It's becoming harder than ever, but saving money early on is still the best way to guarantee a comfortable retirement.
With the home becoming an increasingly acceptable office for white-collar employees, new graduates won't have to make a beeline for the big city to find high-paying jobs.
Loans with floating interest rates are more tempting as the cost of buying a home soars, but it doesn't augur another housing bust.
With China contracting and recession the dominant risk, the market is offering some generous odds.
The bigger risk to stability and investment comes from uncertainty. The UK government is making that worse.
Easy-to-remember retail prices are important to both budget-conscious consumers and brands. When a 10-rupee detergent starts selling for 12, policy makers are already looking at entrenched inflation.
The “Wagatha Christie” case is salacious, deliciously petty, and ultimately a wildly unimportant blip in media consumers’ lives.
Home prices just keep rising despite surging mortgage rates, and they are baked into indexes that track rising prices.
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The world’s biggest retailer is known for being careful about costs. But that’s harder to do when prices for everything are going up.
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Unvaccinated people who got Covid last winter have little protection from reinfection, and even vaccinated people might be vulnerable after only a few months.
The central bank chief’s confidence that the economy can avoid a downturn has taken a beating in just more than a week.
While the Fed’s inflation fight could throw the economy into reverse, a mild slowdown now might help avoid a deeper downturn later.
A strong currency may be in America’s national interests over the long term, but right now the hit to exports is a concern.
While Russia makes Brexit spats look petty, the new “shrinkflation” — slowing growth and rising inflation — poses a similar challenge to UK and EU central bankers.
From stagflation to stablecoins, things are spinning out of control.
The latest consumer price index confirmed that rising prices have spread from goods to services and indicates a long journey back to stability.
Sugarcoating the outlook will only complicate its job and undermine its credibility.
Fiscal and monetary policy makers need to work in harmony to address what’s ailing the global economy.
Everyone’s jumping on the bandwagon. But it all depends if your economy is more like Poland’s or Peru’s.
Capital gains in mutual funds can deliver some shocking tax hits, but ETFs can solve the problem.
The head of the central bank’s Minneapolis branch lays bare the risks to the U.S. economy from China’s lockdowns and a lingering war in Ukraine.
Trade, investment and technology links between nations are growing more controlled and less mediated by Hollywood and Washington, but they are still thriving.
U.S. adults aren’t returning to the labor force in large numbers anymore, dimming the hope for a sharp reduction in wage pressure.
Bullish growth forecasts mask serious vulnerabilities at the ground level. Whoever wins the presidential election has a delicate task ahead.
The central bank chair had no reason to take a future 75-basis-point interest rate increase off the table.
The U.K. central bank seems to have lost some of its willingness to tackle inflation by raising interest rates.
Companies spending money to purchase their shares instead of expanding their businesses will help bring demand back in line with supply.
A Q&A with Dartmouth economist Andrew Levin about what it will take for the Fed to return the economy to “normal.”
Sudden shifts in views on inflation are a reminder of the danger of narratives that encompass too much and tie down policy makers.
India’s central bank took a relaxed approach toward inflation. Now it has to play catch-up and it’ll be complicated.
Let’s just hope the air bags work.
The path ahead for interest rates and the economy depends on the answers to three key questions.
The South and Southwest U.S. has only recently begun closing the prosperity gap with their neighbors to the north. Overturning Roe v. Wade would slow that progress.
Even longtime employees have leverage these days to negotiate a better deal for themselves without having to change companies.
The company’s massive size and reach make it a good bellwether, and its latest earnings suggest supply and demand are coming back into balance.