May 3, 2013 Economists don't agree on whether higher wages boost the economy, or discourage employers from hiring.
May 3, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting the economy added 165,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, beating analyst expectations.
May 2, 2013 The rate at which Americans are quitting their jobs is rising. That can be a good sign for the economic and labor market outlook.
May 2, 2013 The European Central Bank (ECB) has cut interest rates to a record low of 0.5 percent. But how much stimulus can the ECB really provide?
May 1, 2013 The hidden side the unemployment numbers? Folks with advanced degrees are climbing down the ladder.
May 1, 2013 The Federal Reserve isn't expected to lower rates any more than it already has.
Apr 26, 2013 The GDP growth of 2.5 percent falls short of what economists had predicted. But does that mean bad news for the economy?
Apr 19, 2013 Two economists admit they made a mistake in a paper largely referenced to in the country's budget policy decisions. And the deficit-cutting duo of Simpson and Bowles release a new plan.
Apr 12, 2013 Analyzing the week's news on Wall Street and beyond.