Recovery? Poor And Middle Class Not Feeling It
September 16 2014 12:41 PM
The latest U.S. Census Bureau data show that median household incomes and the poverty rate haven't recovered from the recession.
High School Students Who Work Earn More Later
September 15 2014 2:38 PM
High school seniors who work part time earn more on average five to 10 years after graduation than their peers who don't work.
Rising US Income Inequality Hurting State Tax Revenues
September 15 2014 9:25 AM
A Standard & Poor's report says that "when the economy operates below its potential, state tax revenues tend to suffer."
New Sanctions Will Stem Flow Of Big Foreign Oil Projects In Russia
September 14 2014 9:27 AM
“There is no contract sanctity,” a U.S. official said. Accordingly, companies will have 14 days to wind down activities.
Federal Reserve May Tip Its Hand On Interest-Rate Hikes This Week
September 14 2014 7:45 AM
The U.S. Federal Reserve could signal the timing of its first interest-rate increase in more than eight years Wednesday.
Rich Russians Skipping Vacations Amid Sanctions
September 12 2014 10:51 AM
You can't get to the French Riviera if your private jet won't take off.
FEMA Asks Homeowners To Give Back $5.8M Of Sandy Aid
September 11 2014 9:01 PM
The disaster relief agency says some homeowners received improper payments after Superstorm Sandy.
Jobless Claims Rise To Highest Level Since June
September 11 2014 8:53 AM
The number of Americans filing for unemployment insurance increased last week.
Fed's Rate Guidance On Chopping Block
September 11 2014 7:15 AM
Investors will parse the central bank's words closely for any clues on the timing of the first U.S. rate hike in more than eight years.
Student Loan Debt Weighing Down More Senior Citizens
September 10 2014 11:30 AM
More older Americans are carrying federal student loan debt -- and facing risks to their retirement.
A Fragile Global Recovery Faces Risks
September 10 2014 3:05 AM
The world's economists worry that while the worst of the financial crisis is past, hurdles remain in the path of vibrant and sustainable growth.
What's Bothering Your Country? Here Are The Top Economic Concerns Around The World [MAP]
September 09 2014 4:59 PM
In 18 of 25 emerging markets, citizens say rising prices are 'gravest' economic concern.
Quitting Level for Workers Highest Since 2008
September 09 2014 2:34 PM
The number of workers quitting their jobs climbed in July, though still short of pre-recession norms.
China Will Be World’s Largest Economy In 2024
September 08 2014 12:20 AM
Chinese consumer spending is forecast to grow at an annual average rate of 7.7 percent in real terms during the next decade.
For Black Women, The US Job Market Is Difficult Territory
September 05 2014 3:38 PM
And with many black women in service or government jobs, they are especially vulnerable to the sluggish U.S. economy.
Many 'Missing Workers' Are Prime Working Age
September 05 2014 2:22 PM
The number of Americans who have exited the labor force is at a historic low.
Unemployment For College Grads Up Slightly
September 05 2014 12:22 PM
New Labor Department jobs data illustrates the employment gap across educational levels.
Just When The Economy Seems To Pick Up Steam ...
September 05 2014 11:44 AM
Unemployment dipped but that was largely due to Americans leaving the labor force, a troubling sign for the state of the economy.
Low US Job Numbers Surprise Economists
September 05 2014 8:43 AM
But despite a hiring slowdown, the U.S. jobs report published Friday by the Labor Department did show solid employment gains in August.
Are College Grads Destined For Jobs As Baristas and Clerks?
September 04 2014 4:58 PM
A new analysis examines unemployment and underemployment among recent college graduates.