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Monday, September 16, 2019
Since August 2018, NPR has been tracking about 80 items sold at a Georgia Walmart with an eye toward products caught in the trade war. On average, prices rose 3%. Tariffs are one of many factors.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
As a trade war brews between the U.S. and its major trading partners, we looked into the carts of back-to-school shoppers to see how global trade might show up in their baskets
Thursday, July 26, 2018
More teens have shifted away from typical summer jobs in recent years, opting to spend time with family instead, or take unpaid internships.
Monday, July 02, 2018
With unemployment down, companies are experiencing a shortage of workers. Some are offering a new array of incentives beyond higher pay to lure employees.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Drivers might be cheering OPEC's decision to increase oil production, but analysts say the extra supply isn't expected to drive gasoline prices down in time for summer vacation season.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Global stock markets fell in response to President Trump's threats to add another layer of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. Trade tensions are leaving investors uncertain, analysts say.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Investors and retirees who now get lengthy paper reports on how their mutual funds are doing will have to go online for the same updates. The change is frustrating consumer watchdogs.
Monday, June 04, 2018
Apple will allow users to get reports on how much their kids are using particular apps on their iPhones and iPads. The announcement follows pressure from shareholders about the overuse of technology.
Friday, June 01, 2018
Black unemployment fell to a record low 5.9 percent, suggesting that African-Americans are benefiting from the booming economy. And the gap between white and black unemployment has never been smaller.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
One out of five Americans say they personally know someone who has been addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new report about the economic well-being of U.S. households.