U.S. Retail Sales Leapt 1.6 Pct. Last Month, Most In 2 ½ YearsAmericans increased their spending at retailers last month by the most in two and a half years, driven by strong auto sales as residents of hurricane-ravaged areas replaced destroyed cars.
GOP, White House Prepare To Roll Out Tax CutsThe White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing the levy for the wealthiest Americans. President Donald Trump is ready to roll out the policy proposal at midweek.
Report: Hackers Snooping Inside Equifax Since MarchA Wall Street Journal report says that hackers broker into Equifax's computer systems in March, giving them months to probe vulnerabilities and eventually gain access to the data of 143 million Americans.
Costs From Major Natural Disasters Stressing State BudgetsA summer of natural catastrophes has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.
Texas Unemployment Rate For August Improves To 4.2 PercentThe Texas unemployment rate for August improved to 4.2 percent for the fourth straight month of declining jobless figures.
Half Of Americans Spend Their Entire Paycheck On Living Expenses, Study SaysAbout half of Americans claim that their expenses are equal to or greater than their income, according to a new study from the Center for Financial Services Innovation.
Texas Unemployment Rate For May Slips To 4.8 PercentThe Texas unemployment rate slipped to 4.8 percent in May, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
Nike To Slash 1,400 Jobs, Cut Sneaker Styles In ShakeupThe sneaker maker said Thursday that it plans to focus on the hottest-selling sneakers, slash the number of styles it offers and sell more shoes directly to customers online as part of a restructuring in which it also will cut about 1,400 jobs.
Survey Says Economists Expect Slower U.S. GrowthForecasts for U.S. economic growth are coming in slightly lower after a weak first quarter, according to a survey of business economists released Monday. The survey is based on responses from 52 forecasters.
Economics Expert: Withdrawing From Paris Accord Will Have Little Impact“To those viewing this as an apocalyptic event, take a deep breath,” said SMU economics professor Mike Davis.
Reaction To Trump Climate Accord Decision Depends On Party AffiliationThe reaction among Texas leaders to President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States after the Paris climate agreement largely fell along partisan lines.
Mansfield Leaders Bracing For Economy BoomMansfield has quietly built an economic engine that now appears to be racing forward with huge growth ahead.