More Americans Getting Jobs — And Keeping Them
October 16 2014 9:29 AM
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week as companies hire and keep more workers, according to the U.S. Labor Department.
How Ebola Could Create A Food Crisis
October 15 2014 6:06 PM
In some places, people are paying three times as much for ordinary foods.
Fed's Beige Book Reports Moderate Economic Growth
October 15 2014 4:57 PM
The Fed's compilation of anecdotal reporting found that businesses expect consumer spending to improve through the year.
Why Americans Aren't Spending
October 14 2014 10:31 AM
Young adults are trying to save, while senior citizens simply can't spend more money. What does this mean for retailers ahead of the holidays?
Chinese Trade Stronger Than Expected In September
October 13 2014 9:50 AM
China exported and imported many more goods last month than expected, largely on the strength of foreign demand.
IMF Members Call For Bold Action To Boost Global Economic Recovery
October 12 2014 9:14 AM
The International Monetary Fund members say focusing on growth is the priority.
Confidence In US Stock Markets Highest Since 2009
October 09 2014 11:55 AM
Everyday investors are more confident in US capital markets than they have been in years.
Ebola Could Cost West Africa $32.6B
October 09 2014 9:02 AM
New analysis from the World Bank shows how countries with no Ebola could still suffer severe economic consequences.
Markets Rally After Fed Minutes
October 08 2014 5:18 PM
Global weakness and a strong dollar means the benchmark interest rate will remain unchanged longer than expected.
Job Openings In US At Their Highest Since 2001
October 08 2014 2:12 AM
There were 4.8 million job openings in August, up from 4.6 million in July, making it the highest number of job openings since January 2001.
Delinquency Rates On Consumer Loans Fall To Record Low
October 07 2014 12:49 PM
Consumers paid down personal loans and auto loans more quickly in the second quarter.
A Glass Ceiling Still Intact
October 06 2014 12:41 PM
Despite much progress since the 1980s, there's still a pretty sharp divide between men and women in the uppermost income brackets.
Colorado Has The Munchies For Pot Brownies
October 06 2014 12:22 PM
Weed brownies are still the most popular marijuana edibles in Colorado, according to a study released Monday.
Bono Charity Says Rich Donor Countries Failed To Meet Aid Targets
October 06 2014 11:22 AM
Only one third of aid from OECD Development Assistance Committee members went to the poorest countries, according to a new report.
Finance Officials Will Warn Of Global Economic Risk Next Week
October 04 2014 5:10 PM
Here's The Best Part Of Strong US Jobs Report
October 03 2014 11:45 AM
Full-time jobs are finally replacing part-time positions in the American economy in a hopeful sign of a strengthening expansion.
Jobless Rate Plunges To 5.9%
October 03 2014 8:45 AM
The U.S. economy added 248,000 jobs in September, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent — a six-year low.
Pimco’s New Era Without Its King
October 02 2014 4:18 PM
As clients follow Bill Gross out the door of Pimco, new CIO Daniel Ivascyn doesn’t want star managers.
Job Creation Last Month Will Be Seen As Anything But Exciting
October 02 2014 2:58 PM
Welcome to the slowest economic recovery in the recorded history of the United States.
GMO Labeling To Be Super-Cheap, Study Says
October 01 2014 5:54 PM
GMO labeling is estimated to cost less than a penny a day per person, according to a new study.