Economy

Health Spending Grew Modestly, New Analysis Finds

16 minutes ago   |   NY Times

For the first time in many years, the government reported that spending on health care last year grew more slowly than the economy overall.
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Investment strategist: Economy will continue to grow, but concerns remain

48 minutes ago   |   Times Union

The U.S. economy has undergone unprecedented growth over the last decade - with the country in December seeing its 128th straight bull-market month and 125th successive month...
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Saudi Arabia's State-Owned Oil Giant Just Raised $25.6 Billion in the World's Biggest-Ever IPO

58 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Saudi Aramco raised $25.6 billion from the world's biggest initial public offering, closing a deal that became synonymous with the kingdom's controversial crown prince and his...
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US feels the heat as Trump pulls out of global climate pact

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

President Donald Trump is aiming to make the annual U.N.-sponsored climate talks underway in Madrid the last ones for full participation by the United States, which is the...
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Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue On How A New Trade Deal With China & Passing The USMCA Will Help Farmers & The Economy

4 hours ago   |   FOX News

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue spoke with Brian Kilmeade about how a China trade deal will mean a lot for U.S. agriculture and the economy, especially farmers, by...
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A key pathway into the middle class for many women is vanishing

A key pathway into the middle class for many women is vanishing

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Over the past two decades, the American economy shed over 2.1 million administrative and office support jobs that offered a steady path into the middle class for many women...
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Trump's trade wars were supposed to rescue US manufacturing and agriculture. But his policies have made them significantly worse

Trump's trade wars were supposed to rescue US manufacturing and agriculture. But his policies have made them significantly worse

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Throughout his presidency, Trump sought to rescue segments of the economy he believed were abandoned by politicians at home and battered by competitors abroad, like US...
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Trump's favorite trade-war scorecard posts its best figure in 17 months - but data shows overall growth is slowing

Trump's favorite trade-war scorecard posts its best figure in 17 months - but data shows overall growth is slowing

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The US trade deficit narrowed for a second straight month in October. The drop was the latest sign that tariffs and cooler global growth have weighed on activity in the largest...
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Japan launches $122 bln stimulus package

8 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Japan's cabinet approved a $122 billion fiscal package on Thursday to support stalling growth in the world's third-largest economy. David Pollard reports.
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What New York's gig workers deserve

9 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Thursday, the state Assembly will hold a hearing to consider reclassifying gig workers so that they have access to critical employee benefits, opening up a long-overdue...
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Black Hawk helicopter missing after takeoff in Minnesota

Black Hawk helicopter missing after takeoff in Minnesota

The Minnesota National Guard says a Black Hawk helicopter is missing after taking off in central Minnesota. Read more ...

President Trump asks Supreme Court to void House subpoena for financial...

President Trump asks Supreme Court to void House subpoena for financial documents

The justices have already put a temporary freeze on the subpoena while they consider in the coming days and weeks whether to take up the appeal. Read more ...

SpaceX will launch genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' to International Space...

SpaceX will launch genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' to International Space Station

The mice have genes manipulated to enhance their muscle growth and will help scientists understand how to limit muscle and bone loss in humans while they're in space. Read more ...

New details emerge on drug that may slow Alzheimer's disease

New details emerge on drug that may slow Alzheimer's disease

A company that claims it has the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists Thursday, disclosing more results to help explain why... Read more ...

The 49ers suspended an analyst after he said Ravens quarterback Lamar...

The 49ers suspended an analyst after he said Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's 'dark skin color' made him good at fakes

The San Francisco 49ers suspended radio analyst Tim Ryan over a comment he made about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. While discussing Jackson's talent at faking... Read more ...

VIDEO: Deputy accidentally shoots woman inside suspect's South Carolina home

VIDEO: Deputy accidentally shoots woman inside suspect's South Carolina home

A South Carolina sheriff's office released body camera footage Wednesday of a deputy-involved shooting. Read more ...

Wide receiver who participated in Colin Kaepernick's workout signs with NFL team

Wide receiver who participated in Colin Kaepernick's workout signs with NFL team

Jordan Veasy, one of the wide receivers who participated in Colin Kaepernick's workout last month, has been signed by an NFL team. Read more ...

‘All roads lead to Putin!' Pelosi tells Americans impeachment not really...

‘All roads lead to Putin!' Pelosi tells Americans impeachment not really about Ukraine but all about. Russia

For Americans still confused why exactly Democrats want to impeach President Donald Trump - something about Ukraine, maybe? - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has helpfully clarified... Read more ...

'The president leaves us no choice but to act': Pelosi announces articles of...

'The president leaves us no choice but to act': Pelosi announces articles of impeachment against Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is making an announcement about the status of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Read more ...

'The president leaves us no choice but to act': Pelosi announces articles of...

'The president leaves us no choice but to act': Pelosi announces articles of impeachment against Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is making an announcement about the status of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Read more ...