Higher prices, slowing growth, mounting layoffs—and the indirect costs may be even greater.
Want to know where the economy is headed? Look at Des Moines.
Child poverty, homelessness, violence, obesity, illness: The United States is already an outlier.
Republicans and Democrats are looking at the same set of facts and suddenly seeing very different things.
Progressives are lining up behind a jobs guarantee—but leaving the details for later.
How did the Trump administration end up spurring the creation of a gender-equality initiative for some of the world’s poorest women?
The president has named twice as many men as women to appointed positions, an Atlantic analysis shows.
It's not just educators in West Virginia and Oklahoma who have watched their wages and benefits erode since the Great Recession.
The country's racial wealth gap might widen if banks don't have to disclose as much about their mortgage-lending practices.
The president says they'll protect American jobs and bolster national security. They'll likely do neither.
Steep transaction fees and wild price fluctuations have made the cryptocurrency harder to use in the illicit markets that originally made it famous.
The administration’s proposal to overhaul SNAP would squeeze the nutrition safety net, and make it more paternalistic.
His words evince both an interest in the market and a lack of knowledge about its gyrations.
A once-standard GOP talking point went unmentioned in Trump's State of the Union speech.
A new task force is urging developing countries to put levies on candy and soda, as many do on cigarettes and alcohol.
Full employment and state policies are aiding the working poor, though some companies are giving Trump's tax cut the credit.
Yet more evidence piles up for effectiveness of the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Joseph Borg, a securities regulator, worries that the newfangled investment phenomenon is inspiring old-fashioned irrational exuberance.
Several companies gave out raises after tax cuts passed Congress. But that was probably already going to happen anyway.
Economists are tallying the damage from the fires and the hurricanes, and finding their true costs immeasurable.