Workers in the energy sector face two paths: The oil industry offers big salaries but more volatility, while clean energy pays less but provides more stability and a sense of mission.
The housing market is on a tear, setting all kinds of records, including prices. But it's also a reflection of the uneven economic recovery and more first-time homebuyers are getting priced out.
The unequal division of household work leads to the "mom penalty." For highly educated, high-income women, it could mean losing promotions, future earning power and roles as future leaders.
The tourist economy in Hawaii has been decimated by the pandemic, with 1 in 6 people there unemployed. Now, the state hopes new traveler testing protocols will help bring visitors back to its beaches.
Since COVID-19 hit our shores, economists have been crunching data to see how it's affecting our economy.
Participants in an apprenticeship program that matches employers with community colleges were able to earn substantially more after one year than their peers at community colleges, a new study finds.
Many unemployed Americans have been tapping into their savings to pay bills. But those savings are going fast, and hopes for a new round of pandemic relief before the election are fading.
The number of Georgia Power customers who have had their service disconnected for nonpayment is rising steadily since the state Public Service Commission (PSC) lifted a pandemic-driven temporary moratorium on disconnections in July.
With the coronavirus pandemic still raging globally, China will be the only major economy in the world to post positive growth this year.
More than 800,000 American women dropped out of the labor force last month — a significantly larger number than men. For many, the move didn't happen by choice.
U.S. retail spending grew 1.9% last month, delivering a slight boost of confidence amid a recent spate of signs that the economic recovery has lost momentum from the pandemic's toll.
The government shortfall for the fiscal year that just ended was more than triple that of 2019. The national debt of $21 trillion now exceeds the size of the U.S. economy.
Draining. Awful. Those are the words being used to describe virtual meetings. "What we as human beings need, want, seek ... is human contact," says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
Georgia’s music industry has been particularly hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, music artists and industry professionals said Thursday.
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