Jul 24, 2013 As the low-paid service sector grows and the old middle-class shrinks -- can the 'middle out' approach help service workers?
Jul 24, 2013 Though explicitly mentioned only once, the philosophy of "middle-out" economics informed his entire speech, where he promised to “reverse the forces that have conspired against the middle class for decades.”
Jul 24, 2013 China’s factories are continuing to struggle, but Europe's economic activity is showing signs of life -- at least for the last month.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 22, 2013 President Obama returns to Knox College in Illinois to revive his push for economic growth.
Jul 10, 2013 Lots of European retailers have signed onto a new pact to institute stricter rules after the factory tragedy this year. Which U.S. companies will follow suit?
Jul 5, 2013 Honda sales are up and the company sales it expects to become a net exporter of vehicles from the U.S. by late next year.
Jul 1, 2013 With 2013 halfway done, how is the economy doing? Julia Coronado, chief North American economist BNP Paribas, shares her take.
Jun 28, 2013 The U.S. is suspending its trade benefits for Bangladesh. The Obama administration said the country has not moved quickly enough to address workplace safety following an eight-story factory collapse that killed over 1,000 workers.
Jun 26, 2013 Will the president's stop in Senegal signal new business relationships with West Africa?
Jun 6, 2013 It'll be President Obama's first visit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping since he took power in March. China Correspondent Rob Schmitz breaks down what's working — and not working — between the world's two biggest economies.