The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 787,000, a sign that job losses may have eased slightly but are still running at historically high levels.
President Donald Trump’s most powerful Senate ally is pressing the White House not to move ahead on a coronavirus pandemic relief package.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he'll schedule a vote if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Trump administration are able to seal an agreement on a huge COVID-19 relief bill.
China’s shaky economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is gaining strength as consumers return to shopping malls and auto dealerships while the United States and Europe endure painful contractions.
President Trump hinted he might intervene if Republican senators don't support a second coronavirus stimulus package worth trillions of dollars, during an interview with Charles Benson of WTMJ4 Milwaukee on Saturday.
The government will issue its latest snapshot Thursday of the level of layoffs in the United States, which remain elevated seven months after the viral pandemic erupted and after the expiration of federal unemployment aid for millions of Americans.
Amid the tumult of the 2020 presidential campaign, one dynamic has remained constant: The Nov. 3 election offers voters a choice between substantially different policy paths.
Americans Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson have won the Nobel Prize in economics for “improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.”
Good thing that two Stanford professors who won the Nobel Prize in economics on Monday are also neighbors.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is blistering President Donald Trump as only pretending to care about the working-class voters who helped flip the Rust Belt to the Republican column four years ago.
The White House is boosting its offer in up-and-down COVID-19 aid talks Friday in hopes of an agreement before Election Day.
The government will provide its latest picture Thursday of the pace of layoffs in the United States, which have remained high since the viral pandemic erupted in March while federal aid for the jobless has lapsed.
President Trump on Tuesday said he would sign off on specific coronavirus relief measures aimed at helping the airlines and small businesses.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned that a recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic recession could falter unless the federal government supplies additional stimulus relief.
President Donald Trump says he has instructed aides to stop negotiating on another round of COVID-19 relief until after the election.
Geneva voted for the minimum wage to be increased to $25, making it the highest minimum wage in the world, according to the Geneva Trade Union Action Community.
America’s employers added 661,000 jobs in September, the third straight month of slower hiring and evidence from the final jobs report before the presidential election that the economic recovery has weakened.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000, evidence that the economy is struggling to sustain a tentative recovery that began this summer.
The Treasury Secretary says a potential coronavirus relief package will include another round of checks for Americans.
The last-minute approval came just hours before funding expired at midnight on Wednesday.