In 2017, nearly half of all renters across the country were rent-burdened, according to the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. In response, states from California to Louisiana are beginning to pass legislation aimed at solving the problem.
In late September, the Federal Reserve announced another increase in its benchmark interest rate, marking the the third time it has done so in 2018. This explainer goes into why that happened and how it will impact stocks, bonds, and market volatility.
Many Millennials are rebelling at an economic system that they believe puts profits over fairness and equality. Is capitalism too harsh?
Workers stand for a poppy drop during a Remembrance Service at the Lloyd's building in London on Nov. 9.
Though the NBA receives high marks for its racial hiring practices, it does significantly worse when it comes to hiring women. But that may change as the organization looks to hire more women as leaders.
As Airbnb grows around the world, hotels have recognized that some travelers prefer the personal touches of a home over a cookie-cutter hotel room. Through new partnerships global hotel chains are trying out home-sharing themselves, to varying levels of success.
In response to a more competitive hiring process, Amazon has raised hourly wages for 350,000 workers across the United States. Recent figures show hiring and wages in the US have grown at their fastest pace in nine years, but some say they aren't rising fast enough.
President Trump has levied tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese goods in a bid to protect American industries. But many producers know the policy won't change an already globalized economy.