The National Association of Manufacturers warns 2.4 million manufacturing jobs could go unfilled by 2028, but some economists say the situation is not as dire as it seems.
By Gretchen Frazee
The U.S. economy surged in the April-June quarter to an annual growth rate of 4.1 percent. That's the fastest pace since 2014, driven by consumers who spent their tax cuts and exporters who rushed to get their products delivered ahead…
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
The sharp gain in median household income last year may also signal a turning point in the decades-old disconnect between middle-class earnings and overall economic growth.
By Tim Henderson, Stateline
The size of the pie says nothing about how income is distributed.
By Vikram Mansharamani
By PBS NewsHour
This year’s presidential election has emphasized the trio of trade, globalization and jobs. For the next three weeks, Making Sen$e’s Paul Solman will dive into the candidates’ perspectives on these issues. He starts with Donald Trump, whose trade rhetoric tends…
By PBS NewsHour
According to a new report, more than 40 million American households are spending a third of their income on rent, and housing shortages in major cities such as New York and San Francisco may ultimately lead to billions of dollars…
By Robert Stavins
The carbon intensity of many economies continues to fall. But don’t be fooled. Economic growth does affect CO2 emissions.
By John Komlos
What does a stagnant economy mean for the pursuit of the American Dream? John Komlos warns that the golden days of growth are over.
By Simone Pathe
The U.S. economy grew 2.6 percent in the last three months of 2014, more slowly than in the previous two quarters of the year.
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