Read these reports to understand the financial forces that affect daily American life. Discover how exports and imports impact US taxes and debt, plus learn about inflation and other economic indicators.
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Military spouses, 90.3% of whom are women, are more likely to be unemployed than the general population.
More and more older Americans are working later in life. Factors like increased life expectancy and decreased savings rates may play a role.
The economic contributions of the space industry grew 17% between 2012 and 2021.
From 2016 to 2022, the homeownership rate grew more for people under 35 than any other age group.
Material moving was the most common trade job in 2022, employing 7.9 million people.
People with bachelor's degrees earned an average of $100,000 in 2022 — more than people without a degree, but less than those with advanced degrees.
The Securities and Exchange Commission plays an important role in regulating the American economy by governing financial industries.
Over 24 million mothers of children younger than 18 are in the labor force. Nursing and teaching are the most common professions for working moms.
The recycling industry is responsible for hundreds of thousands of jobs, despite recent declines in recycling rates.
Soybeans were the nation’s top export to China in 2022, making up 11.6% of overall export value.