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Amid warning signs of recession, economists are taking a look at the endemic circumstances that have brought the world to this point.
Next-generation wireless service will mean smarter homes and faster movie downloads. But it also promises higher prices, less privacy.
For the first time in seven years, Britain's economy shrunk in the second quarter as businesses sort out how to avoid recession in the face of Brexit.
China has allowed its currency to slip below a key level against the dollar, and the Trump administration has labeled China a “currency manipulator.”
Falling to nearly 14 cents to the dollar, the yuan's currency devaluation could become another tool in an ongoing trade war with the U.S.
For 12% of U.S. workers, employee-owned co-ops offer a path to economic equality that resonates with socialists, liberals, and conservatives.
Gap, Tommy Hilfiger, and Polo Ralph Lauren have all left Fifth Avenue in New York. Other retailers are adapting to the changing ways customers shop.
For the first time since the Great Recession, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates on Tuesday by a quarter of a point.
Patience is often thought of in terms of social interactions. But the ability to bide one’s time also plays into national economics.
Can a new budget deal, a rate cut, and no escalation in the China trade war keep recession at bay?
Between tariffs and low grain prices, U.S. farmers are facing their toughest conditions in decades. Many are finding entrepreneurial ways to survive.
Isolation and financial hardship take a toll on new farmers. In Maine, a program connects still-green farmers with mentors, know-how, and each other.
As economic growth falls to its lowest levels in more than a quarter-century, China is facing pressure to resolve an ongoing trade war with the U.S.
Investors may value more than just financial profit. Markets for socially and environmentally mindful companies are opening across the world.
Access to land is a major barrier to entering farming. One solution is land-link programs that pair landowners with those starting out.
Rent assistance is drying up for many rural housing projects. Construction costs keep rising. Yet many rural communities need to attract more workers.
Ethical issues are rarely easy for companies to resolve. Wayfair, targeted for alleged complicity with a humanitarian crisis, is the latest example.
Will recycling textiles save the planet? Buying less and wearing your clothes longer might accomplish more.
A $19.1 billion disaster aid package won't include much help for Midwestern farmers who can’t plant. Meanwhile a trade war puts farm exports at risk.
The threat of Mexican tariffs is off for now. But it could return – and the weaponization of tariffs may not be in the long-term interest of the U.S.
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