West Virginia threatens to ban six more financial institutions over ESG policies

West Virginia has notified six banks that it could ban them from state contracts because it…

Biden FTC sues to block largest ever supermarket merger between Kroger and Albertsons

The Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that it is suing to block Kroger and Albertsons…

Business economists now overwhelmingly expect a ‘soft landing’ this year

The economy will expand by more than previously expected this year and the Federal Reserve will…

Reporter’s Notebook: Mortgage demand down as mortgage rate increase

Washington Examiner Economics Reporter Zach Halaschak joins Magazine Executive Editor Jim Antle to discuss what is going…

Emmer to introduce legislation going after rulemaking and administrative state  

EXCLUSIVE — House Majority Whip Tom Emmer (R-MN) is adding to efforts from Republicans to hobble…

IRS chief says the wealthiest evade $150 billion in taxes every year

The wealthiest people are shorting the government $150 billion every year, according to IRS Commissioner Danny…

Capital One merger could make Discover a rival to the largest credit cards in payments

Capital One’s planned merger with Discover, which has drawn early antitrust objections, could add competition in…

Mortgage demand tanks as mortgage rates rise past 7% again

Mortgage demand plummeted last week as homebuyers shied away from the housing market amid rising mortgage…

Food stamps: February direct payments worth up to $1,751 end in Delaware in three days

Delaware’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will conclude sending its February payments, worth up to $1,751, in three days.…

Food stamps: Montana March SNAP payments worth up to $1,751 to begin in 11 days

Montana’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will begin sending its March payments, worth up to $1,751, in 11 days. SNAP payments in Montana are…

Warren calls for Biden administration to block ‘dangerous’ Capital One buyout of Discover

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is calling for federal regulators to stop Capital One from buying its…

Inflation proving stickier than expected has dashed hopes for quick Fed rate cuts

Inflation isn’t moving down as quickly as the Federal Reserve hoped, forcing investors to dig in…

Inflation comes in hotter than expected at 0.9% in January in producer price index

Wholesale inflation, as measured by the producer price index, declined slightly to 0.9% for the year ending in January but…

Year of the scam: Swindlers tricked adults into handing over more than $10 billion in 2023

U.S. adults lost a record-setting $10 billion due to fraud in 2023. New Federal Trade Commission…

Chiefs vs 49ers: The economics of the 2024 Super Bowl

This year’s Super Bowl will drive millions of fans to bars and restaurants and have a…

Key Republican senator on Finance Committee trashes bipartisan tax deal

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC), an influential member of the Senate Committee on Finance, trashed the bipartisan…

S&P 500 closes above 5,000 for first time in latest Wall Street milestone

More gains for U.S. stocks on Friday sent Wall Street to its latest record, milestone and…

Rates are up everywhere — except on one product that would help millions

Rates have soared for mortgages, credit cards, auto loans, and a range of other debt products,…

House-passed child tax credit and business bill faces obstacles in Senate

The bipartisan $78 billion child tax credit and business tax bill passed by the House now faces hurdles in…

Trump says he’ll replace Fed Chairman Powell and accuses him of aiding Democrats

Former President Donald Trump slammed Jerome Powell, arguing that the Federal Reserve chairman is planning to…