Has The American Dream Faded For Most People?
November 14 2014 12:02 AM
Stagnant wage growth continues to weigh on U.S. consumers, with home ownership still unaffordable for most Americans.
Highest and Lowest Student Debt Averages by State
November 13 2014 2:43 PM
What's the difference between graduating from college in New Mexico and New Hampshire? About $14,000.
CFPB To Regulate Prepaid Cards
November 13 2014 9:43 AM
A proposed rule would help protect prepaid card users from theft and high fees.
'Breakthough' In Landmark WTO Deal
November 13 2014 2:37 AM
India and the U.S. were locked in an impasse for months, jeopardizing a pact that could potentially boost global trade by $1 trillion.
Rauner Got Cash From State Pension Investment Firms
November 12 2014 3:11 PM
Despite state and federal "pay-to-play" rules, the Illinois governor-elect accepted campaign cash from firms managing his state's pension money.
Supreme Court Examines Maryland Couple's Tax Bill
November 12 2014 1:31 PM
A Supreme Court case weighs how much taxpayers owe when they earn income in multiple states.
For Many Vets, A New War On The Homefront
November 11 2014 6:13 AM
America's military veterans are struggling with financial management, stable employment and permanent housing.
Ebola Economics: How One Small Business Is Coping
November 10 2014 3:43 PM
“The biggest issue on the sales side is that we’re distracted with trying to survive.”
All About The TPP And Why It Matters
November 10 2014 2:53 AM
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that the Trans-Pacific Partnership has “the potential for being a historic agreement.”
Consumer Credit Climbs To $15.9B In September
November 07 2014 5:55 PM
The Federal Reserve announced Friday consumer credit rose to $15.9 billion in September due to increased demand for student and auto loans.
Week Ahead: Economists Eye Walmart, Macy's
November 07 2014 5:37 PM
Economists expect next week's retail data will reveal the overall health of the U.S. economy heading into the holiday shopping season.
The Labor Force Participation Rate That Refuses To Rise
November 07 2014 3:18 PM
More than 92 million Americans aren't working or looking for work, the highest share of the population since 1978.
October Jobs Growth Below Expectations But Strong
November 07 2014 10:45 AM
Unemployment dropped to 5.8 percent as more people looked for work and found it.
Not Enough Jobs
November 07 2014 8:56 AM
Consensus estimates had forecast the economy added a net 233,000 jobs last month.
US Jobs Data To Show Economy's Resilience
November 07 2014 6:19 AM
Job growth has gained sufficient strength to keep the economy on a higher growth path.
US Economy Growing Without Signs Of Inflation
November 06 2014 12:57 PM
For now, the U.S. economy is expanding healthily without sparking inflation.
Job Growth Above 230,000, 5.9% Unemployment Expected In October US Jobs Report
November 06 2014 11:24 AM
The upcoming jobs numbers could add to the strongest hiring streak since early 2006.
OECD Sees Gradual US-Led Recovery Despite Euro Zone Weakness
November 06 2014 8:01 AM
The Paris-based OECD updated its outlook ahead of a G20 summit next week in Australia.
US Trade Deficit Expands
November 04 2014 10:08 AM
A global economic slowdown weakened demand for American-made goods.
13 Years After 9/11, World Trade Center Reopens
November 03 2014 12:28 PM
The $3.9B, 104-story One World Trade Center building is not only America's tallest building, but a potent reminder of the 9/11 terror attacks.