Economy

California Moves to Modify Law Letting Workers Sue Employers

A last-minute political compromise has headed off an effort to repeal a California law allowing workers to sue employers for…

26 dakika ago

New Home Construction Slows as Mortgage Rates Remain High

Construction of new homes in the United States dropped below expectations in May as builders pull back on new residential…

1 gün ago

Fact-Checking Biden’s and Trump’s Claims About the Economy

Consumer sentiment about the state of the economy could be pivotal in shaping the 2024 presidential election.President Biden is still…

2 gün ago

The Weird Housing Market, in 5 Charts

Home prices have held up better than expected amid high interest rates. But that doesn’t mean the housing market is…

3 gün ago

Democrats’ Dream of a Wealth Tax Is Alive. For Now.

For years, liberal Democrats have agitated for the United States to tax wealth, not just income, as a way to…

4 gün ago

Dilemma on Wall Street: Short-Term Gain or Climate Benefit?

A team of economists recently analyzed 20 years of peer-reviewed research on the social cost of carbon, an estimate of…

5 gün ago

Amazon Is Fined Nearly $6 Million Over Warehouse Work Quotas

A California labor regulator said on Tuesday that it had fined Amazon nearly $6 million for thousands of violations of…

6 gün ago

Amazon Union Workers Join Forces With the Teamsters

After years of organizing Amazon workers and pressuring the company to bargain over wages and working conditions, two prominent unions…

1 hafta ago

Can A.I. Answer the Needs of Smaller Businesses? Some Push to Find Out.

The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce has convened an annual meeting of local business leaders since the 1800s, but the…

1 hafta ago

CPI Data Will Arrive Just Before the Fed Meets. Will It Be a Game Changer?

Just hours before the release of the Federal Reserve’s latest rate decision, fresh inflation data showed that price increases slowed…

1 hafta ago

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