Economy

July Jobs Report: Slow, Steady Job Growth Continues
August 01, 2014

Things are better, but we still have a ways to go.

Here's One Reason We Need Immigrants
July 28, 2014

Without them, the population of children in this country would be shrinking

Slumlord Millionaires
July 24, 2014

An exploitative new scheme to profit off the poor

CNBC's Rick Santelli Was Embarrassed on Live TV for Being Wrong About the Economy. But He's Hardly Alone.
July 14, 2014

“Rick, it’s impossible for you to have been more wrong,” said a colleague live on air.

Yes, Millennials Actually Are Living in Their Parents' Basements
July 09, 2014

Writers are saying the trend is bogus—but these numbers show it isn't.

Conservatives Hurt the Economy When They Downplay a Good Jobs Report—But It's a Rational and Effective Strategy
July 09, 2014

Fox News has every incentive to downplay any good news for Obama—and the result is disastrous.

Republicans Are Ignoring Positive Economic Signs at Their Own Peril
July 03, 2014

They basically disregarded Thursday's strong jobs report in its entirety.

Recovery Summer May Finally Have Arrived
July 03, 2014

Job growth beat expectations in June. The economy may finally be kicking into second gear.

The $236,500 Hole in the American Dream

June 30, 2014

The wealth gap between black and white families is greater than ever. Here’s how to close it.

Today's GDP Number Is Not as Bad as it Sounds. But the Recovery Is Still Weak.
June 25, 2014

The shocking GDP number is the result of reduced health care spending.

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