- 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.
- Coors Serves Up Warm Beers For The Chinese
July 03 2014 1:48 PM
Americans notoriously like their beer ice-cold. Turns out the Chinese really don't.
- As Unemployment Rate Falls, US Economy Accelerates
July 03 2014 8:55 AM
U.S. hiring picked up pace in June, adding more jobs to the economy than expected.
- Student Loan Rates Rise For Upcoming Academic Year
July 02 2014 11:02 AM
The rate is lower than it would have been without a law passed last year, it but could be higher in the future.
- Private US Employers Added 281,000 Jobs In June: ADP
July 02 2014 10:30 AM
The ADP report gives hope to improved economic recovery.
- A Million Broken Promises
July 01 2014 10:39 AM
In 1974, the U.S. said earned pension benefits could not be taken away. Today, a million face losing what they earned.
- Detroit Water Shut-offs Spark Debate Over Debt, Human Rights
June 27 2014 4:20 PM
Detroit city officials are facing off against community groups and the U.N. over controversial water shut-offs.
- Sluggish Spending Worries Economists
June 27 2014 11:44 AM
Five years into the economic recovery, consumer spending has yet to reach prerecession growth rates.
- China Factory Profit Growth Slows In May Despite More Positive Data
June 27 2014 8:12 AM
China's industrial companies saw their profits grow at the slowest pace this year in May.
- Prepare For A Slowdown: West Coast Port Workers' Contract About To Run Out
June 26 2014 6:11 PM
U.S. West Coast ports are likely to see productivity fall as a six-year labor contract ends on Monday.
- What Is An El Niño?
June 26 2014 4:40 PM
Scientists worldwide expect a medium-strength El Niño to occur in the Pacific this year. We explain what that means.
- El Niño Highly Likely In 2014: UN
June 26 2014 9:34 AM
The World Meteorological Organization put high odds on an El Niño event this fall.
- Is The US Headed Back Into Recession?
June 25 2014 7:42 PM
A Commerce Department report had many wondering whether the U.S. is headed back to the worst economic times since the Great Depression.
- US Economy Shrank Almost 3% In First Quarter
June 25 2014 8:42 AM
The U.S. economy performed at its weakest in almost five years.