economic growth


How does the U.S. stack up on economic growth?

Jan 4, 2013
When it comes to economic growth, is the U.S. more like China or like Europe?
Posted In: economic growth, GDP

The hidden side of U.S. economic growth: Is it over?

Oct 3, 2012
As President Obama and Mitt Romney practice their talking points and zingers on the American economy, Freakonomics reveals why we may never get big-time economic growth back.
Posted In: economic growth, Economy, Election 2012

Weekly Wrap: Is it still the economy, stupid?

Sep 21, 2012
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: between 47 percent of Americans and Romney's tax returns, are we still talking about the economy?
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, economic growth, 2012 elections

Taxing the rich is good for the economy

Apr 18, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says increased tax revenue greases the wheels of economic growth
Posted In: Taxes, fairness, economic growth, the wealthy

The Obama interview: The 'recipe for economic growth'

Mar 22, 2012
Yesterday, Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal sat down with President Obama to speak about health care, energy, and the economy at large. Kai asked the president to make the case for why his economic policies have been good for America.
Posted In: economic growth, President Obama

Is China's slow growth estimate a bad thing?

Mar 6, 2012
Markets reacted badly to China cutting its growth estimate to 7.5% but changes could allow Chinese consumers to buy more of their own products.
Posted In: China, economic growth

China's slowing growth rate not meeting expectations

Mar 5, 2012
Premier Wen Jiabao of China announced that growth would be only 7.5 percent, a number that falls below what is considered a critical growth rate for keeping the Chinese population happy.
Posted In: China, economic growth, export

Chinese government lowers growth forecast for year

Mar 5, 2012
In China today, the government lowered the country's growth forecast for the year to 7.5 percent. That's the first target under 8 percent since 2005.
Posted In: China, economic growth

MIDDAY UPDATE: Price spikes in agricultural commodities, Companies to watch in 2011

Jan 13, 2011
The price of agricultural commodities has spiked since last summer, according to a report from the U.S. Agriculture Department. Increasing demand...
Posted In: Agriculture, commodities, corn, demand, economic growth, Fastenal, Food, food prices, food riots, Manpower, mid-day update, Qualcomm, wheat

The economy's growing, but the jobs aren't coming

Nov 23, 2010
And this final note. We talked earlier with John Cassidy about what's changed on Wall Street in the two years since the financial meltdown....
Posted In: corporate profits, economic growth, GDP, Jobs