Nov 29, 2012 Though the latest GDP numbers are up and jobless claims are down, the economic details tell a gloomier story.
Oct 31, 2012 As stricken homeowners dig out, home-improvement sales should see a boost.
Oct 26, 2012 The government is estimating U.S. GDP grew two percent for the past three months. The figure is better than economists had expected -- but then again, they weren't expecting much.
Oct 15, 2012 U.S. retail sales rose 1.1 percent in September with Americans spending more on cars, electronics and gas.
Sep 20, 2012 Mitt Romney and President Obama will be crisscrossing the state of Florida today. In recent weeks, one issue is becoming central to the campaign: Whether the government is over-regulating business.
Sep 10, 2012 It's said the new gadget, expected to be released on Wednesday, could add between a quarter and a half a percentage point to fourth-quarter GDP.
Aug 30, 2012 The government said this morning that consumer spending grew 0.4 percent last month.
Aug 30, 2012 NYC, you are the worst offender. In Wisconsin, on the other hand, kids apparently get by in hand-me-downs, playing with discarded pieces of string.
Aug 16, 2012 How does our garbage relate to our GDP? Economist Michael McDonough has worked out the GDP-to-trash economic indicator.