulnerable To Second Polar Vortex
August 11 2014 3:24 PM
Meteorologists fear another arctic blast this fall, which could take the economy on a dive like we saw earlier this year.
- Oracle Sues Oregon Over Botched Health Exchange
August 09 2014 11:04 PM
Last year's Cover Oregon fiasco kept the Oregon health insurance exchange offline and led to paper filing.
- Future Of Urban Farming Takes Root
August 09 2014 9:38 AM
By 2050, there will be 9 billion people on Earth, with the vast majority residing in dense urban areas. But how will we feed them all?
- Washington Stores Sell $3.8M Worth Of Marijuana In First Month
August 09 2014 4:29 AM
Washington is following Colorado's model of taxing marijuana in two ways, via excise taxes and sales taxes.
- White House Delays Proposal On 'Factoryless Goods Producers'
August 08 2014 7:46 PM
Criticized for trying to juke the job stats, the White House delays its proposal to inflate the government's manufacturing job figures.
- Russia's Food Import Ban Will Lead To Winners And Losers
August 08 2014 7:19 PM
As the ban rolls out, nations not affected by the prohibition have an opportunity to step in and fill the gap left behind by economic giants.
- Richest Of The Rich Are Even Richer Than You Thought
August 07 2014 11:31 AM
The world’s richest 1 percent owns more wealth than economists previously thought, depriving countries of billions in tax revenue.
- US Economy Hasn't Grown Rapidly 'In A Financially Sustainable Way': Larry Summers
August 06 2014 12:01 PM
The former treasury secretary said even during the bubble leading up to the recession, growth was merely adequate.
- US Economy Growing Faster Than Expected
August 06 2014 10:17 AM
Imports of oil, cell phones, computer accessories and other foreign-made products fell to a five-month low in June.