Jul 17, 2012 Americans spent less on cars, computers and other retail items in June, held back by concerns about job stability and the global economy.
Jul 5, 2012 Ahead of tomorrow's June jobs report, data today shows the number of planned job cuts at U.S. companies has dropped to the lowest level in 13 months.
Jul 5, 2012 A Japanese government report on the Fukushima nuclear crisis puts the blame squarely on culture -- namely, a cozy relationship between politicians, regulators and the nuclear power industry. It goes so far as to suggest the accident might have occurred even without an earthquake and tsunami.
Jul 3, 2012 Some sobering news on the latest economic data and what's trading like ahead of the 4th of July holiday?
Jul 2, 2012 The new government initiative could lift the land of the rising sun to second place among the world's solar energy markets.
Jun 27, 2012 Metros with high-tech, manufacturing and reviving housing sectors also recover faster.
Jun 26, 2012 A government plan would increase the nation's sales tax from 5 percent to 10 percent. Critics say this would affect consumer spending.
Jun 12, 2012 A new report from the Federal Reserve shows that the median net worth of the American househeld is down 40 percent since 2007 and income is down 7 percent.
Jun 12, 2012 The index of Small Business Optimism fell by a tenth of a percent last month, but small businesses that weathered the recession may finally be beginning to hire.