May 10, 2013 Whether it's lottery tickets, bar tabs or lunch dates, we all have something we spend money on that we think we shouldn't. But according to personal finance expert Paula Pant, waste is in the eye of the beholder.
May 6, 2015 "A little bit of inflation is our friend, not our enemy," says Prof. David Blanchflower
May 1, 2013 In February, we declared inflation dead after years of easy monetary policy and negligible consumer price increases. As the Federal Reserve concludes yet another meeting to keep inflation six feet under, we ask if it's time to bring inflation back from the dead.
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 26, 2013 With all the dysfunction in government and economies, why should a 2.5 percent increase in GDP sound bad?
Apr 26, 2013 U.S. GDP grew at an annual pace of 2.5 percent in the first quarter, disappointing investors and many economists. But why is GDP growth necessary?
Apr 22, 2013 Chase announces a new initiative meant to encourage personal finance literacy. But what's behind it?
Apr 22, 2013 The U.S. economy will grow by 3 percent this summer, due to a change in the data used to calculate GDP.
Apr 18, 2013 Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics sends hundreds of workers out to stores to gather prices of about 80,000 goods and services. But there's a new computer program that combs through the Internet and grabs prices.
Apr 15, 2013 After a dazzling rise to more than $1,900 an ounce, the yellow metal has clearly lost its luster. The price of bullion has slumped by 10 percent since the end of last week, down to $1,420 an ounce.