Oct 31, 2013 Nigeria could soon pass South Africa to become Africa’s biggest economy, but only because it’s changing how it calculates its GDP.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 15, 2013 While most Americans are worried about what might happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt obligations on Thursday, many argue the damage has already been done.
May 6, 2015 For personal purposes, there is a difference between 'good debt' and 'bad debt' -- but can the government make the same distinction?
Sep 27, 2013 Whenever debates over the budget rage in Washington, leaders can't help but say the government should balance their budget as well as a household. But that analogy might not always hold water.
May 6, 2015 The government is considering raising the debt ceiling -- again. But what exactly is the debt ceiling: Watch an explainer to understand what's at stake and what it means for you and me.
Sep 26, 2013 It turns out the government can do more with Big Data than just spy -- they can use it to save money, too.
Sep 4, 2013 The discount retail chain reported better than expected profits today and its stock is up almost five percent at the moment.
Aug 29, 2013 There's news today U.S. economy was surprisingly strong -- once upon a time.
Aug 2, 2013 The economy added 162,000 jobs in July while GDP in the second quarter grew at a 1.7% annual rate. So, what's the relationship between jobs and growth?