: Several recent reports have given a lot of reason to feel optimistic about the economy. But it's still too soon to start celebrating. More
President Obama's newest priority is making sure Congress extends federal unemployment insurance benefits another year.
The economy rose at a 3.6% annualized clip in the third quarter. But that number may be misleadingly high since it was driven mostly by businesses stockpiling inventories.
Stronger than expected economic reports lead to jump in mortgage rates.
Just picking an Obamacare plan doesn't mean you have health insurance. You have to pay your first month's premium to be insured.
Detroit's city-owned art collection is worth between $452 million and $866 million -- far less than expected, according to a preliminary estimate released Wednesday by Christie's.
Income, gender, age and region are just a few of the factors that can affect how much customers tip workers in the service industry, according to a new survey by PayScale.com.
It was long part of the compact between government workers and their bosses: The pay wasn't as good as in the private sector, but the retirement benefits were great - and virtually guaranteed. That's not always the case anymore.
Organizers say fast-food workers in 100 U.S. cities will walk off their jobs Thursday, as part of a push to raise wages in the industry above $15 an hour.
Secretary Hagel said the first jobs to be cut will be his own, announcing cuts of about 200 workers from his team of 2,400.
The private sector added 215,000 jobs in November, raising hopes that the government's labor report on Friday will also show healthy jobs growth.
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