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According to the Federal Reserve Bank, growth of the U.S. gross domestic product - the value of goods and services produced in the U.S. - has slowed for the first quarter of 2015.

GDP suffers what's becoming a seasonal slowdown

Apr 29, 2015
Q1 GDP growth is slower than the rest of the year, again, and lower than expected.
Posted In: GDP, Economy, algorithms, weather

Life inside the cloister

Apr 24, 2015
Life inside the Monastery of the Angels in Hollywood.
Posted In: nuns, Economy, invisible, hidden, Maura Weiler

Latvia's Russian minority not separatist

Mar 31, 2015
Latvia's Russian-speaking minority prefers economic stability to separatism.
Posted In: latvia, Russia, Economy
Digital screen displays China's stock market prices.

Paths to prosperity from around the world

Mar 20, 2015
The reporters who traveled the world for "Six Routes" tell their stories.
Posted In: economic mobility, Nigeria, New Delhi, China. Germany, Economy, world economies

Small town hopes to rescue itself by selling pot

Mar 20, 2015
North Bonneville, Wash., is the first U.S. town to open its own marijuana shop.
Posted In: Economy, marijuana, State of Washington

As consumer prices fall, we may be buying more with less

Jan 14, 2015
Falling gas prices mean people have more money, but are they spending it?
Posted In: retail sales, gas prices, Economy
The skyline of Washington, D.C.

Leading indicators released for the month

Dec 18, 2014
Unlike lagging indicators, these give us a snapshot of the economy as it stands.
Posted In: leading indicators, lagging indicators, Economy, US economy
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

Greek election move rattles investors

Dec 9, 2014
Greece's prime minister moves presidential election forward, hoping it will help his candidate and policies.
Posted In: Greece, Economy, antonis samaras, syriza party

Inside the 'investor economy'

Dec 3, 2014
It's been a banner year for corporate bond issuance and American stocks. Meanwhile, commodity prices are falling precipitously. What unites them all? Investors.
Posted In: investor, market, Economy

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