Samuel Stebbins

Samuel Stebbins is the assistant managing editor for 24/7 Wall St. and is based in New York City. He has been a data journalist since 2015, primarily covering news and finance.

His articles have been published on a number of platforms, including HuffPost, MarketWatch, MSN, USA Today, and Yahoo Finance. His work has also been cited by The Boston Globe, CBS News, Chicago Tribune, Fox News, The Guardian, NBC’s Today, PBS NewsHour, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and multiple academic texts. His stories have been shared on social media by high profile policy makers, including Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

Samuel attended Hobart College in upstate New York, where he received a bachelor’s degree in political science and was selected for the Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society.

Lastest Stories by Samuel Stebbins

Economic measures such as gross domestic product or gross national income are often used to rank the level of development in a country or state. Yet these measures do not reveal much about the...
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has provided emergency economic stimulus packages and funded vaccine research and development programs. Meanwhile, state governments have borne...
Since the first death attributable to COVID-19 was reported in the United States on Feb. 29, 2020, an estimated 372,943 Americans have died — and that number continues to grow every day. Over...
Economic output in the United States fell for the first time in over a decade in the first quarter of 2020. The following quarter, GDP declined by 9.5% — by far the largest contraction in over...
In March 2019, Jimmy Carter became the longest-living former president in U.S. history. Carter, who is now 96, passed President George H.W. Bush, who, at the time of his death, was the longest living...
Vaccine distribution is well underway across the United States. Still, the novel coronavirus continues to spread through the population. In the last week alone, there were an average of 240,959 new...
The makeup of the U.S. labor force is constantly changing. As recently as 30 years ago, occupations such as application software developers and solar panel installers were in their infancy. Now,...
New cases of COVID-19 continue to rise every day in the United States. There were an average of 63.9 new daily cases of the virus for every 100,000 Americans over the past week, up from an average of...
Nearly 30 million Americans moved in the past year — and most of them did so to improve their standard of living in some way. People may choose to move to a more affordable area, where they can...
The median annual household income in America is just over $60,000. While many of the highest paying jobs tend to concentrate near large population centers, there are also smaller towns that are very...
The new economic reality of COVID — reduced income, and even poverty for many Americans — is already all too familiar in many parts of the United States. For decades, small towns and...
The U.S. median household income reached its highest level in 2019 since record keeping began decades ago.. Yet incomes nationwide are not evenly distributed. In fact, income inequality is at its...