Marilyn Geewax appears in the following:
Monday, May 02, 2016
Environmentalists opposed to a US-EU trade deal say documents they leaked prove corporations have too much say. But EU officials say that's "flatly wrong."
Friday, April 29, 2016
The steelmaker is asking a U.S. agency to investigate its claims that the Chinese government not only dumps steel at unfair prices, but also uses computer hackers to steal intellectual property.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Fed policymakers are seeing more risks that could derail the U.S. economy. For example, China's growth is slow and our energy sector is weak. So the Fed chose Wednesday to keep interest rates low.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Americans shared their views on trade with NPR and member stations. One thing is clear: Millions of voters have deep feelings about trade — and often are at odds with each other about it.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker says the United States will join other nations in trying to curb China's steel output. Chinese steelmakers are overproducing, hurting prices and jobs, she says.
Monday, April 18, 2016
Candidates vying for president are talking a lot about trade. But trade is not a subject easily summed up in slogans. Here are resources to help you study up on trade and make your own decisions.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Economic data show that men still make a dollar for every 79 cents a woman earns. A half-century ago, that figure was just 59 cents. So, much progress has been made, but a large wage gap persists.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The White House on Wednesday rolled out rules to force financial advisers to take on fiduciary duties. That means they must put savers' interests ahead of fees. Critics say the rules are too complex.
Friday, April 01, 2016
For workers who want a raise, this was an encouraging week, with minimum-wage legislation gaining momentum and employers paying more across the board.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Corporations in Atlanta have a long history of supporting a focus on business, not social conservatives' issues. Now the governor is vetoing a bill that LGBT groups say would lead to discrimination.
Friday, March 25, 2016
Your fantasy "supercar" may be a Porsche 918 or Lamborghini. Now Honda wants to change your dream by rolling out the Acura NSX — the most expensive car ever built in the U.S. by a major manufacturer.
Friday, March 25, 2016
Each year, cybercriminals expand their efforts to trick people into misdirecting their tax refunds, or paying fines they don't owe. But the IRS says it's stepping up its game too in an endless race.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Airline officials say travelers get attacked because aviation "brings the world together and fosters greater understanding." They predict that after a period of disruption, air travel will rebound.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
The Federal Reserve decided Wednesday to hold interest rates steady. The nation's central bank is watching for signs of overheating, but for now, says the economy is growing at a sustainable rate.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Decade after decade, political candidates come to an Ohio city to use its troubles as a backdrop. They assign blame for its job losses, and make promises for its future. So far, not much has changed.
Monday, March 14, 2016
Carrier's decision to shift manufacturing from the U.S. wasn't extraordinary, but a viral video of the announcement is having an impact on the presidential race and the debate over free trade.
Friday, March 11, 2016
The Washington consensus on economic policy hasn't changed for decades: Economists and most political leaders say growth is tied to trade, immigration and technology. But now many workers disagree.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Airlines are expecting record numbers of spring break travelers. Both the industry and TSA are expecting airport screening checkpoints to have long lines. They urge travelers to arrive early.
Friday, March 04, 2016
Many Americans tell pollsters and politicians that they're angry. Why?
At least part of the answer might be tucked inside the February jobs report, released Friday by the Labor Department. Consider this:
On the one hand, the report was brimming with good economic news. It showed employers added
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
If you've stopped for gas lately, you've probably noticed a price jump.
A week ago, the national average for a gallon of regular gas was around $1.70. Now it's about $1.80, according to GasBuddy.com, which tracks prices.
So rising gas prices must reflect shrinking oil supplies, right?