Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 2, 2013 Four of the world's biggest oil companies -- Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron and BP -- reported smaller quarterly earnings compared to a year ago.
Aug 1, 2013 When it comes to helping homeowners struggling with mortgages, is President Obama taking a page out of Mitt Romney's playbook?
Jul 30, 2013 An economic snapshot of Chattanooga, Tenn., reveals why President Obama is speaking there.
Jul 24, 2013 Who earns median wage and what kind of education, housing, healthcare and retirement savings can they afford?
Jul 23, 2013 Nebraska farmers worry the oil pipeline will damage their land or water. Some are putting up obstacles to the route.
Jul 23, 2013 President Obama says he is going to refocus his efforts on the economy. How much can he really do?
Jul 22, 2013 Starting Wednesday, President Obama will make a series of speeches on the economy. He's trying to set the stage for this fall.
Jul 12, 2013 The U.S. border with Mexico may get all the attention, but the Senate's examining security issues along our border with Canada.
Jul 11, 2013 Tait Salzer moved to North Dakota to get in on the state's oil boom. He works an oil rig.