Mar 22, 2012 Yesterday, Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal sat down with President Obama to speak about health care, energy, and the economy at large. Kai asked the president to make the case for why his economic policies have been good for America.
Mar 22, 2012 On a two-day trip to promote his energy policy, President Obama said the nation must invest in alternative energy or cede leadership to China. He called on Congress to help create jobs by providing more aid to struggling homeowners and investing more in infrastructure.
Mar 6, 2012 Markets reacted badly to China cutting its growth estimate to 7.5% but changes could allow Chinese consumers to buy more of their own products.
Mar 5, 2012 Premier Wen Jiabao of China announced that growth would be only 7.5 percent, a number that falls below what is considered a critical growth rate for keeping the Chinese population happy.
Mar 5, 2012 In China today, the government lowered the country's growth forecast for the year to 7.5 percent. That's the first target under 8 percent since 2005.
Heidi N. Moore
Feb 17, 2012 Economic data indicate our economy is warming up. But how might Europe's problems affect America's recovery?
Feb 16, 2012 Commentator Megan McArdle says no president has that much control over the economy.
Feb 3, 2012 Many college grads feel betrayed when they can't find a job commensurate with their education. But Ramit Sethi of "I Will Teach You To Be Rich" says that it is possible to get your dream job -- if you're willing to work for it.
Feb 3, 2012 What if the U.S. economy is becoming the economic engine that keeps the global economy out of recession?