Economy

Japan's quarterly economy contracts as energy prices soar

25 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Japan's economy shrank at an annual rate of 1% in the first quarter, as rising prices and COVID-19 restrictions deadened spending and investment
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Hotel rates rise as EDC returns to Las Vegas Valley this weekend

2 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Motel and hotel rates more than three times the average give the local economy an Electric Daisy Carnival boost that will help the rebound from the COVID-19 days.
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The Real Reasons Behind the Crypto Crash, and What We Can Learn from Terra's Fall

4 hours ago   |   Time

Crypto markets are in freefall this month-and their struggles have been gravely exacerbated by the demise of a $60 billion project that critics are calling a Ponzi scheme. The...
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Biden administration to lift some travel restrictions and remittances on Cubans

7 hours ago   |   NPR

The White House announced it will lift some of the Trump era restriction on travel and remittances on Cubans. Hit hard by COVID and other missteps, the Cuban economy is barely...
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While aiming for a 'soft landing,' Fed Chair Powell warns that cooling inflation without plunging into a recession will be 'challenging'

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Fed Chair Jerome Powell is likely to oversee numerous rate hikes this year. Eric Baradat/Getty Images Cooling inflation without sparking a recession will be "challenging," Fed...
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Four Pandemic Trends Here to Stay-and Two on their Way Out

Four Pandemic Trends Here to Stay-and Two on their Way Out

7 hours ago   |   Economic Modeling

As the job market moves into a new post-pandemic normal, an analysis from The Burning Glass Institute shows that some of its trends are unlikely to persist as Covid-19 concerns...
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2 wild charts show how Big Oil profits are skyrocketing as prices at the pump rise

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A U.S. postal worker puts his seatbelt on after filing up his vehicle at a gas station in Garden Grove, California, U.S., March 29, 2022. Mike Blake/Reuters Oil firms raked in...
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A kind of mortgage that helped cause the housing crash is surging in popularity. Here's why it's different this time

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, applications for ARMs have now reached the highest level since 2008 - a fourteen-year high - and are expected to continue rising...
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The dollar and euro are on the verge of parity for the first time in 20 years - and it could happen within a month. Here's what to know

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Dollar and Euro Peter Dazeley/Getty Images The dollar and euro are on the verge of being equal for the first time since 2002. A top economist told Insider that parity could be...
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Crypto crash stokes some financial crisis fears

11 hours ago   |   NBC News

The cryptocurrency market dropped by almost $2 trillion since its peak in November. How would a crypto crash affect the economy at large? Experts weigh in.
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Florida clinical trial shows promise in fighting Alzheimer's disease

Florida clinical trial shows promise in fighting Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth leading cause among those over age 65. Read more ...

Woman held after man shot in Upstate shooting, deputies say

Woman held after man shot in Upstate shooting, deputies say

An Upstate woman is being detained and questioned after a Tuesday night shooting deputies are calling domestic-related. Read more ...

Clemson Baseball drops final midweek contest of the season at Coastal 17-2

Clemson Baseball drops final midweek contest of the season at Coastal 17-2

The Tigers will finish their regular season with a three-game series at home against Boston College this weekend Read more ...

Madison Cawthorn Loses GOP Primary Amid Controversies

Cawthorn had Trump's backing even after a scandalous stretch-but it wasn't enough to prevent an apparent primary defeat for the freshman congressman. Read more ...

3 Houston-area stores targeted by same jewelry heist, owners say

Since our story of the Alvin store robbed off a pricey Rolex aired, two other stores say the same men robbed them using the same method. Read more ...

Heavy rain expected with storms that roll in late Tuesday, early Wednesday

Heavy rain expected with storms that roll in late Tuesday, early Wednesday

Kansas City area is in a T-storm watch until 4 a.m. Read more ...

No Charges for Cop Randy Wetzel, Who Shot Unarmed Black Man Maurice Gordon

New Jersey State Police Sergeant Randy Wetzel fatally shot 28-year-old Maurice Gordon following a May 2020 speeding stop. Read more ...

Mike Lindell wants Elon Musk to use his 'big presence' to probe the MyPillow...

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is looking to sit down with Elon Musk for a "15 minute presentation" on the former's baseless voter fraud claims. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Mike... Read more ...

Rising Water Levels Have Some Minnesota Resort Owners On Edge

Rising Water Levels Have Some Minnesota Resort Owners On Edge

KABETOGAMA, Minn. - Just along the shores of Voyageurs National Park, Jennifer Gelo is sitting watching the water creep closer - gobbling up her docks and inching towards her... Read more ...

What Are The Benefits Of Ramp Meters?

What Are The Benefits Of Ramp Meters?

MINNEAPOLIS - It's a part of your commute that might seem like it's slowing you down. But in reality, it's actually speeding things up and keeping you safe. If you've hit the... Read more ...