Wages are rising, but inflation may have given workers a 2% pay cut

Average hourly wages grew 3.6% in June relative to last year, the most in over a decade. However, inflation essentially gave the average worker about a 2% pay cut, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Not everyone necessarily saw their"real wages" fall. The extent to which they did or didn't depends on many factors. […]

Robots and drones could feed us, tidy and DEFEND our homes in just 15 years

FAMILIES could eat meals designed by artificial intelligence and employ robots to do their washing and tidying around their 3D printed homes – in just 15 years, a new report claims. The Future Smart Energy Consumer, commissioned by Smart Energy GB to explore how smart meters are paving the way for future innovations, looks at […]

Oil falls following surge in US gasoline inventories

Fox Business Flash top headlines for April 7 Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Oil prices fell on Thursday after official figures showed a big increase in U.S. gasoline stocks, causing concerns about demand for crude weakening in the world's biggest consumer of the resource at a time when supplies around the world are rising. […]

Kamala Harris touts COVID-19 relief plan, March Madness surprises: 5 things to know Monday

Vice President Harris visits Jacksonville Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Jacksonville on Monday to tout the administration’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus plan, according to an administration source. It will be her first visit since crisscrossing Florida last fall during the presidential campaign. Harris’ stop in the Sunshine State is part of the administration’s “Help […]

COVID-19 Cases In The U.S. Cross 29 Million

The COVID-19 pandemic has so far infected over 29 million people in the United States, as the country continues to be worst hit by the pandemic in the world. With 40,340 new coronavirus cases reported in the U.S. in past 24 hours, the total number of cases in the country has breached the 29 million […]