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.
Mar 30, 2012 Consumer spending was the big surprise of the morning. The government said Americans spent 0.8 percent more in February.
Mar 16, 2012 Professor Stephen J. Rose says it's not about how much things cost, but how much they cost relatively.
Mar 12, 2012 Commentator Liz Herman says we need to find a way to both reduce the deficit and spend the right amount on social services.
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.
Jan 30, 2012 The news that Americans are saving more is a mixed blessing, and could also increase our risk of deflation.
Jan 30, 2012 After similar legislation failed in California, Texas, and Illinois, a lawmaker in Florida is hoping to ban the use of food stamps to buy soda, candy, and other junk food.