Economy - Most Recent


A visitor and the ever-present logo at the official opening party in 2012 of Google's Berlin offices.

Google News to shut down in Spain

Dec 11, 2014
Donde esta Google News? Here are the numbers we're watching for Thursday.
United Auto Workers walk along the assembly line at Ford's Chicago assembly plant.

Autoworkers want to make up for long wage freeze

Dec 10, 2014
Automakers' profits are up, in part because assembly-line wages are down.
Posted In: UAW, car factories, labor union, contracts

I'm just a (trillion dollar spending) bill

Dec 10, 2014
The numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
An abandoned home stands against the Detroit skyline in September 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.

Resignation to signal end of a rocky era for Detroit

Dec 9, 2014
Detroit's "emergency manager" is expected to resign. And once-bankrupt city will finish fiscal year in the black.
Posted In: Detroit, financial emergency, debt
Janet Yellen listens as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in Washington, DC.

The thinking behind the Fed's next move

Dec 9, 2014
Some are expecting a signal that interest rates will go up soon.
Posted In: The Fed, Federal Reserve, Open Market Committee, global economy
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

Greek election move rattles investors

Dec 9, 2014
Greece's prime minister moves presidential election forward, hoping it will help his candidate and policies.
Posted In: Greece, Economy, antonis samaras, syriza party

An oversupply of oil isn't all good

Dec 9, 2014
Too much oil means prices fall, but also oil companies cutting back.
Posted In: BP, big oil, oil prices
Outside view of the Sony headquarters building in Tokyo.

The Sony hack continues

Dec 9, 2014
Here are the numbers we're watching and reading for Tuesday.

Growing wages, job creation, and your money

Dec 8, 2014
Has the job market changed for you?
Posted In: jobs report, wage growth
A shopper pays cash for sales merchandise at the Lakeline Mall in Austin, Texas.

Why a strong dollar's a dud for indebted foreign firms

Dec 8, 2014
The dollar is up. Great news, right? Maybe not if you’re an emerging economy.
Posted In: the dollar, global economy, borrowing, emerging economy