Economy

New York City is starting to get back to its glittery, joyful self, and businesses are excited about returning shoppers. But they're also anxious abou
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Although workers across the country have seen an increase in wages, the cost of things like gas and food have also risen. This has left workers wonder
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In one of the poorest rural regions of the country's poorest state, a Black entreprenuer is helping Black owned businesses open and thrive even during
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Hiring slowed sharply last month, even as the unemployment rate fell to 4.2%. Data from the Labor Department suggest the economy was losing steam even
NPR - 2 days ago
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to John Porcari, port envoy of the White House's Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force, to see how he's facilitating the suppl
NPR - 2 days ago
The latest jobs report from the Labor Department will be a snapshot of the job market before the arrival of the new coronavirus variant.
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Low-income people are especially affected by inflation, economists say. While some are struggling with the rising prices of gas, food and rent, the pa
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To all those holiday present procrastinators out there (you know who you are): Be sure to ship that holiday gift sooner rather than later to get those
NPR - 3 days ago
Partridge prices are flat this year, but a pear tree will cost you more. Compared to overall inflation, though, the gifts in the song could be a relat
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NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with writer Annaliese Griffin about her efforts to avoid buying anything new during the holidays.
NPR - 3 days ago
Stocks fell on Tuesday as investors weighed the potential economic fallout from the new coronavirus variant. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said
NPR - 5 days ago
NPR's Noel King talks with Mattel CEO Ynon Kreiz about supply chain problems and Monday's White House meeting that President Biden had with top retail
NPR - 5 days ago
As holiday shopping overlaps with historic supply chain disruptions, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Lizabeth Cohen on the economy's reliance on sp
NPR - 5 days ago
Kelsey Snell speaks with David M. Turk, Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Secretary of Energy, about steps the U.S. government is taking to lower the cost
NPR - 7 days ago
NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with Harvard Business Professor Willy Shih about Dollar Tree increasing its prices by 25% and what that says about the s
NPR - 7 days ago
Stocks tumbled on Friday, with the Dow losing 905 points, amid the naming of another coronavirus variant and worries over more potential economic disr
NPR - a week ago
The day after Thanksgiving drew hefty crowds of shoppers in real life, though it has lost stature as shopping has shifted online and discounts are ext
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NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Oxford economist Mahir Rasheed about Americans spending money this holiday season despite poll numbers saying people a
NPR - a week ago
Some items are in short supply, prices are rising and deals aren't as good this Black Friday. But with widespread vaccinations, shoppers have returned
NPR - a week ago
Europe and Asia are facing COVID-19 surges. Iran nuclear deal talks resume. And, Americans are buying more than ever.
NPR - a week ago

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