Traditional loans are becoming increasingly irrelevant to modern life. Many of the inherent qualities in bank loans work against their recipients, rather than for them.
It's 2019. And yet faxing is still often more secure, easier to use and better suited to existing work habits than computer-based messaging.
Notwithstanding the optics of a healthy U.S. economy, beneath the surface there are many U.S. companies and consumers that have become casualties of the “trade war” with China.
The black unemployment rate spiked after the Great Recession and is still twice as high as it is for whites.
5G is on the horizon, and the ever-increasing buzz around what the next generation of connectivity could offer is heating up, but the high cost associated with widespread roll-out could slow its...
Integrating the core technologies that power Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram respectively won’t be straightforward.
The Fed abruptly ended two years of aggressive interest rate hikes, signaling the longest economic expansion on record may be coming to a close.
With Trump's State of the Union address delayed, four economists give their own assessments of the state of the union, as well as the president’s performance so far.
Life-threatening cold temperatures in the central U.S. are caused by changes in wind circulation in the Arctic that bring cold air south. Climate change could make these events more frequent.
With momentum building behind the “own your data” camp, it is important to stop and think how realistic this is and not to lose sight of the improvements big data brings to our society.
The government collects reams of economic data that are vital to the functioning of companies, policymakers and even families.
The Trump investigations join a growing body of evidence pointing to lax enforcement of high-level financial crimes.
The UK can expect a hit of nearly 6 percent to its GDP, while for the rest of EU it will be 1 percent or less.
Two labor negotiation experts explain how a 2015 dispute that seemed intractable got resolved, with important lessons for the partial government shutdown.
The European Union has issued its first fine, cracking down on companies that misuse users' personal data. Why hasn't the US taken a similarly strong approach?
The shutdown is highlighting the crucial role government plays in the lives of citizens and businesses, offering a reminder of its fundamental value to the economy.
The bill makes industrial hemp a federally legal product, and that removes a number of problems that hemp farmers have faced up until now.
The index fund revolutionized investing for millions. Its founder died on Jan. 16.
Crowdsourced data and citizen science are both having a major positive impact everywhere you look, from making our day-to-day lives easier to improving our personal healthcare.
Big lines and long distances to walk have plagued airports since the dawn of the jet age. New designs and technologies haven't helped much, even if they're visually impressive.
Businesses are actively pursuing the “next big thing” as they experiment with new technology and new business models, hoping to stand out and be profitable.