The Other Reason the Labor Force Is Shrunken: Fear of Covid-19

Around four million American adults aren’t looking for jobs, not because they’re scarce but because of worries about catching or spreading the coronavirus. It means that a rebound in the U.S. workforce depends heavily on taming the pandemic.

Chinese Port Logjam Threatens Christmas Shipping Rush

A backlog of dozens of ships around the Yantian port is...

Economy Is Showing Sustained Progress, Powell Says

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in prepared congressional testimony that job...

Sanderson Farms Explores Sale

The chicken producer has attracted interest from suitors including agricultural investment...

Can America’s Solar Power Industry Compete with China’s? One Firm Tries.

Battling heavily subsidized manufacturers, First Solar is set to build a...