Feb 13, 2013 The New York Times Washington bureau chief talks about the choices we have to make with respect to our debt and the national deficit.
Feb 8, 2013 The nation’s trade deficit plunged in December, likely giving the U.S. economy an unexpected boost to round out the year.
Feb 8, 2013 Other countries may not be buying as much of our stuff, but our buying more of theirs is an indication of consumer strength.
Feb 8, 2013 When fears about the stock market boiled over during the economic crash, investors turned to bonds. More than a $1 trillion has gone to buying bonds since 2009, but things are turning around again. Are we on the verge of a bond bubble burst?
Feb 7, 2013 Productivity fell at the end of last year at the fastest pace in two years -- about 2 percent.
Feb 6, 2013 As investors pour money into stocks, there are fears that the bond market could suffer. How should you adjust your portfolio?
Feb 1, 2013 The Dow jumped almost 6 percent in January -- its best start to the year since 1994. Does this mean the individual investor has returned to the stock market?
Feb 1, 2013 January unemployment numbers will help economists figure out which direction the economy is headed.
Jan 31, 2013 According to a new report, January layoffs were up 24 percent from December but down 24 percent from the previous year, which could indicate relatively low unemployment rates for the month. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is scheduled to release the latest unemployment numbers on Friday.
Jan 31, 2013 When asked about how the economy directly impacts their lives, most Americans give the obvious answers -- and a couple of surprises too.