Jul 12, 2012 The Presidential race this week can be summed up in a few words: Outsourcing, wealth, taxes, and jobs. How are American voters responding the latest week's news?
Jul 2, 2012 There's news this morning that folks who do the ordering at factories are increasingly wary. The Markit U.S. Purchasing Managers Index was a disappointment, its worst showing since late 2010.
Jul 2, 2012 Exports have been one of the few bright spots in the U.S. recovery, but they're slowing down.
Jul 2, 2012 In Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto of Institutional Revolutionary Party has taken the presidency. He inherits an economy that's on the upswing, and Americans may soon be buying a lot more "Made in Mexico" goods.
Jun 27, 2012 Metros with high-tech, manufacturing and reviving housing sectors also recover faster.
Jun 21, 2012 A report says more than half of American companies are having trouble finding enough skilled workers to hire. Why don’t employers train workers instead?
Jun 21, 2012 Marketplace's Chris Farrell argues that this recovery is more similar to the jobless recoveries of the 1990s and 2000s than of the 1980s and 1970s, and he talks about what to expect going forward.
Jun 5, 2012 Stanford economist John Taylor, formerly with the Bush administration, discusses what needs to be done to solve the United States' economic problems.
Jun 4, 2012 Figures coming out of China are showing a slowdown in manufacturing signalling that Western consumers are buying less.