Economy News

SF tops Forbes’ list of worst market for renters

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San Francisco is the worst US city for renters according to Forbes magazine…

Report: CA female workers paid less than male counterparts

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A report shows women employed full time in California are paid just 84 cents for every dollar paid to men…

SF tiniest condo sold for $415K

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A 291 square foot studio condo in San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood was sold for $415,000 in cash…

Seattle CEO takes pay cut so workers earns $70K

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For some companies, Seattle’s new $15 minimum wage law isn’t doing enough to help workers…

Taiwan not among 57 charter members of China’s Asian Bank

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China announced the 57 intended charter members of the proposed Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank…

Low wages cost taxpayers $153 billion per year

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A new study shows you may be helping foot a heavy bill because of low-paying jobs…

China’s slowdown deepens, stepping up pressure on Beijing

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China’s economic growth slumped to a six-year low as manufacturing and retail sales cooled in the first quarter…

US apartment rents expected to rise again

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Despite a surge in apartment construction, rents are projected to rise yet another 3.3 percent this year…

13 retailers are under fire for work schedules

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New York’s attorney general has launched an inquiry into 13 retailers, questioning whether they require workers…

Walgreens aims to close about 200 US stores

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Walgreens will shutter about 200 U.S. stores as part of an expanded cost reduction push, but the nation’s largest drugstore chain…