Economy - Most Commented


'The Donald' announces ... his net worth

Jun 17, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
Brad Pierog walks around the site of the Weyerhaeuser sawmill in Aberdeen, Washington, where he worked for 25 years before it closed in 2009.

Helping global trade's 'losers'

Jun 16, 2015
House's vote puts worker-retraining program in jeopardy.
Posted In: Trans-Pacific Partnership, China, President Obama

Lessons learned from the Humvee

Jun 16, 2015
Three contractors are bidding to build a lighter, faster replacement vehicle.
Posted In: Army, defense contractors, cars

Elections on Facebook, whether you 'like' it or not

Jun 16, 2015
Here are the numbers we're watching and stories we're reading Tuesday.

The island of lost baggage

Jun 15, 2015
Here are the numbers we're watching and reading for Monday.
Companies in the U.S. are clamoring for H-1B visas to hire skilled foreign workers, especially in technology fields.

Foreign worker applications outnumber available slots

Jun 12, 2015
H-1B visas will be distributed by lottery and will help fill in-demand tech jobs.
Posted In: H-1B visas, Tech, Immigration, work visas

Training is in short supply for police forces

Jun 12, 2015
Professional development is lacking, experts say, but costs can be prohibitory.
Posted In: police, policing, mentally ill, mental illness

Consumers cheer up as economy improves

Jun 12, 2015
Consumers, heartened by more secure jobs and fatter paychecks, are starting to spend.
Posted In: consumers, Small Business, surveys
A 5 million denomination note sits atop a stack of notes for the new Monopoly City version of the classic board game.

Do not pass Go. Do not collect $122,874

Jun 12, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.
May's retail sales number looks good on the surface.

Good retail sales don't necessarily mean all's well

Jun 11, 2015
Retail sales numbers look good, but there are reasons to be skeptical.
Posted In: Retail, Health, numbers, Economy, forecast, lagging indicators