Wall Street Banks Raising Salaries For Junior Employees
August 21 2014 11:26 AM
Wall Street is facing pressure to improve working conditions for junior employees after a banking intern's death last year, likely caused by his long hours.
A Speech And Millions Of American Jobs
August 21 2014 10:45 AM
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech this Friday at an economics conference in Wyoming could have big implications for the U.S. economy.
US Income On The Rise
August 20 2014 10:03 PM
The median income in the U.S. has risen for the last three years, according to a new report, but hasn't recovered to pre-recession levels.
US Apartment Construction Hits 25-Year High
August 20 2014 10:51 AM
Apartment construction fuels less economic growth than single-family housing construction.
Prices For US Consumer Goods Rise Modestly In July
August 19 2014 11:07 AM
The weak growth in income signals slack in the labor market, or too many job-seekers eager for work to pressure employers to raise wages.
The Economic Undercurrent Of Ferguson's Protests
August 17 2014 6:17 PM
Protesters in Ferguson are tired of social, political and economic inequality.
Fed Interest Rate Policy Making Economists Nervous
August 17 2014 4:56 PM
Economists hope the Federal Reserve doesn't wait too long before it starts raising interest rates.
Americans' Confidence In Economy Falls To 9-Month Low
August 15 2014 11:37 AM
Gasoline prices dropped and employment rose, but consumers aren't cheering yet.
US Producer Prices Rose 0.1% In July
August 15 2014 10:34 AM
"There are no signs that inflationary pressures are building."
Americans Borrowing Less For Homes, More For Cars And College
August 14 2014 1:05 PM
The latest debt data from the Fed confirms a trend similar to the subprime mortgage market in 2008 that triggered the financial crisis.
Why Worry, It's Just The Economy
August 13 2014 12:45 PM
With the least amount of concern since the 2008 recession, Americans are now turning their attention away from the country's economic woes.
US Retail Spending Flatlined In July
August 13 2014 10:35 AM
U.S. consumer spending rebounded in the spring after a brutal winter slowed shopping. Now it's flatlining.
A Crackdown On American Ivory Dealers
August 12 2014 6:35 PM
New data shows auction houses are unwittingly contributing to a growing illegal market for ivory.
Wage Gap Grows As New Jobs Pay Much Less
August 12 2014 4:28 PM
A recent analysis by the U.S. Conference of Mayors finds that jobs being created pay much less than the jobs added.
Good News: People Are Quitting Their Jobs
August 12 2014 12:31 PM
The number of Americans quitting their jobs to find a better one fell during the recession and has yet to recover completely — until now.
Oil Prices Remain Steady Despite Iraq Crisis
August 11 2014 5:18 PM
The price of crude oil is still trading under $100 per barrel despite the US bombing of Iraq.
Student Loan Debt And The Homeownership Dream
August 11 2014 4:51 PM
Is student loan debt keeping millennials from buying homes?
US GDP Forecasts Vulnerable To Second Polar Vortex
August 11 2014 3:24 PM
Meteorologists fear another arctic blast this fall, which could take the economy on a dive like we saw earlier this year.
Oracle Sues Oregon Over Botched Health Exchange
August 09 2014 11:04 PM
Last year's Cover Oregon fiasco kept the Oregon health insurance exchange offline and led to paper filing.
Future Of Urban Farming Takes Root
August 09 2014 9:38 AM
By 2050, there will be 9 billion people on Earth, with the vast majority residing in dense urban areas. But how will we feed them all?