Obama To Announce $14B In US Corporate Investments In Africa
August 05 2014 7:02 AM
The announcement will occur at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum, part of a three-day Africa summit in Washington.
US Poverty Growing Faster In Suburbs Than Big Cities
August 04 2014 4:44 PM
The number of Americans living in poor neighborhoods grew three times faster in suburbs than cities in the 2000s.
How Much Do You Spend In Walking-Around Money Every Day?
August 04 2014 12:16 PM
Americans earning more than $90,000 a year led a rise in daily consumer spending in July, while middle- and low-income Americans spent less.
Americans Living On East, West Coasts In More Debt
August 03 2014 4:58 PM
Young professionals in New England and the Pacific Northwest have similar debt figures, but are better off than Southerners.
US July 2014 Unemployment Report: This Is What You Need To Know About US Unemployment
August 01 2014 8:56 AM
The number of unemployed Americans changed little in July.
US Unemployment Rate Inches Up To 6.2%, 200K Jobs Added
August 01 2014 8:41 AM
July marked the sixth straight month that employment has expanded by more than 200,000 jobs.
US Job Growth Slowing, But Solid
August 01 2014 6:58 AM
The unemployment rate likely held at a six year-low of 6.1 percent, but could surprise on the downside.
Failed WTO Deal Will Have 'Significant Consequences:'
August 01 2014 2:03 AM
The WTO's landmark Trade Facilitation Agreement fell through as India demanded a parallel pact for subsidies and stockpiling food.
Private Sector Adds 218,000 Jobs In July
July 30 2014 8:57 AM
Private job gains in June were 281,000, which was the strongest reading since November 2012.
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.