While robots are not yet ready to take your jobs, a new paper released Monday by two Harvard labor economists argues there is cause for major concern in the future.
New data, released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, attracted attention by showing the wide variation in fertility among states. They also prompted commentators to ask: Are kids getting too expensive for Americans to have?
Former secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro kicked off his yet-to-be-announced bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination by endorsing a 70 percent top marginal income tax, despite longstanding concerns by economists over its viability.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. employers hired the most workers in 10 months in December while boosting wages, which could help to allay a recent upsurge in fears about the economy’s health that has roiled financial markets.
The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday, as expected, but forecast fewer rate hikes next year and signaled its tightening cycle is nearing an end in the face of financial market volatility and slowing global growth.
Democratic senator Sherrod Brown (Ohio) has raked in millions of dollars from the financial and banking sectors despite depicting himself as an anti-Wall Street populist.
After three-quarters of a century relying more heavily on foreign oil, the United States became a net oil exporter in 2018, a step toward what President Donald Trump calls “energy independence.”
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. job growth slowed in November and monthly wages increased less than expected, suggesting some moderation in economic activity that could support expectations of fewer interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve in 2019.