Economy

Warm Weather Heats Up Hiring in January, but Unemployment Rises

The economy added a spectacular number of new jobs last month, while joblessness moved off its 50-year low.

Macy's to Close 125 Stores as Malls Fade, Rivals Gain Ground

The company also is cutting thousands of jobs, and is trying out smaller, strip-mall stores.

The States Where It’s Most Expensive to Exist

In many places, even an average salary isn't enough to survive.