Venezuela Quietly Loosens Grip on Market, Tempering Economic Crisis

President Nicolás Maduro’s authoritarian government, long a practitioner of tight state control of the economy, has cautiously begun implementing free-market policies to tame hyperinflation and correct a brutal economic contraction—and it’s showing signs of success. WSJ.com: World News SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

Trump’s economic report gets loaded with fake superhero, ‘Star Wars,’ Monty Python names

A list of interns who worked on President Donald Trump's new "Economic Report of the President" includes the "real-life" names of Batman, Spider-Man and Captain America, "Monty Python" member John Cleese, and "Star Trek" character Kathryn Janeway. Politics BEST DEAL … Read more…

Rev. Jesse Jackson and Black Leaders Discuss The Wealth Gap at the Wall Street Project Economic Summit

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund’s 22nd Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit kicked off with a bang on Wednesday, with moving speeches and remarks from a host of dynamic leaders. Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., the founder of … Read more…

A.I. Could Widen Economic Disparity Between Urban and Rural Areas, Brookings Report Warns

Among the key factors driving the economic divide in America is the rise of technology that has eliminated many jobs through automating manufacturing tasks. A new report from the Brookings Institution warns that, thanks to the rise of artificial intelligence, … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $119,000 in Grants to Support Health Care Workforce and Economic Development

HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has awarded $ 119,000 in community benefit grant funding to three nonprofits seeking to promote economic opportunity and support workforce development throughout the state. “Kaiser Permanente is committed to addressing the shortage of health care … Read more…