Latest from Heather Long

Forecasters are predicting a slowdown, and the president may look for someone to blame.

  • Nov 13, 2018

About a million Americans live full-time in RVs. Many say this modern nomadic lifestyle has improved their marriages and made them much happier.

  • Nov 12, 2018

Peter Navarro, a key Trump trade adviser, slams China for 'having their way with us' and Wall Street billionaires for advocating for a fast deal.

  • Nov 9, 2018

Voters in Arkansas approved a minimum wage increase to $11 an hour by 2021, which in many ways is better than $15 in California. The red state offers a test case of whether there will be any downsides to higher entry-level pay.

  • Nov 8, 2018

The U.S. economy looks very strong on almost every front, the Fed said several times in a statement released Thursday.

  • Nov 8, 2018

Arkansas voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot initiative to increase the state's minimum wage to $11 an hour by 2021. Missouri voters approved an increase to $12 an hour.

  • Nov 6, 2018

Arkansas and Missouri, two states that went heavily for Trump, are voting on whether to raise the minimum wage to $11 or more.

  • Nov 4, 2018

Wages grew by 3.1 percent, the most in almost a decade.

  • Nov 2, 2018

Wages growth is at its highest level in 9 years. Corporate profits are at the highest ever.

  • Nov 2, 2018

China accused President Trump of launching the “largest trade war in economic history.” That's not true. The 1930s (among others) were worse.

  • Jul 9, 2018
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