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.