Trade Representative Katherine Tai outlined her vision for the battered World Trade Organization, saying the U.S. wanted to re-engage and address working people’s concerns.
A single-family home from the 1950s is now a rental complex and a vision of California’s future.
Economic policymakers have said inflation will prove temporary, but rising rents may challenge that view and pressure Washington to react.
Consumer Price Index data from the Labor Department showed that prices kept climbing in September, as supply chain snarls and rising rents fueled rapid inflation.
The World Bank's ease of doing business index incentives countries to do whatever they can to improve their ranking. Jongho Shin/iStock via Getty ImagesThe World Bank, a behemoth of an organization that provides tens of billions of dollars in aid to mostly developing countries, is in the middle of one of its biggest scandals since being founded in 1944.
In the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, government-owned energy companies are increasing oil and natural gas production as U.S. and European companies pare supply because of climate concerns.
About 10,000 unionized employees walked out, as worker activism rises during nationwide labor shortages.
Some companies haven’t been raising prices. Instead, they’ve been cutting back customer services and conveniences, but how should that be measured?
The Port of Los Angeles will join the Port of Long Beach in operating 24/7 as the administration struggles to address a problem that is boosting inflation.