Economy

The U.S. poverty rate fell during three months of the COVID-19 lockdowns but has been rising again as federal payments and benefits to individuals have ended.
Two regional Federal Reserve reports from Thursday offer a better picture for the manufacturing sector in October, even if the positive readings were moving in opposite directions.
24/7 Wall St. reviewed the estimated net worth of sitting U.S. senators. The net worth of America's richest Senator is about $500 million.
The rate of inflation is measured by the Labor Department’s monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI). Despite Federal Reserve targeting to get inflation back up to a 2.0% to 2.5% range, the reality...
The environmental crisis and political strife around much of the globe has caused an unexpectedly large number of people to think human civilization will end.
The U.S. Senate is up for grabs this year, and 10 of the races appear to be all but over, barring a scandal or the death of the candidate who is ahead.
The Federal Reserve has reported its consumer credit data for August. As the stimulus ran out, Americans used their credit a bit less than expected.
After sifting through hundreds of options, 24/7 Wall St. came up with this list of the 25 people most likely to affect the presidential election.
Tuesday's economic calendar included reports from the U.S. Department of Commerce on the trade balance and from the Institute of Supply Management on the non-manufacturing purchasing managers report.
This year is the 70th anniversary of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Here is who is on the list now.
Consumer sentiment rose again in September according to the University of Michigan's monthly survey. The optimism is not evenly distributed among households, however.
American traffic deaths dropped 2% in 2019. It was the third consecutive annual decline. But these deaths rose more than 32% in Wyoming.
Destruction from wildfires is not limited to small cities and towns located away from major U.S. cities. Here are the 10 metro areas that have higher risks for wildfire damage and the highest levels...
U.S. wildfires cause billions of dollars in damage to homes and property every year. A new report from CoreLogic shows the 15 states where the destruction is greatest.
Small businesses are often collectively referred to as the backbone of the U.S. economy. While the stock market managed to recapture all of the losses from February and March and hit new all-time...