When California raised personal income taxes in 2012, the state inadvertently caused wealthy residents to move out-of-state at an “abnormally high” pace, according to a new study. According to the 74-page
That’s the amount of time left on the legislative calendar for Congress to pass the United States Mexico Canada trade agreement, also known as USMCA, designed to replace NAFTA. While 22 days may seem plenty
While the Chicago teachers strike is causing classes to be canceled for the fourth day, talks to end the walkout have made some progress but key disagreements have yet to be resolved. There are new economic
What Harley Blakeman discovered after his release from prison wasn't that his sentence didn't end there. His felony drug conviction, when he was a teenager, was enough to keep most employers from considering
As high school students study frantically for standardized tests that play a decisive role in getting into the college of their dreams, Americans are growing increasingly concerned that the country's families
Negative interest rates play a key role in providing stimulus to sluggish economies — and, if deployed during the financial crisis, could have been integral in helping to boost the American economy, according
The U.S. economy only expanded at a "slight to moderate" pace through mid-September, as the U.S.-China trade war continued to weigh on business activity, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book.
U.S. retail sales fell for the first time in seven months in September, according to new figures released Wednesday, suggesting a weak manufacturing sector is beginning to drag on the broader economy.
As Democrats debated different proposals to tax the wealthiest Americans on Tuesday night, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s ideas were referred to as “punitive,” putting her on the defensive regarding
Housing market is going up but starting to fade: Robert Shiller The threat of a recession has been a prominent discussion in the media over the past few months. Economist and “Narrative Economics” author
Belfor Holdings CEO handwrites birthday cards to thousands of his employees When it comes to handwriting thousands of employees' birthday cards, Belfor Holdings CEO Sheldon Yellen says it's worth the cramps.
President Trump said U.S. farmers are going to have a hard time keeping up with the incoming demand that he believes will result from the newly struck “phase one” trade deal with China. In order to keep
Sentiment among American consumers rose more than expected this month, boosted by expectations for low inflation and rising incomes, according to preliminary data released Friday by the University of The
Amid ongoing trade discussions between the U.S. and China, Trump insisted on Thursday that his hardline negotiating tactics – including the imposition of a slew of tariffs – have put the U.S. in a more
The Social Security Administration announced on Thursday that benefits will increase by 1.6% in 2020, which senior advocacy groups say is not enough to keep up with the rising costs of goods and services.
In a bid to combat a growing housing crisis, California’s Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a statewide rent control provision into law this week, which some experts warn could exacerbate the problem.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell stressed on Wednesday that the U.S. economy remains in a "good place," despite some long-term threats to the outlook. "While not everyone fully shares economic opportunities