Oct 25, 2013 One robust sector of the economy is how much we're spending on our pets.
Oct 17, 2013 The aftermath of the debt ceiling debacle: consumer confidence is shaken, companies aren't spending, interest rates will rise, the nation's credit rating is in jeopardy, and GDP growth takes a hit.
Oct 16, 2013 Some recent studies suggest that changing climates could produce dull colors in future years. How much might that hurt the economies of states like Vermont, North Carolina, and Wisconsin?
Sep 9, 2013 Flood protection uses construction techniques developed by the oil industry. Coastal protection in Louisiana grows into an export industry.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 9, 2013 President Obama's effort to convince America to take action on Syria involves six TV appearances today and a primetime address tomorrow. What's that kind of exposure worth?
Aug 27, 2013 Consumer confidence increased in August, outpacing economists’ predictions.
Aug 6, 2013 What's behind the Obama administration's decision to overturn an International Trade Commission ban in favor of Apple?
Jul 30, 2013 A brand new Amazon Kindle Single e-book featuring none other than the president.
Jul 24, 2013 As the low-paid service sector grows and the old middle-class shrinks -- can the 'middle out' approach help service workers?