May 3, 2013 Economists don't agree on whether higher wages boost the economy, or discourage employers from hiring.
Mar 29, 2013 Oil companies say new EPA rules on sulfur levels in gas will increase prices several cents a gallon, but higher refining costs could play out many ways.
Mar 14, 2013 The producer price index -- prices received by U.S. companies -- rose 0.7 percent last month, its largest uptick in five months. Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains what's behind the rise and whether the U.S. should be worried about inflation.
Feb 22, 2013 The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is up to $3.78, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report.
Feb 20, 2013 Gas prices have risen 45 cents in the past month, but one gas station owner says he isn't making much profit from it.
Feb 20, 2013 The gas tax helps pay for our roads; and we’re not collecting as much money as we need.
Jan 29, 2013 Some economists predict immigration reform will have little effect on wages -- and might even bring higher pay.
Jan 4, 2013 Alan Krueger, chair of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, weighs in on the government's December jobs report
Jan 2, 2013 Economist Paul Krugman talks about a new direction in 'the technology universe' that has taken shape over the last decade.