Jan 12, 2012 The Federal Reserve's Beige Book is a review of economic trends in the country. The Fed's method of gathering data on the economy is pretty simple, though: Just calling around and asking.
Jan 12, 2012 The minutes of Alan Greenspan's last meeting as chairman of the Federal Reserve were released today. It reveals some praising words from then-president of the New York Federal Reserve, Timothy Geithner.
Jan 23, 2012 This year's holiday season was slightly bigger by volume, but the week after the holidays saw a bit of a slide.
Jan 11, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says they can be for President Obama.
Jan 6, 2012 In Europe, some countries in the north are doing well while in southern countries like Italy and Spain, unemployment is skyrocketing.
Jan 6, 2012 The nation's economy added 200,000 jobs in the month of December, while the jobless rate ticked down to 8.5 percent.
Jan 6, 2012 The December jobs report showed that 200,000 new jobs were created in the month, and the unemployment rate dropped to 8.5, the lowest rate since February 2009.
Jan 6, 2012 The economy continues to add jobs, but not fast enough to make campaigning easy for President Obama. The government is about to reveal how many hours people work on average each week. Many businesses aren't happy about a move to start registering an expanded number of web suffixes next week. Alternative sentencing through special problem-solving courts is better for the job prospects and earning potential of offenders.
Jan 27, 2012 Economy continues to add jobs, but not fast enough to make campaigning easy for President Obama.