economic indicators


Pardon my (economic) language

Jul 16, 2014
Here's a new economic indicator for you: The frequency of CEO profanity.
Posted In: CEOs, economic indicators, recession, language

Wall Street is doing great. What about your street?

Nov 5, 2013
This year, the stock market has been doing great. But what about everyone else?
Posted In: stock market, economic indicators

The holiday shopping season is what's really spooky today

Oct 31, 2013
Economists are worried about consumers' moods as we head toward the end of the year.
Posted In: holiday shopping, economic indicators

Durable goods orders paint mixed picture

Oct 25, 2013
A little good news on the economic front. Maybe. Maybe?
Posted In: durable goods, economic indicators

Job growth was steady in September, but things could be better

Oct 22, 2013
Jason Furman, chair of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, reacts to today's jobs report.
Posted In: jobs report, economic indicators

Consumer spending and personal income rise in August

Sep 27, 2013
Today's economic indicators could be a positive sign for end-of-year growth.
Posted In: income, economic indicators

Unemployment applications near 6 year low

Sep 26, 2013
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level last week since June 2007.
Posted In: Unemployment, economic indicators

August was a nasty month to be a stock

Aug 30, 2013
Where the money shifted in August...
Posted In: economic indicators, stock market

Second quarter GDP revised upward

Aug 29, 2013
There's news today U.S. economy was surprisingly strong -- once upon a time.
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), economic indicators

Durable goods turn out to be a summer flop

Aug 26, 2013
Durable goods orders fell sharply in July.
Posted In: durable goods, economic indicators