Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 22, 2013 Caterpillar reported disappointing earnings this morning. The heavy-equipment maker announced its profits are down 45 percent and also cut its forecast for the rest of the year.
Mar 29, 2013 Marketplace Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell joins Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the state of infrastructure in the U.S. and whether the country can afford to improve it.
Mar 22, 2013 As the housing market recovers, prices for some construction and building materials reach pre-bust highs
Mar 22, 2013 Mayors along the Mississippi River say more funding is needed to shore up aging infrastructure.
Mar 12, 2013 Mega-commuters spend hours each day getting to and from work -- are you one of them?
Feb 26, 2013 Despite a 46 percent jump in softwood lumber prices, many timber companies are wary to head into the forests.
Feb 25, 2013 More cities are turning to handheld devices and smartphone apps to make it easier for you to feed the parking meter.
Feb 14, 2013 Many school districts around the country are making use of capital appreciation bonds, long-term bonds that can put them into debt for far more than they initially borrowed.
Feb 13, 2013 Spending on infrastructure and education can help fuel future growth.