If for-sale signs in front yards were creatures, they would have the life span of fruit flies. Among homes sold in March 2021, 83% had been on the market for…
Gas prices are rising. Auto prices are soaring. Toilet paper, peanut butter and soft drinks all cost more. Here's a Q&A on inflation plus charts tracking rising prices.
The Covid-ravaged American economy was on the verge of slipping into a double-dip recession at the end of 2020. The pandemic was intensifying, gridlock paralyzed Washington and millions of families were about to lose crucial benefits.
The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is causing a second wave of job losses across the Buffalo Niagara region.
The back-to-school push kept the Buffalo Niagara job market going during September.
The American economy is recovering. That's not up for debate.
Economists are still calling for another US stimulus package to boost the economy as Americans head into an uncertain fall. But it's not clear that lawmakers can come to terms after talks stalled last month, especially as the November election nears.
As unemployment claims slow statewide in New Jersey, the wreckage of business closings due to the COVID-19 pandemic remains increasingly clear in deep South Jersey.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April, the highest rate since the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanished in…
More than 30 million sought aid in the previous six weeks after the coronavirus forced employers across the country to close.
WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing retreated again in April, a victim of economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.
Indiana University Northwest Economist Micah Pollak said the Region will eventually recover from the coronavirus disruption, but warned it could be after a severe recession that could last months "if not years" that could result in the failure of many local businesses.
WASHINGTON — The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a deca…
The most commonly cited indicator of a weakening economy is weekly first-time applications for unemployment benefits. People are eligible for …
TRUMP: "The facts speak far louder than words! The Democrats always play the Race Card, when in fact they have done so little for our Nation's great African American people. Now, lowest unemployment in U.S. history, and only getting better." — tweet on July 28.
TRUMP: "Working-class Americans are left to pay the price for mass illegal migration: reduced jobs ..." — State of the Union address.
TRUMP: "Working-class Americans are left to pay the price for mass illegal migration: ... lower wages ...." — State of the Union address.
TRUMP: "We have a great economy DESPITE the Obama Administration and all of its job killing Regulations and Roadblocks. If that thinking prevailed in the 2016 Election, the U.S. would be in a Depression right now! We were heading down." — tweet Saturday.
TRUMP: "In just over two years since the election, we have launched an unprecedented economic boom — a boom that has rarely been seen before. There's been nothing like it. ... An economic miracle is taking place in the United States."
TRUMP: "As a candidate for President, I promised I would fix this crisis, and I intend to keep that promise one way or the other. ... To physically secure our border, the plan includes $5.7 billion for a strategic deployment of physical barriers, or a wall. This is not a 2,000-mile concrete structure from sea to sea. These are steel barriers in high-priority locations." — remarks Saturday.
WASHINGTON — Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his Jan. 29 St…