Sep 4, 2012 As car makers report higher sales, a strengthening housing market can play a role.
Aug 23, 2012 New data from Gallup shows that 25 percent of Mississippi residents have struggled to feed their families at some point over the last 12 months. On average, 18 percent of respondents in the U.S. say they've lacked money for food at least once recently.
Aug 22, 2012 Conflicted news from Federal Reserve reflects tentative relationship drags on between Americans and their money.
Jul 18, 2012 In his new novel, "A Hologram for the King," Dave Eggers muses on manufacturing and the global economy though the eyes of a struggling American businessman in Saudi Arabia.
Jun 25, 2012 The good news: Households are reducing debts. The bad news: There remains a considerable way to go.
Jun 13, 2012 What should investors -- especially those in their 50s and 60s -- do with their already diminished retirement savings?
Jun 6, 2012 The recession has boosted the number of Americans on food stamps to 44 million.
Jun 4, 2012 May's jobs reports has worried investors worldwide about their short-term prospects. But there are more acute fears of a global slowdown, caused by what’s going on in Europe and emerging markets.
May 28, 2012 Last Groundhog Day we asked a couple economists to predict the economic future. Today we asked them to do it again.