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America's economy faces a growing demographic crisis, and it echoes the script of the movie "Knocked Up," argues Kudlow producer Jake Novak.
New claims for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in nearly 5-1/2 years last week, signaling labor market resilience in the face of fiscal austerity.
The federal government is better at creating low-paying jobs than Wal-Mart and McDonald's combined, says a new report.
A new study found that on average Millennials have $55,000 saved for retirement and many of them are wary of the long-term viability of Social Security.
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly rose in April as households bought automobiles, building materials and a range of other goods.
Steve Eisman, the hedge fund manager who famously bet against mortgages in the United States, has recommended investors now bet against Canada's mortgage lenders and banks.
Investors have been dipping into growth-oriented cyclicals, and if the trend continues, it could add more momentum to the stock market rally.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has said Japan must stay within the bounds of an international agreement not to target exchange rates, after the dollar-yen broke through 100 and continued to extend gains on Friday.
Patent expirations on big-name drugs has resulted in modestly less spending on medicines in the U.S. for the first time in at least 55 years, a report showed Thursday.
JPMorgan economist Michael Feroli argues that structural shifts in education and technological progress may signal less wage inequality, The Fiscal Times reports.
The Federal Reserve Chairman said the shadow banking system still poses a threat to stability, and that funding markets might still not be able to cope with a major default.
A number of top U.S. retailers reported disappointing April sales as consumers gravitated toward discount chains and bad weather delayed spring shopping in much of the country.
Massachusetts has had Romneycare since 2006. And, while it's different in some ways from Obamacare, it offers insight into what's ahead for US health care.
The amount of oil produced in the U.S., now at a 21 year high, is nearly even with the amount being imported.
Five years after the mortgage meltdown sparked a wave of foreclosures, millions of Americans are still fighting to save their homes. That is hurting a broader housing recovery.
Graduating from high school is becoming an ever more elaborate process. Expect to spend over $1,000 to attend the prom—and that's just the start.
The Bank of England left its benchmark rate unchanged at 0.5 percent, a record low, on Thursday. Policymakers also kept the size of the asset purchase program unchanged at 375 billion pounds ($584 billion).
Japan will be consumed by a debt crisis surpassing the U.S. subprime crash, telling investors that "the beginning of the end has begun" for Japan's finances. The Financial Times reports.
Rather than being simply a one-off event that Wall Street could dismiss as an aberration, the Flash Crash now looks like it was just the first warning shot.
The advocacy group created by Mark Zuckerberg and others to push for immigration reform has bankrolled TV ads endorsing some conservative stands, prompting an outcry from liberals.