Unions aren't popular in the South. That's one reason why a labor organizing campaign at Dolllar General stores in Louisiana doesn't use the u-word.
There's an online scam where the scammer acts as a secret middleman between unsuspecting shoppers and the good. Here's how it works and what you should look out for.
U.S. employers added 315,000 jobs in August, while the unemployment rate rose to 3.7% from 3.5% in July. A tight job market gives workers more bargaining power, but it may also fuel inflation.
Economists believe the US job market remained tight in August, with unemployment hovering around 3.5 percent. NPR's Scott Horsley reports on the latest.
Severe drought is forcing some ranchers to send cattle to slaughter early. That's sparked a temporary glut in beef that's leading to lower prices, but it won't last.
Europeans face a tough winter as the price of gas – used to generate electricity and heating — soars.
Our quiz will test your knowledge of some key economic concepts and vocabulary — and how it applies to the real world.
Environmentalists advocating for nuclear power have led a push to extend the operating life of Diablo Canyon, California's last nuclear power plant. Japan and Germany consider similar extensions.
Car dealerships deploy tricks and traps to make as much money as they can from you. Here's what I learned when trying to buy a new car.