Jun 13, 2013 The Obama Administration successfully lobbied the EU to do away with a proposed data privacy measure, according to a report in the Financial Times. The exclusion would make it easier for the U.S. to spy on EU citizens.
Jun 10, 2013 President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have wrapped up their California summit. The big breakthrough of the summit wasn’t on cybersecurity or trade, but on climate change.
Jun 7, 2013 The May jobs report showed increased hiring, but with a few caveats.
Jun 7, 2013 New revelations show the federal government’s spying program isn’t contained to just telecommunications giant Verizon.
Jun 7, 2013 Alan Krueger, chairman of the president's council of economic advisers, discusses the latest jobs report and what it means for the recovery.
Jun 7, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 175,000 jobs last month, edging out analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked up to 7.6 percent.
Jun 7, 2013 Economists see an improvement in consumer confidence, partly driven by the stock market and rising home prices.
Jun 7, 2013 Their governments may not want to publicize the cost of President Obama's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Sunnylands, but local business owners are looking forward to a mini-economic boom.
Jun 6, 2013 Uncertainty over the Federal Reserve's next move is throwing investors for a loop and unsettling markets. Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, explains what the 'Fed Dread' is all about.