Last Build Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500British politicians warned a vote for Brexit would damage the economy of the United Kingdom. Six months after the referendum, its economy is doing much better than predicted. Why?
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:02:45 -0500President-elect Trump has said American auto workers are losing their jobs because auto companies like General Motors are making cars in Mexico instead. GM says that it's about supply and demand.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 06:57:00 -0500Finding a job and building a life of their own can be a monumental challenge for people with developmental disabilities. But food work can be a good fit for many of them.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:02:00 -0500Ed Thorp used math to become the first person to beat the casinos at blackjack. Then he changed the way Wall Street thinks about investing.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:00:00 -0500This year could see a wave of state tax hikes on gasoline and diesel. Oklahoma is one of about a dozen states seriously considering increases.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:31:00 -0500As they say, it's complicated. But blockchain technology could be a boon for the world's poorest places.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 18:02:47 -0500Congressman Danny Davis is a Democrat representing Illinois's 7th District, which includes some Chicago neighborhoods hardest hit by gun violence. His own grandson was shot and killed last November.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 08:08:08 -0500Donald Trump turned to Twitter again to lambast big automakers into building more cars in the U.S. Experts say the president has wide-ranging powers to restrict trade.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0500President Obama inherited an economy that was cratering, the worst recession since the Great Depression. Slowly, but surely, things have turned around. The job market is strong, but quickly shifting.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:49:00 -0500Over the course of 2016, average hourly earnings rose 2.9 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says. The unemployment rate was little changed: 4.7 percent, compared to 4.6 percent in November.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 17:34:00 -0500The former brokerage CEO and New Jersey governor has reached a civil settlement with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission for his role in the company's 2011 bankruptcy.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:27:33 -0500It's illegal for casinos in Nevada to take bets from out of state. But that didn't stop one subsidiary of a Wall Street firm from trying.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 05:01:00 -0500Donald Trump was a factor in Ford's decision to cancel plans to build a new plant in Mexico. Now he has the attention of other U.S. manufacturing firms that were considering a move south.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 05:00:00 -0500San Luis Potosi state lost out on more than a billion dollars in investment and thousands of jobs when Ford changed plans and nixed a factory. Angry locals pin the blame directly on Donald Trump.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 04:32:00 -0500The department store chain says it's eliminating more than 10,000 jobs and will proceed with plans to close 68 stores that are part of 100 closings announced in August.