Economic View: Why Land and Homes Actually Tend to Be Disappointing Investments

It’s true, as the adage goes, that they’re not making land anymore, but technology that allows more intensive use of land has held down values in the long term.


How Mike Pence and Donald Trump Compare on the Issues

The two men at the top of the Republican ticket agree on many issues, but have differed on Muslim immigration, gay rights and the Iraq war.


Where Mike Pence and Donald Trump Align and Differ on Big Issues

The two men at the top of the Republican ticket agree on many issues, but have differed on Muslim immigration, gay rights and the Iraq war.


Mike Pence on the Issues: Immigration, Foreign Policy, Guns, the Economy

The Indiana governor is a staunch conservative who opposes amnesty for immigrants, same-sex marriage and gun control.


Trump and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Pull No Punches on Trade Policy

Differences over trade policies have led to an acrimonious relationship between the business association and the presumptive Republican nominee.


U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Awkward Sparring Match With Trump

Differences over trade policies have led to an acrimonious relationship between the business association and the presumptive Republican nominee.


Jobs Roar Back With Gain of 287,000 in June, Easing Worry

After a grim report in May, the economy showed new life, tamping down some concerns about an economic slowdown.


Jobs Report: What the Seesaw Jobs Numbers Are Really Telling Us

The labor market is what we thought it was: It’s not terrific, it’s not lousy. It’s just fine.


U.S. Added 287,000 Jobs in June; Unemployment Rate at 4.9%

After a grim report in May, the economy showed new life, tamping down some concerns about an economic slowdown.


What to Expect From the June Jobs Report

At 8:30 a.m. Eastern, the Labor Department will report its latest figures on hiring and unemployment in June. Here’s what to expect.


Fed Officials Saw Outlook as Cloudy at Meeting Before ‘Brexit’ Vote

A unanimous vote in June to keep rates steady was a result of confusion, rather than consensus.


Donald Trump Vows to Rip Up Trade Deals and Confront China

Reading from a script for the second time in two weeks, Mr. Trump hammered away at familiar economic grievances in Pennsylvania, a state crucial to his election chances.


The 2016 Race: How Trump’s Campaign Could Redraw Voter Allegiances

A message radically different from what Republicans have advanced has considerable appeal to white working-class Democrats.


Economic Trends: ‘Brexit’ Is Locking In the Forces That Already Haunt the Global Economy

Those forces have self-reinforcing, vicious-cycle dimensions that make it a perilous time for the world’s economies.


‘Brexit’ in America: A Warning Shot Against Globalization

Britain’s vote to leave the E.U. may not bring recession to the U.S., but it could mark the end of a period of economic integration and open markets.


U.S. Presidential Race: ‘Brexit’ Revolt Casts a Shadow Over Hillary Clinton’s Cautious Path

Mrs. Clinton offers messages about stability that are similar to the ones put forth by the defeated “Remain” campaign in Britain’s referendum on leaving the European Union.


Is ‘Brexit’ the Precursor to a Donald Trump Presidency? Not So Fast

Some impulses that drove the vote to leave the European Union are at play in the presidential race, but the differences are just as stark.


The 2016 Race: Hillary Clinton’s Message: Yes, the Economy Is Messed Up. But I Can Fix It.

She embraced the economic discontent that has fueled the rise of her opponents, while presenting herself as the person most qualified to address it.