Should I Be Worried About a Recession Crashing the Economy?

What the worst stock-trading day of 2019 means for your bank account and why investors are freaking out about a recession.


The Next Recession Could Arrive Before the End of Trump’s Term, Says Elizabeth Warren

The 2020 candidate has some dire warnings about the economy.


A Financial Survival Guide for the Next Recession

Seeing my own mother struggle through the last recession made me want to be sure I'm prepared for the next one. So I talked to some money and career experts to find out how to recession-proof my life.


How to Buy Stocks Without a Broker

Many of us are intimidated by the stock market. Direct investment plans are a good way to experiment without too much commitment.


Detroit’s housing crisis is the work of its own government

The city overtaxed homeowners for years. Those who couldn’t pay are still feeling the pain.


Math Suggests Inequality Can Be Fixed With Wealth Redistribution, Not Tax Cuts

A new report from the Complex Systems Institute justifies wealth redistribution with mathematics.


Squatters are taking over Las Vegas' abandoned houses

"Nowhere was harder hit by the 2007 economic downturn than Las Vegas."


3 charts show the US job market is booming

The jobs report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics doesn't come until Friday — but we already know what happened


Pizza Chains Are Killing It While Other Restaurants' Sales Suffer

After all, why go out to eat and face humanity when you can have a giant circle of bread and mozzarella delivered straight to your door?


Brazil's Lower House Votes to Impeach President Dilma Rousseff

It is now up to the Senate to decide whether to suspend Rousseff, as Brazil's political crisis plays out against a backdrop of a deep recession, and an ever-expanding litany of corruption scandals implicating political leaders from all major parties.