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.
WTO Rules Against US In Tariff Row With China, India
July 15 2014 5:55 AM
Rejecting American claims, the WTO asked the country to “bring its measures in conformity with its obligations."
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.