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What tracking one Walmart store's prices for years taught us about the economy

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Inside our shopping cart is a story of global trade, extreme weather, shrinking packages and rising prices.


A new work anxiety: Will I be penalized for working from home?

Thursday, August 18, 2022

In the "new normal" of the hybrid workplace, are remote and in-person workers going to be treated equally? It's a matter of hot debate right now.


Twitter reports a revenue drop, citing uncertainty over Musk deal and the economy

Friday, July 22, 2022

Twitter's revenue for the quarter fell short of expectations. The social network cited uncertainty about Elon Musk's acquisition and advertisers worried about the economy.


There's a massive housing shortage across the U.S. Here's how bad it is where you live

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Hundreds of cities and towns are seriously short of housing, both homes to buy and rentals, according to a new study. It's the main reason that home prices and rents are so high.


The jobs market still favors workers, despite fears of an economic slowdown

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

It's still a worker's job market, with 11.3 million open jobs at the end of May, according to new data from the Labor Department.


Fourth of July parties will cost more this year but you can save with a bit of math

Friday, July 01, 2022

Hosting a July 4th barbeque is 11 percent more expensive than last year, thanks to inflation. The prices of chicken wings, ground beef and beer have all skyrocketed. Still, there are ways to save.


Accounting giant Ernst & Young admits its employees cheated on ethics exams

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Ernst & Young is being fined $100 million by federal regulators after its employees cheated on ethics exams.


JP Morgan, Disney join wave of companies that'll cover employee abortion travel costs

Friday, June 24, 2022

Condé Nast CEO Roger Lynch calls it a "crushing blow" and says in an internal memo to employees of Vogue, New Yorker and Vanity Fair among others to use their journalism to respond to the moment.


Starbucks fired 7 union organizers. The government wants a court to reinstate them

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

The National Labor Relations Board is asking a court to reinstate seven Starbucks workers in Buffalo, N.Y. who were allegedly fired illegally because they were involved in union organizing.


Revlon files for bankruptcy amid competition and supply chain stress

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Cosmetics giant Revlon has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It has struggled to keep up with competition from newer brands and tackle supply chain problems caused by the pandemic.


The U.S. needs more homes, but builders may be slowing construction

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The U.S. has a home shortage, but builders may be slowing instead of increasing construction because of worries that the homes won't be sold.


Starbucks notches legal win in battle against union organizers

Thursday, June 09, 2022

A federal judge in Arizona ruled that Starbucks did not have to reinstate or give accommodations to three employees who claim they were retaliated against for organizing a union.


Trader Joe's workers in Massachusetts file to create chain's first union

Wednesday, June 08, 2022

Employees at a Trader Joe's in Hadley, Mass., have filed to hold a union election. If the vote is successful, it will create the first union in the nationwide chain.


NPR names Juana Summers co-host of 'All Things Considered'

Wednesday, June 08, 2022

As a co-host of All Things Considered, Juana Summers says she'll focus on bringing new voices to NPR's airwaves and attracting new and more diverse audiences.