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Kristen Doerer is the digital reporter-producer for PBS NewsHour’s Making Sen$e.
New energy extraction technologies have increased local incomes, especially for low-skilled workers, while also raising high school dropout rates for young men.
By listing certain numbers on eBay, economists suggest sellers are signaling their desire to sell quickly — even if it's at a lower price.
No. 1 Serena Williams will duel her sister Venus Williams, ranked no. 23, in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open at 7 p.m. EDT tonight. You do not want to miss this match of tennis royalty. Here's why.
The U.S. economy added 173,000 jobs in August, and the unemployment rate dropped to 5.1 percent in August — the lowest it’s been since April 2008.
Millions of baby boomers who are set to retire over the next few years may someday regret that they did not pay more attention to the tax implications of their mutual fund investments during their working lives.
While the U.S. foreclosure crisis began with subprime mortgages, it became a much broader phenomenon and mainly included prime mortgages.
After a midday recovery, U.S. stock markets dove once again. At close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had lost nearly 600 points, and the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ lost roughly 4 percent.
Stock markets plummeted this morning, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 1,000 points, or 5 percent, at opening, before rebounding and making back most of its gains by noon. As of 12:15 p.m. EDT Monday, the Dow…
Global stock markets have been on a roller coaster ride since Tuesday, when China's central bank abruptly devalued the yuan. Do you know what's going on?…
The Phillips curve assumes an inverse relationship between unemployment and inflation rates. But today, both inflation rates and unemployment are low, contradicting some long-held economic assumptions.
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