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

As a the Delta variant continues to spread, new cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in the United States. There were an average of 35.9 new daily cases of the virus for every 100,000 Americans over the...
The U.S. may have the largest economy in the world, but in other key measures indicative of quality of life, it is far from number one. Based on the United Nations Development Programme’s Human...
College enrollment has declined steadily in the United States in recent years. With rising tuition costs and surging student debt, enrollment rates have fallen at an average of nearly 2% a year since...
Car prices — both new and used — are surging in the United States. Rising demand, in conjunction with a limited supply of new vehicles on dealer lots, has led to a 45% increase in the...
Temperatures in parts of the Pacific Northwest surged to all-time highs of over 115 F in June 2021. The record-breaking heatwave, which resulted in nearly 200 deaths in Washington and Oregon, is part...
The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in an unprecedented surge in demand for homes in the United States. Inventory is at a record low, as is the average time homes are on the market. Meanwhile, both...
Life expectancy fell by 1.5 years in the United States in 2020. The decline, driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and the opioid crisis, represents the worst regression in public health in the United...
Inventory in the U.S. housing market hit a record low in 2021 as household growth, low interest rates, and the COVID-19 pandemic fueled a surge in demand for homes. The resulting inventory crunch has...
The average cost of a college education in the United States is $35,720 a year — three times higher than it was two decades ago. While rising tuition costs are discouraging many Americans from...
Since the first death attributable to COVID-19 was reported in the United States on Feb. 29, 2020, an estimated 603,170 Americans have died — and that number still continues to grow. Adjusting...