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

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, each day, motorists drove about 8.8 billion miles on American roadways, while the U.S. railroad system carried 85,000 passengers and 5 million tons of freight. Though...
Cases of the novel coronavirus continue to soar in the United States, and millions of Americans are making a conscious effort to protect themselves by wearing masks and by adhering to social...
New daily cases of COVID-19 are steadily climbing worldwide — and much of that increase is driven by the virus’s resurgence in the United States. There were 46,727 new cases of the...
About a month ago, on June 1, new daily COVID-19 infections were at their lowest level in over two months. And as state and local governments began easing restrictions, many had reason to believe the...
July 4, 2020, marks the 244th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the 13 colonies. As people across the country celebrate the occasion with fireworks, parades, and BBQs...
More than 52,600 new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in the United States on July 1 — an all-time high and a 123% increase from two weeks prior. According to testimony from Dr. Anthony Fauci,...
Like nearly everything else in 2020, Independence Day celebrations this year are likely going to look different than they normally do. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many Fourth of July events...
Like nearly everything else in 2020, Independence Day celebrations this year are likely going to look different than they normally do. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many Fourth of July events...
Rising tuition and student loan debt have recently caused some to call into question the value of a college degree. According to a recent survey from education nonprofit The Hechinger Report, 36% of...
Americans with a bachelor’s degree are nearly half as likely to be unemployed than those with only a high school diploma, according to January 2020 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While...
While income inequality is a fundamental component of the U.S. capitalist economy, a recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 61% of Americans think that it has gone too far....
Dr. Anthony Fauci testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on June 23 that the U.S. is in the midst of a “disturbing surge” in COVID-19 infections. The warning from the nation’s...
The process of reopening the U.S. economy has begun, and in parts of the country, lifting restrictions appears to be contributing to a spike in COVID-19 infections. Researchers at the University of...
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...
Citing a 33% reduction in the average number of new daily cases, Vice President Mike Pence announced in a June 16 Wall Street Journal op-ed: “we are winning the fight against the invisible...