Cheap Gasoline A Boon For US Consumers, Economy
October 31 2014 5:02 PM
Regular gasoline could dip below $3 a gallon for the first time since December 2010, AAA says.
Americans' Economic Confidence Rises With Wages
October 31 2014 2:27 PM
Americans are more confident they will earn more in coming months, although they cut spending in September.
$75 Trillion Shadow Looms Over Global Economy
October 31 2014 6:55 AM
Unregulated entities have filled the vacuum left behind by shrinking banks that are coping with new regulations after the financial crisis.
US Economy Grows 3.5%
October 30 2014 8:49 AM
The report caps the U.S. economy's strongest six-month growth in more than a decade.
End Of Fed's Stimulus Won't Settle Debate Over Its Effectiveness
October 29 2014 4:12 PM
Many factors contributed to the economic recovery, and the Fed's intervention is only one.
A New Wave Of Flood Insurance Pain
October 29 2014 3:06 PM
Global warming and an indebted national flood insurance program are driving up rates for some of NYC's poorest homeowners.
Why US Money Can't Stop Afghanistan's Opium Trade
October 29 2014 3:00 PM
The $3 billion industry is only growing, despite American and Afghan efforts to put a stop to it.
Fed Ends Stimulus, Keeps 'Considerable Time' Outlook For Interest Rate Hike
October 29 2014 2:26 PM
The Fed ended its unprecedented asset-purchasing program that has poured more than $4 trillion into the economy.
An Economic Divide Deepens
October 29 2014 7:52 AM
Two years on, many low- and middle-income Sandy victims in New Jersey are still waiting to return home as their neighborhoods change.
Fed Likely To Announce End Of Its Economic Stimulus Program
October 26 2014 2:13 PM
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen has said it could take a decade to bring the Fed's assets down to their historical level.
Income Inequality Doesn't Harm Upward Mobility, Scholars Argue
October 23 2014 4:49 PM
The popular notion that income inequality hinders the poor and middle classes from achieving the American dream may be wrong.
Weak Inflation Means Fed Can Keep Interest Rates Low
October 22 2014 7:28 PM
U.S. consumer prices rose only slightly in September and have risen under the Fed's 2 percent target for months.
US Social Security Benefits To Rise By 1.7% Next Year
October 22 2014 7:10 PM
The cost-of-living adjustment is tied to the Labor Department's Consumer Price Index.
For American Retirees, It's Regrets, Not Savings, That Have Piled Up
October 22 2014 2:17 PM
A new Wells Fargo study on retirement finds one-third of middle-class Americans aren't saving a thing.
US Liberians Send Money Abroad To Support Families Devastated By Outbreak
October 21 2014 11:51 AM
Liberians in the U.S. have taken it upon themselves to support loved ones affected by Ebola abroad.
Slower Global Economy Not Likely To Change Fed Policy
October 21 2014 11:10 AM
The Fed is expected to end its bond-buying program at its policy meeting next week despite concerns of a weaker global economy.
Banks Should Defer Bonuses 10 Years: Fed Official
October 20 2014 6:21 PM
New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley said banks should pay employees in debt securities for their annual incentive pay.
Americans Feel Confident, But Their Spending Doesn't Quite Show It
October 17 2014 2:31 PM
Americans are growing more confident in the economy, but they are still holding back some spending.
Rising Income Inequality Doesn't Reflect American Values: Yellen
October 17 2014 11:07 AM
The Fed chief pointed to four pillars of economic opportunity that could narrow the gap.
US Housing Starts Rose In September
October 17 2014 9:42 AM
The more volatile multifamily home segment led the increase.