Jan 25, 2012 Natural disasters at home and abroad contributed to the country having fewer exports than imports.
Jan 10, 2012 Chinese exports took a hit in the last year because of the European debt crisis, while the export market suffered as Chinese consumers bought less.
Jan 11, 2012 One thing we'll be hearing a lot about this election year is ways to grow the economy. Small businesses are looking for their share of the action, but could that have unintended consequences?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 28, 2011 A strike by the union representing office building workers hasn't happened in more than a decade, but Occupy Wall Street and the 99 percent mentality have given union members more confidence lately.
Peter van Dyk
Dec 15, 2011 After years of bickering over terms, Russia is getting an invitation to join the World Trade Organization. WTO ministers start a three day meeting in Geneva today.
Nov 10, 2011 The Marketplace Daily Pulse is down today on news that the number of metal containers coming off boats has dropped on the biggest shipping route ...
Aug 9, 2011 Not that any strikes don't. 45,000 workers are on strike, slowing down repairs and installations. The Wall Street Journal reports: "The vast...
Feb 10, 2011 The U.S. Labor Department this morning announced weekly jobless claims fell to 383,000, the lowest level in nearly three years....