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.
As millions of Americans wait to learn when they’ll get their third stimulus check, you may already be wondering if a fourth round of aid is in the works. Some members of Congress have called for additional aid for families still weathering the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic, a year since it knocked the […]
Americans shopped less in February, leading retail sales to fall 3% on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday.
CULLOWHEE — The Center for the Study of Free Enterprise at Western Carolina University has issued an assessment of economic recovery, sustaina…
I want to really be explicit about this, because whenever I talk about simple things like uniform wearing of masks, keeping physical distance, avoiding crowds (particularly indoors), doing things outdoors to the extent possible with the weather, and washing hands frequently, that doesn’t mean shutting down the country. You can still have a considerable amount of leeway for business, for economic recovery, if you just do those simple things. But what we’re seeing, unfortunately, is a very disparate response to that. And that inevitably leads to the kind of surges that we see now.
Virus updates: WHO's European director said, “hospitalizations have risen to levels unseen since the spring” and that deaths have risen by more than 30% in the last week.
Rising COVID-19 infections across dozens of states are threatening economic recovery, forcing businesses and consumers to freeze spending and keeping the unemployment rate high.
CLAIM: A May 20 tweet sent and later deleted by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat representing New York, argues that governors should keep businesses closed until after the presidential election because economic recovery will help get President Donald Trump reelected.