The U.S. added a whopping 916,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 6 percent in March as the recovery from the coronavirus recession chugged ahead, the Labor Department reported Friday. The March jobs report showed the U.S. economy picking up speed as COVID-19 vaccinations accelerated, restrictions eased and President BidenJoe […]

Text size People eat in Jerusalem’s main market after authorities reopened restaurants, bars, and cafes to people who have proof that they were vaccinated. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty Images Israel has fully vaccinated more than half its population, getting shots in arms at a pace that is far ahead of […]

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With the new Congress two months into its term, lawmakers from both sides of the political aisle have found agreement on legislation to help conserve our public landscapes and aid our nation’s economic recovery.  By a bipartisan vote, the House of Representatives last week passed the Protecting America’s Wilderness and […]

Text size Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. Kevin Dietsch -Pool/Getty Images Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday that the recovery has “a long way to go,” though economists are focused on how much stimulus could be too much. The Fed has used its policy arsenal—setting short-term rates near […]

Coronavirus economic graphic The coronavirus pandemic has reached almost every country in the world. Its spread has left national economies and businesses counting the costs, as governments struggle with new lockdown measures to tackle the spread of the virus. Despite the development of new vaccines, many are still wondering what […]

January 13, 2021 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It may sound cliche, but we’re officially in the digital economy. “If you’re feeling whiplash, it might be the ten years forward we just jumped in 90 days time.” This is how the final McKinsey & Companies quarterly […]

People dressed as showgirls stand along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas. As the coronavirus surges to record levels in Nevada, the governor has implored residents to stay home. But Democrat Steve Sisolak has also encouraged out-of-state visitors, the lifeblood of Nevada’s limping economy, to […]

Due to the pandemic, this year’s conference was held virtually, with four-hour sessions offered each Thursday during the month of October. Each of the five sessions had a different theme, but through all the speakers and panels presented over the course of the month, two overarching ideas emerged: encouraging diversity […]

Donald Trump will leave office with the economy considerably worse off compared to where it was when he was elected four years ago. The unemployment rate hit 6.9% in October, down from record double-digits in April, the Labor Department announced Friday. This is an improvement, but when Trump was inaugurated in […]

The coronavirus has dealt a savage blow to the world economy, idling workers and bankrupting businesses around the globe. But months into the crisis, a clear divide between survivors and casualties is emerging. Countries, workers and industries that rely on making stuff—from computers to furniture to toys—are getting by, or […]

BEIJING—Chinese officials said Monday that gross domestic product expanded by 4.9% in the third quarter from a year earlier, putting China’s economy back toward its pre-coronavirus trajectory half a year after the pandemic gutted its economy. The 4.9% growth figure for the third quarter fell short of expectations but brings […]

The City of Denver is speeding up its Elevate Denver bond program to help accelerate recovery from the COVID-19-induced economic downturn. “Now more than ever, people in our community need access to good-paying jobs, so we’re deploying the same job-creating tools used to bring us out of past recessions by accelerating […]

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Monday she will fly to Beijing to ask Chinese leaders for help to pull the territory out of its economic slump. Lam said an annual speech she was due to make this week about government plans will be postponed […]

That’s 21% fewer trips and 30% less spending than last year, but the numbers show consumption is beginning to bounce back following the battering it took earlier in the year from the coronavirus pandemic. The numbers are a “positive sign” both for China and the rest of the world that […]