What happens when you put a big-ticket item on top of the list of things to get ready for the holidays?

Chile’s economic woes have led to a sharp drop in tourists in the last three months, leaving many locals without work and leading to the country’s biggest protest in years.The protest comes amid an economic downturn and the collapse of a government-backed currency, the peso, that has left millions struggling to pay their rent and […]

Why are Americans losing jobs?

ROME — For decades, the U.S. has enjoyed an outsized influence on the global economy.That has led to a high level of wealth and a healthy number of people in the global middle class.But that influence has declined as the economy has slowed and the economy as a whole has grown more dependent on the […]