The U.S. economy added 155,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent.
The trucking industry has long faced a driver shortage, in part because of high risk, low pay and long hours. The rise of autonomous vehicles could alleviate that problem--but it could also eliminate jobs for a population of older men…
By Gretchen Frazee
In a world where not only universities, but private companies, are getting into the education game, the pressure to keep up with an ever-changing work landscape is stronger than ever.
By Kiyoko Metzler, Carlo Piovano, Associated Press
Crude prices have been falling since October because major producers are pumping oil at high rates and due to fears that weaker economic growth could dampen energy demand.
By Alex Veiga, Associated Press
The arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive overshadowed some positive comments on trade from Beijing on Thursday.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
The gap between the United States sells and what it buys from foreign countries in October marked the fifth straight increase and highest since 2008.
By Robert Stavins
Cooperative systems, such as carbon markets, could encourage countries to set more ambitious goals for reducing climate change, writes economist Robert Stavins.
By Joe McDonald, Rob Gillies, Associated Press
Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, was arrested in Canada and faces possible extradition to the United States.
In the latest installment of our Future of Work series, Miles O’Brien visits MIT’s Interactive Robotics Laboratory to understand the “new species” of robots scientists are designing to work alongside humans safely. Though the devices often excel at repetitive tasks,…
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services appears to be accelerating its shift away from original Medicare toward Medicare Advantage programs, writes columnist Philip Moeller.
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