Paychecks aren't keeping up with inflation. That's bad news for families, but good news for the job market.
There's a new liquid asset in town. It's blue, it's viscous, and it's versatile: You can pour it in a machine with your clothes, or sell it for pot.
One of California's largest community colleges has a plan to deal with the age of austerity -- charging students more for the most in-demand courses
A new study says that bachelor chief executives take bigger risks with their companies and offer investors more volatile returns.
What if the most lucrative college basketball programs won every match this year? We found out.
Women, minorities, the poor were among the biggest beneficiaries
Americans, young and old, are buckling under the weight of their student debt. It's a threat to the middle class, and a symptom of a malfunctioning education system.
A looming lawsuit could further solidify Amazon's dominance in the book business. That might be good for readers' wallets, but it also might be bad for readers in the long term. Here 's why.
A growing labor force is much preferable to a shrinking one
For high school graduates and college degree holders alike, entry-level wages fell during the aughts
Gas prices in solid blue states are pushing up the national average. But swing states aren't far behind.
For the less than the cost of the Bush tax cuts, we could have $2.50 gas
California has pared back on education spending, while the Ivy League has upped student aid. Could your state be next?
The theory makes perfect sense. But new data says it isn't true.
This is the paradox of most Apple punditry: What we can measure (Apple's employees) doesn't really matter. And what does matter (Apple's impact on the economy) we can't really measure.
Obama's the first Democrat to face down rising gas prices in an election year since Carter. But he has advantages his unfortunate predecessor didn't.
The U.S. is trying to punish Tehran with sanctions without sending oil prices skyrocketing. That means Iran needs to keep selling its crude -- but for cheap.
The wild growth of online shopping is one of the powerful forces hurting state sales taxes collections.
The WSJ reports that the big movie studios are enlisting brick and mortar stores like Walmart to help salvage their floundering cloud service. Something's gone awry.
Transcanada Corp. is building a section linking Oklahoma to the Gulf Coast. For now, that's all the oil industry really needs.