Economy

The Biden Administration may announce the nomination of a key regulator who could direct billions of dollars for down-payment assistance and make more
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Many Afghans who have come to the U.S. through the Special Immigrant Visa program are educated and skilled, yet they end up in low wage jobs — a mis
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After losing jobs during the pandemic, more and more women are becoming truck drivers. Many have been attracted by the high demand and higher pay.
NPR - 2 days ago
Republicans believe the 2022 midterms will hinge on President Biden's handling of the economy. Strategists and campaign officials say voters across th
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Consumer prices continued to climb in August, but pandemic inflation may have peaked. Gasoline and groceries are getting more expensive, but airline t
NPR - 3 days ago
Relief payments moved 11.7 million people from poverty in 2020, according to new Census Bureau data.
NPR - 3 days ago
Prices have been climbing at the fastest pace in over a decade, as Americans pay more for gas, groceries and other items. The Labor Department issues
NPR - 3 days ago
California homes are burning. Why are they still increasing in value in regions prone to fire?
NPR - 3 days ago
Prices have been climbing at the fastest pace in over a decade, as Americans pay more for gas, groceries and other items. The Labor Department issues
NPR - 4 days ago
U.S. Secretary of State Blinken testifies before a Senate panel about Afghanistan. Californians decide Tuesday whether to recall Gov. Newsom. Consumer
NPR - 4 days ago
A larger White House campaign is targeting what it calls anti-competitive behavior in several industries, including meatpacking, in which over 80% of
NPR - 4 days ago
The Biden administration says part of the reason grocery prices are climbing is the consolidation in the meat packing industry. Just four firms are sa
NPR - 4 days ago
A key House Democrat released a plan to increase taxes on corporations and top earners to help offset some of the cost of a plan for child care, commu
NPR - 4 days ago
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge about the expiration of the federal eviction moratorium and Presi
NPR - 5 days ago
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Andy Van Kleunen, CEO of the National Skills Coalition, about the shortage of skilled workers needed to fulfill
NPR - 5 days ago
Many rely on the Klamath River Basin on the California border, especially with the historic draught in the West. Things got heated this summer between
NPR - 7 days ago
Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana's fishing industry hard. Fishing is a multi-billion dollar business and it's one of economic foundations for communities t
NPR - 7 days ago
For generations, Americans have built wealth by purchase a no-frills starter home. But these entry level homes have become scarce and it's preventing
NPR - a week ago
El Salvador became the first country in the world to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender, kicking off a big and bold experiment for the popular cryptocurren
NPR - a week ago
Millions of Americans are losing a lifeline as pandemic unemployment benefits expire. Research suggests the loss of aid won't do much to push people b
NPR - 2 weeks ago
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