Oct 5, 2012 When it comes to all of the different indicators used to measure the country’s economic health, especially during the election year, the unemployment rate is the Big Man on Campus.
Sep 27, 2012 Spain has unveiled an ambitious budget plan. Will it be enough to get the job done? Meanwhile, what does the mixed economic data in the U.S. mean for the economy?
Aug 28, 2012 Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains the difference between consumer confidence and consumer sentiment.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 6, 2012 What baristas and tailors and over-educated sandwich-makers tell us about the economy.
Feb 28, 2012 With Super Tuesday a week away, we wanted to know which measures of the economy are the ones to watch.
Sep 27, 2012 The dip in unemployment and job claims indicate optimism -- but wages fell sharply for the majority of American workers last year in a way that they haven't since 2007.
Jan 12, 2012 The Federal Reserve's Beige Book is a review of economic trends in the country. The Fed's method of gathering data on the economy is pretty simple, though: Just calling around and asking.
Jan 2, 2012 Today's data on global manufacturing was better than expected. Combine that with slightly better numbers on unemployment and housing last month, and analysts think the economy is, well, better.
Nov 3, 2011 There is word that Britain's center-right coalition government wants to make the happiness and well-being of the British public part of the...