Economy

Apple says the move is expected to make it the largest private employer in Austin. The city already has the most Apple employees outside of the compan
NPR - 5 hours ago
We spoke with union leaders about what it's like when federal policy affects the only trade in town.
NPR - yesterday
Autonomous vehicles could be the "most disruptive technology to hit society worldwide since the advent of the motor car," says former New York City tr
NPR - 3 days ago
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with David Wessel, Director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, about the recent market activity and what
NPR - 4 days ago
An aging population and low birth rate have led lawmakers to accept semi-skilled non-Japanese temporary laborers.
NPR - 6 days ago
Ignoring pressure from President Trump to keep the oil flowing, OPEC, Russia and other producers have agreed to cut production. They hope to stem a 30
NPR - 6 days ago
Our industrial food system is doing serious damage to our planet and food waste is a rampant problem. Tristram Stuart offers one strategy to combat fo
NPR - 6 days ago
We're often told that economic growth is good, but Kate Raworth says our addiction to growth is destroying the planet. To thrive in the 21st century,
NPR - 6 days ago
Ahead of Friday's jobs report, David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about other data we'll get from the report, which will
NPR - 6 days ago
UAE Businesses More Transparent and Compliant Post VAT Implementation, says ICAI Chief In this candid interview, Chairman of The Institute of Chartere
Arabiangazette - 6 days ago
Stock prices fell sharply on Thursday as hopes for a lasting trade truce between the U.S. and China faded.
NPR - 7 days ago
The arrest and possible extradition of a Chinese business executive highlights trade practices that national security adviser Bolton says will be a ma
NPR - 7 days ago
Private analysts forecast that the U.S. unemployment rate remained at a nearly 50-year low of 3.7 percent in November and that the economy added 190,0
NPR - 7 days ago
'The Lancet' looks at everything from the potential spread of infectious diseases to the impact on the economy of the country where migrants and refug
NPR - 7 days ago
U.S. stock markets plunged again Thursday after a Chinese technology executive was arrested in Canada, escalating U.S.-China tensions. The Dow's dive
NPR - 7 days ago
Canadian authorities have arrested Meng Wanzhou, the company's CFO and daughter of its founder, at the request of the U.S. And Chinese officials have
NPR - 7 days ago
There's a number you could call the most important number for the economy. It's the Federal Reserve's inflation target. The story of how it came to be
NPR - 7 days ago
The bond market is worried the trade war, slowing global growth and a drop in oil prices are signs the economy is slowing and may be heading for a rec
NPR - a week ago
China and the U.S. have until the end of March to come up with an agreement that would allow them to avoid a further escalation of the trade war. Neit
NPR - a week ago
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former China trade negotiator Amy Celico about the outcome of the meeting between President Trump and China's Pres
NPR - a week ago