Economy at a glance

Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations wrap up in Maui

Jul 31, 2015
Final sticking points have included sugar, dairy and state-owned enterprises.
Posted In: TPP, trade, Hawaii

Older workers head for retirement — and don't retire

Jul 30, 2015
The labor participation rate for people 55 and up is near its highest in decades.
Posted In: employment, working, baby boomers

The housing market is back — except where it's not

Jul 30, 2015
In some cities, lots of homeowners remain underwater.
Posted In: Housing, homeowners, underwater

Kentucky fried photo printer

Jul 30, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.
Don Williams moved to North Dakota three years ago for a job supplying fracking sand to drilling sites in the booming Bakken oil field. He hopes the fall off in activity because of depressed oil prices will make businesses that serve oil workers like him

Looking for the bright side in Bakken's bust

Jul 29, 2015
North Dakota oil worker has had enough of the area's greed.
Posted In: North Dakota, Oil, Unemployment

High-tech clothes dryers ... and toilets

Jul 29, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a press briefing at the Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C.

The Fed and your feelings

Jul 28, 2015
When it comes to the Fed, your feelings may have less value than you think.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, consumer confidence, feelings

Why simple is best when it comes to corkscrews

Jul 28, 2015
A wine buyer swears off gadgetry.
Posted In: Pro Tool, wine, Food, alcohol

For gay rights groups, victory could come at a price

Jul 28, 2015
After their marriage win, gay rights advocates worry about fundraising.
Posted In: LGBT, LGBTQ, gay marriage

Homes and trucks: friends forever?

Jul 28, 2015
How pick-up truck sales are affecting the housing and construction industry.
Posted In: Ford, Housing, Chevy
 
 
With Generous Support From...