DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.
Americans bought homes in October at the briskest pace this year, a sign that the sluggish housing market is turning around.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Revenue from sales taxes is surging across Wyoming, up close to 9 percent for the fiscal year that ended July 1 and topping $1 billion for the first time.
WASHINGTON — President Obama looked almost relieved after Tuesday’s election blowout. A man who has been perhaps the least political president in modern American history doesn’t have to worry about elections anymore.
WASHINGTON — I recently wrote about sluggish and stagnant wages, which are said to weaken the economy's recovery. I argued that workers' fear of losing their jobs is an important, perhaps decisive, explanation. In a nutshell: Frightened of being fired and being unable to find a new job, work…
WASHINGTON — For Democrats, the 2014 election was not the 2010 Republican landslide. It was worse.
Seemingly overnight, gasoline prices have plunged. Regular unleaded is approaching $3 per gallon at my local Wawa. That’s the lowest price since just after the recession ended.
Montana’s sugar beet harvest is wrapping up, and locals say the crop is above average.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Legislature's Joint Education Interim Committee has endorsed providing money to local school districts to cover inflation.
WASHINGTON — Learning where the meat in your grocery store came from might get harder.
WASHINGTON — Everyone knows that economic inequality has increased dramatically since the 1970s, and this has created a new cottage industry: dissecting "the top 1 percent." We now have a study from three economists that broadens what we know about these top earners. The study's biggest news…
Bruce Wright knew this year’s wheat crop wasn’t going to be one of his best. An unprecedented late August rain had literally washed away some of the grain’s profit.
Costco Wholesale has been a bit stodgy when it comes to the Internet — but its e-commerce sales boomed this year, helping it beat Wall Street expectations when it posted year-end results this week.
WASHINGTON — Three years ago, Jason Prosser was stunned to discover the cost of child care for his newborn son — so much so that he and his wife postponed having a second child.
NEW YORK — Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute.
CASPER, Wyo. — Oilfield workers are packing Wyoming's hotels and staying there longer as the state's oil and gas development grows.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two more school districts have joined a coalition that says the state Legislature has shortchanged Wyoming K-12 funding by $151 million in recent years by failing to keep up with inflation.
Coal companies announced an agreement Thursday to consolidate ownership of a Montana mine in a deal aimed at boosting exports of the fuel to Asia through ports on the U.S. West Coast.
WASHINGTON — It’s a Democratic campaign consultant’s dream: a study from two respected academic economists concluding that, since the late 1940s, the economy has consistently performed better under Democratic presidents than Republican. The gap is huge. From 1949 to 2013, a period when the W…