Jun 5, 2013
Trash and lipstick tell the story of the economy. What else?
Aug 16, 2012
How does our garbage relate to our GDP? Economist Michael McDonough has worked out the GDP-to-trash economic indicator.
Feb 28, 2012
Durable goods, ranging from computers to refrigerators to planes, fell in January. But it doesn’t necessarily mean the economy is sputtering.
Feb 22, 2012
Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan put together a consumer sentiment survey, which serves as an important economic indicator for the U.S.
Feb 6, 2012
The Dow is now up almost 100 percent from its low in March 2009, and down just 9 percent from the highest point it ever reached in 2007.
Jan 26, 2012
The Conference Board is making changes to its leading economic index, taking into account the complexities of the financial marketplace.
Dec 21, 2010
The first figures from the U.S. Census are out today. Eve Troeh looks at how the census population numbers will affect how federal funding will be...
Aug 2, 2010
An online service from Google that measures the popularity of search terms may reveal a coming double-dip recession, or at least a slump in car s...