This year, for the first time since the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking job openings 18 years ago, there are more positions available than workers to fill them. Wausau, Wis., offers a glimpse into what cities across the US may be facing in the future.
Some people without adequate savings must continue working long past retirement age. The AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment helps Americans 55 years and older get the training they need to secure better-paying jobs.
President Trump's administration is poised to increase tariffs for Chinese goods on Friday. But instead of hurting the Chinese tech economy, the trade riff could create an opportunity for China to move away from its dependance on American-made tech products and develop its own.
Is bank regulation growing more pragmatic or just weaker? It's an important question as a long economic expansion continues, but with the Federal Reserve raising interest rates.
Visitors pose for pictures with an art installation at Vinyl Museum in Tokyo on July 20. The museum is designed to attract young women who are interested in taking pictures of themselves with the installations and uploading the photographs on social media platforms.
The US Supreme Court ruled that states will be able place sales taxes on items from out of state, but analysts say businesses most likely won't lose many customers, as most shoppers find online shopping too convenient to give up.
One in 4 US workers will be 55 or older by 2024, according to the US Department of Labor. As people work beyond traditional retirement ages, companies are in the process of shifting the ways they treat, support, and think about older workers.
Just last year alone Americans donated $410 billion dollars toward charity, making this the first time the United States has topped the $400 billion mark, thanks to large gifts by major philanthropists. But overall, American generosity hasn't increased in decades.
Despite government resistance, the recent approval of the AT&T-Time Warner merger could bring more media conglomerates in the future as cable, satellite, and phone companies strive to grow to compete with Amazon, Google, and Netflix.
Off-handed sexist remarks by Qatar Airways CEO draws criticism and prompts discussion on lack of diversity in upper ranks of aviation. Currently there are only six female chief executives, or 2 percent, in the 280-member airlines group International Air Transport Association.