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

A four-year college education comes with a host of benefits. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the typical American worker with a bachelor’s degree earns about $26,000 more per year than...
According to recently published data for 2019 from the U.S. Census Bureau, incomes are on the rise in the United States. The typical American household earned $65,712 in 2019, about $3,000 more than...
As Election Day draws closer, President Donald Trump and Democratic opponent Joe Biden are entering the final weeks of their campaigns. In the race for 270 electoral votes — the majority needed...
More than one-quarter of the 31.4 million Americans who moved last year did so for just a handful of reasons — the desire to live in an area with lower crime, a shorter commute, more affordable...
With the presidential election looming, much of the public discussion is focused on the race for the White House. However, control of the executive branch is not the only important contest this...
U.S. military spending was nearly $732 billion in 2019, up from about $650 billion in 2018, and nearly triple the $261 billion spent by China, the country with the world’s second-largest defense...
The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in an unemployment crisis on a scale not seen in modern U.S. history. Nearly every week since mid-March, initial jobless claims in the U.S. have topped 1 million —...
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,...
As the economic fallout triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated, feelings of job security are often illusory. Nearly every week over the five months since mid-March, initial jobless...
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, record-breaking numbers of Americans have filed for jobless claims on a weekly basis. Today, even after many businesses have reopened, millions of Americans...
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a heightened sense of uncertainty about many aspects of American life, including higher education. Classes at American colleges and universities are resuming, though...
The U.S. economy is far less dependent on trade than most countries. The total value of all U.S. exports accounted for just 11.7% of GDP in 2019 — a fraction of the 30.6% global average. ...
The U.S. economy is far less dependent on trade than most countries. The total value of all U.S. exports accounted for just 11.7% of GDP in 2019 — a fraction of the 30.6% global average. ...
Across the globe, more than 700 million people live less than $1.90 a day — the poverty threshold set by the World Bank. Such severe privation is disproportionately concentrated in certain...
The United States is often referred to as the wealthiest nation on Earth. Measured by the size of its economic output, that is the case. However, by another widely-used measure, intended to reflect...