For companies that have become heavily reliant on China, COVID-19 could serve as a wake-up call.
By Pamela Foohey, The Conversation
The Scouts’ initial bankruptcy documents state that 275 lawsuits are pending in state and federal courts across the country, and that attorneys for survivors estimate another 1,400 claims will be filed.
By Paul Solman, Diane Lincoln Estes
Many Americans plan to save for retirement in their 50s. But what happens if you're laid off at that age instead? According to researchers, the situation is common, and older workers have a harder time finding a new job --…
By Tony Cookson, The Conversation
Research shows that people who grow up in a bank desert on Native American reservations are more likely to fall behind on credit card and mortgage payments.
By Shaun M. Dougherty, The Conversation
The White House wants to nearly double the total federal commitment to provide states with funds for career and technical education – from about US$1.2 billion in the current fiscal year to about $2.1 billion for fiscal 2021.
By Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, The Conversation
Research suggests the U.S. could begin to rein in its yawning wealth gap by vigorously cracking down on anti-competitive behavior in the marketplace.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
Powell said the Fed is monitoring developments stemming from the coronavirus, which he said "could lead to disruptions in China that spill over to the rest of the global economy."…
By Steven Pressman, The Conversation
Here is a brief look at the tax plans of the top eight candidates in the polls and what economists think about them.
By Lydia Cox, Katheryn Russ, Econofact
So far, the job losses created by putting these steel-using industries at risk appear to be substantial, and well in excess of any jobs that may have emerged in the steel-production industry as a result of the tariffs.
By Gretchen Frazee
Analyses of past elections show that an improving economy gives incumbent presidents like Trump a distinct advantage.
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