Economy

While the current recession may rob many people in the United States of their opportunity to have the American dream in their future, for the residents in one place, that chance is close to zero.
New research shows that almost 12% of American adults with children said they were in households where their children did not have enough to eat.
The Business Roundtable's third-quarter revision to its economic outlook has brightened but opportunities for a stalled recovery remain.
The Federal Reserve's new efforts of targeting inflation to get up to and above 2% in consumer prices might not even matter.
Small business owners are gearing up for the 2020 holiday shopping season as business improves slightly. But shop owners are going to have to go the extra mile to attract more customers this year.
The Congressional Budget Office publishes each year a nonpartisan long-term projection of what it expects will be seen in federal deficits, debt, spending, and revenues. The annual report looks out...
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index declined in August, echoing the ongoing trend of a slowing economic recovery.
The effect that the environment has on the places people live in America has been in stark relief this month. But one tiny corner of America almost certainly will not be affected by climate change...
At the bottom of the latest Wall Street Journal list of America's best colleges is Youngstown State University. See how it compares with Harvard, which tops the list.
24/7 Wall St. has tracked Friday's reports, and there seems to be a slight divergence of what the consumer sentiment report looks like against actual consumer spending patterns.
According to the University of Michigan's preliminary September consumer sentiment survey, Americans are more upbeat about the U.S. economy, but the upcoming election and an approved COVID-19 vaccine...
The United States appears to be getting safer overall, according to the FBI’s latest violent crime data. Yet the improvement was not uniform across all states.
It is unusual for there to be dissent inside the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee this soon after the start of the worst recession in the modern era. While Jerome Powell and the FOMC members did...
The riots in dozens of U.S. cities so far this year are the most expensive on record.
The Census Bureau recently published its latest report on income and poverty in the United States. The U.S. poverty rate declined year over year in 2019, and most groups benefited. But inequality...