Weekly Wrap - Most Recent
May 3, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 165,000 jobs last month, beating analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, the lowest since December of 2008.
Apr 26, 2013
The GDP growth of 2.5 percent falls short of what economists had predicted. But does that mean bad news for the economy?
Apr 19, 2013
Two economists admit they made a mistake in a paper largely referenced to in the country's budget policy decisions. And the deficit-cutting duo of Simpson and Bowles release a new plan.
Apr 12, 2013
Analyzing the week's news on Wall Street and beyond.
Apr 5, 2013
The March jobs report disappoints, with only 88,000 jobs added. Analysts point to the sequester as a reason for the drop after a strong February.
Mar 29, 2013
An SAC Capital trader was charged today with securities fraud, allegedly short-selling stocks based on inside information
Mar 15, 2013
JPMorgan executives testified to the Senate on the company's estimated $6.3 billion loss related to risky trades and a banker known as the London Whale.
Mar 8, 2013
Looking at the jobs numbers in the full context of the country's economic recovery.
Mar 1, 2013
The now-infamous sequestration -- $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts -- kicks in today.
Feb 1, 2013
The Labor Department reported that 157,000 jobs were created in January, but also revealed an uptick in unemployment to 7.9 percent.