Richest Of The Rich Are Even Richer Than You Thought
August 07 2014 11:31 AM
The world’s richest 1 percent owns more wealth than economists previously thought, depriving countries of billions in tax revenue.
US Economy Hasn't Grown Rapidly 'In A Financially Sustainable Way': Larry Summers
August 06 2014 12:01 PM
The former treasury secretary said even during the bubble leading up to the recession, growth was merely adequate.
US Economy Growing Faster Than Expected
August 06 2014 10:17 AM
Imports of oil, cell phones, computer accessories and other foreign-made products fell to a five-month low in June.
Income Inequality And ‘Education Gap’ Hurting Growth: S&P
August 05 2014 6:26 PM
Standard & Poor’s says income disparities are slowing U.S. economic growth -- and that fixing education could help.
US Services Sector Grew At Fastest Pace In Nearly 10 Years
August 05 2014 2:54 PM
The ISM Non-manufacturing Index shows the U.S. services sector, 68 percent of GDP, grew at its fastest pace in July since 2005.
US Economic Confidence Slipped In July
August 05 2014 11:39 AM
Nearly 60 percent of Americans think the U.S. economy is getting worse.
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.