Reporting On The Economy
Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton didn’t hold back during their first official faceoff Monday night.
Jacob Leibenluft spoke to Kai Ryssdal about where Clinton stands on some economic issues.
On the one hand, the economy is improving. On the other hand, the economy is improving.
But even conservative economists say a 3.5 percent growth rate is an improbable goal.
Back then, the economy was the star of the presidential election season, with more than 9 in 10 voters ranking it as Issue No. 1.
Talking about the overall U.S. economy.
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More than 45 million Americans live in poverty. The problem has been addressed countless times, but it persists — and for the poorest among us, it gets worse.
CHASING THE DREAM
Premieres Oct. 7: A granular look at how increasing the minimum wage is playing out in four Northern California cities where pay increases have been in place for at least two years
Voices from Atlantic City tells the story of the rise and fall of this gambling and entertainment mecca through the unique perspectives of local stakeholders.
Why some manufacturers are returning to the U.S.
Susan L. Taylor,founder of National CARES stops by to discuss how the program is working.
Reporting On Finance
If the carrot of Trump’s plan for companies is lowering the corporate tax rate, the stick is stiff tariffs.
Here's where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand
Donald Trump has released the names of his economic advisers, a list heavy with Wall Street and real estate industry figures, but short of actual economists.
Tax experts say the feet-high stack of returns that he’s posed with for photos could provide significant insights about the presumptive GOP nominee.
Wall Street has shifted its support from GOP candidates who have exited the race to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
Reporting On Income Inequality
Fewer Americans lived in poverty in 2015 compared with 2014, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau.
THE ISSUE: The rich keep getting richer while more Americans are getting left behind financially.
The American economy is recovering, but not everyone has felt it equally.
Are you in the middle class? The numbers might say otherwise.
The middle class is the most talked about group in the 2016 presidential election. But who are they?
Reporting On Industry And Trade
For the latest Making Sen$e report, economics correspondent Paul Solman traveled to the Keystone suit plant outside of Cleveland, Ohio, to discuss Hillary Clinton’s stance on trade
Volume is way down all over the world as trade remains sluggish. Add to that the fact that just as demand wanes, a whole load of new vessels come online, and there's a problem.
Donald Trump said rival Hillary Clinton will push regulations and high taxes that will hurt family farmers as he campaigned in Iowa, an agricultural - and battleground - state.
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