- US Economy Grew 4% in Second Quarter
July 30 2014 8:52 AM
During the second quarter, American spending increased by 2.5 percent with shoppers going big on cars and trucks.
- Tobacco Firms Avoided Over $3B In Taxes
July 30 2014 6:15 AM
The U.S. Government Accountability Office called for legislative change to curb tax-avoidance by tobacco companies.
- First Weekend In August Tax Free In Many States
July 29 2014 1:50 PM
Tax Free Weekend 2014, a holiday where no sales tax is tacked onto purchases for eligible items, will be celebrated by many states during the first weekend in August.
- More Than 80,000 Pentagon Employees Don't Pay Their Taxes
July 29 2014 9:29 AM
Apparently having a top-secret security clearance doesn't require an IRS audit.
- US Exporting Pollution In An Attempt To Clean House: Report
July 28 2014 7:41 AM
The U.S. has been accused of “political greenwashing” and its energy policies blamed for an increase in global emissions.
- El Niño Will Arrive Later, Weaker Than Expected: Forecasters
July 25 2014 5:28 PM
Slower warming in the Pacific Ocean this summer is delaying and weakening a 2014 El Niño event.
- Colorado River Basin Lost 17 Trillion Gallons Of Water In Last Decade
July 25 2014 1:21 PM
Drought conditions in the Colorado River Basin and population growth are driving groundwater levels to historic lows, a new study says.
- Durable Goods Report Might Spell More Durable Economy
July 25 2014 1:14 PM
Although U.S. manufacturing jobs account for only about 8 percent of the American labor market, the sector is a major bellwether for the economy.
- '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.