NEW YORK — On this year's Black Friday, things almost seem normal.
WASHINGTON — US consumer spending rebounded in October, rising by a a solid 1,3% despite rising inflation that over the past year has reached the fastest pace in more than three decades.
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits plummeted last week to the lowest level in more than half a century, another sign that the US job market is rebounding rapidly from last year's coronavirus recession.
WASHINGTON — Democrats and climate activists generally supported President Joe Biden's decision to release a record 50 million barrels of oil from America's strategic reserve, even as the move appeared to contradict his long-term vision of combating climate change.
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell for the seventh straight week to a pandemic low of 268,000.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is highlighting billions of dollars in his giant bipartisan infrastructure deal to pay for the installation of electric vehicle chargers across the country, an investment he says will go a long way to curbing planet-warming carbon emissions while creating good-paying jobs.
WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told Congress Tuesday that she believed she would run out of maneuvering room to avoid the nation's first-ever default soon after Dec.
WASHINGTON — Americans largely shrugged off higher prices last month and stepped up their spending at retail stores and online, providing a boost to the economy.
DETROIT — Take a step back from the picked-over store shelves, the stalled container ships and the empty auto showrooms, and you'll find a root cause of the shortages of just about everything.
WASHINGTON — Americans quit their jobs at a record pace for the second straight month in September, in many cases for more money elsewhere as companies bump up pay to fill job openings that are close to an all-time high.
WASHINGTON — Inflation is starting to look like that unexpected — and unwanted — houseguest who just won't leave.