Stacey Vanek Smith
May 31, 2012 A study this morning from job outplacement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas found layoffs rose in May to their highest level in eight months.
May 31, 2012 The U.S. economy added less jobs than expected in May. At the same time, the number of workers filing for unemployment benefits rose, and the number of planned layoffs in hit an eight month high.
Apr 26, 2012 The Federal Reserve won't be taking any major new steps to help the economy at this time, and the reason is that the Fed expects the U.S. economy to grow at about 3 percent this year.
Apr 13, 2012 The last three months in China were the worst for the country’s economic growth since 2009 -- 8.1 percent GDP, compared with 8.9 percent last quarter.
Apr 13, 2012 Imagine if the U.S. Economy grew at 8.1 percent a year instead of the 3 perecent we've been living with. But in China this means slower growth recorded in the first three months of the year.
Apr 3, 2012 A new report of the world's happiest countries helps point to factors besides GDP that help contribute to a happy population.
Mar 16, 2012 Professor Stephen J. Rose says it's not about how much things cost, but how much they cost relatively.
Mar 19, 2012 Commentator Teresa Amabile on the misconceived correlation between paychecks and joy.
Feb 29, 2012 The Department of Commerce revised its gross domestic product report for the last quarter of 2011, revealing more evidence that the U.S. economy could be entering a new phase of recovery.