Wealth & Poverty - Most Recent
Nov 23, 2012
Wa-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, had impressive Black Friday sales, including more than 1.3 million televisions. Outside some stores, employees and supporters picketed for higher wages and better benefits.
Nov 22, 2012
Walmart workers will walk picket lines outside stores on Black Friday to protest the retail chain's low wages. Walmart, with more than a million employees, helps set pay levels for the retail industry.
Nov 21, 2012
Jobs are better, but fewer, as high-tech machines replace lower-skilled warehouse loaders and handlers
Nov 20, 2012
One agency fills the turkey donation gap with free chickens instead.
Nov 19, 2012
Marketplace and the Annenberg School at USC are looking for everyday citizens to share their stories of how life has changed since the day they were born -- and a president was sworn in.
Nov 16, 2012
California's debt is shrinking, for now, thanks to voters who approved a tax hike and a growing economy.
Nov 15, 2012
A new analysis highlights states with wide income inequality, and suggests ways to narrow the gap.
Nov 12, 2012
The Veteran's Administration has made homeless vets a priority, but delays in getting benefits persist
Nov 9, 2012
Vets often face long delays in resolving disability claims, and need assistance to tide them over.