- 'Big Mac Index' Suggests US Dollar Still Bloated
July 25 2014 5:55 AM
Based on the index, the Ukrainian Hryvnia was the most under-valued and the Norwegian Krone was the most over-valued currency.
- US Jobless Claims Fall To 8-Year Low
July 24 2014 11:09 AM
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to the fewest since February 2006.
- Goldilocks Would Like The Latest Inflation Report: Data Just Right
July 23 2014 7:10 PM
The latest numbers suggests a modest and sustainable pace of economic expansion that should see continued job growth.
- June US Food Prices Rose At Slowest Pace Since January
July 22 2014 2:45 PM
Food prices have been on the rise from extreme weather this spring.
- Prices Rose, Wages Remained The Same In June: Labor Department
July 22 2014 9:01 AM
Household budgets are getting squeezed as prices for goods and services are rising a bit faster than incomes.
- Russian Billionaires Have Lost More Than $14B Since January
July 21 2014 4:09 PM
In comparison, American billionaires have gained more than $56 billion this year.
- California Led Job Growth In June, Followed By Texas And Florida
July 21 2014 1:23 PM
All four major regions of the United States added more jobs in June than their averages of the past year, a monthly report by employee benefits firm ADP indicates.
- Millennials Still Moving in with Mom and Dad
July 17 2014 1:52 PM
New Pew Research Center study finds record number of multi-generational households, with young adults leading the charge to move home.
- Wasting Water In California? You're About To Be 'Drought Shamed'
July 17 2014 8:15 AM
Californians are "drought shaming" neighbors who use the state's dwindling water supply on less-than-essential needs.
- 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.