Economy

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Michael Tubbs, Stockton, Calif., ex-mayor and founder of Mayors for a Guaranteed Income, on how Martin Luther King
NPR - 14 hours ago
China's is likely the only major economy to have expanded in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic gripped the world.
NPR - 14 hours ago
President-elect Joe Biden will seek to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour as part of his relief bill. On Friday, workers across the U.S.
NPR - 4 days ago
President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to address the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic crisis.
NPR - 4 days ago
President-elect Joe Biden is set on Thursday to outline his plan for a coronavirus relief package that he wants Congress to act upon quickly after he
NPR - 5 days ago
Brooke Williamson, a celebrity chef in Los Angeles, explains how an order for a meal that would never be picked up, has led to hundreds of other acts
NPR - 5 days ago
Dr. Anthony Fauci says the country will likely need a vaccination level of between 70% and 90% to reach herd immunity. Right now, that math doesn't qu
NPR - 6 days ago
In an exodus spurred by the pandemic, some high profile hedge funds, venture capital firms and tech companies are leaving New York and California for
NPR - 6 days ago
A hundred years ago, a world war and a pandemic wreaked havoc on baseball and other industries. But pent-up demand helped them come roaring back.
NPR - 7 days ago
The $900 billion coronavirus package includes funding for low-income households in need of water assistance. The issue is big in Detroit, where water
NPR - 7 days ago
In Stockton, California, a controversial site is filling the gap as the local newspaper struggles to survive.
NPR - a week ago
The Trump administration is trying to force banks to make loans to gun-makers and to finance payday lenders. Critics call the move bizarre. It's oppos
NPR - a week ago
The latest pandemic relief package includes hundreds of billions of dollars in funding for small businesses. But for many companies, the money hasn't
NPR - 2 weeks ago
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Cecilia Rouse, President-elect Joe Biden's pick to head the Council of Economic Advisers, about the Biden administratio
NPR - 2 weeks ago
The runaway pandemic put more pressure on the U.S. job market last month. Employers shed 140,000 jobs as the unemployment rate held steady at 6.7%.
NPR - 2 weeks ago
Some lawmakers want Trump removed from office early. Federal prosecutors say they'll pursue those involved in the U.S. Capitol breach. The Labor Depar
NPR - 2 weeks ago
The president-elect picks Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, a Biden ally with deep ties to unions, as his labor secretary,
NPR - 2 weeks ago
The reversal comes one day after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly criticized the NYSE's decision not to delist the companies.
NPR - 2 weeks ago
The Trump administration has alleged that some Chinese companies funnel money to China's military. China had threatened to retaliate for the move.
NPR - 2 weeks ago
Many small businesses are hanging by a thread right now. Congress has approved another round of loans to help keep their doors open, but it won't be e
NPR - 3 weeks ago
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