Striking unions impacting the economy at a level not seen in decades

The auto workers’ strike is the latest in a series of labor-management conflicts that economists say could start having significant growth impacts if they persist. So far, the United Auto Workers stoppage has impacted just a small portion of the workforce with limited implications for the broader economy. But it is part of a pattern … Read more

Steve Forbes says the Fed’s not going to cut rates soon

Steve Forbes doesn’t expect the Federal Reserve to raise rates in upcoming meetings, but the Forbes Media chairman doesn’t see cuts in the near term either. “I think the Federal Reserve is not going to increase interest rates in the next few months. I think they’re going to pause,” Forbes said, citing the slew of … Read more