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The Apple logo hangs on the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue on August 5, 2015 in New York City.

Apple, iPhone and the Chinese economy

Aug 26, 2015
Call it 'Sinodependency.'
Posted In: apple, China, stock market, Economy
Traders signal offers in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange on Monday in Chicago, Illinois. Uncertainty among traders after big losses in the Asian markets caused a sharp drop in the S&P at the open.

Stop worrying about China

Aug 24, 2015
The U.S. is not dependent on the Chinese economy.
Posted In: China, Economy, stock markets, U.S.
Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation in California.

The long party for commodity producers is so over

Aug 24, 2015
Commodities run in long cycles, with booms sustained by a historical event.
Posted In: China, commodities, stock markets, Economy, corporations
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday in New York City. As the global economy continues to react from events in China, markets dropped significantly around the world on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly droppe

Tweeting the market plunge

Aug 24, 2015
With world markets experiencing losses, Twitter chimed in on the global economic panic.
Posted In: China, stock market, Economy, Dow Jones

What presidential candidates are not saying

Aug 7, 2015
Many debaters skated by with the minimum response when asked about the economy.
Posted In: GOP, debate, Economy

How to approach a growing job market

Jun 26, 2015
What if you want to improve your current gig?
Posted In: Jobs, employment, Economy

Cuba Libre

Jun 12, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace look at how the Cuban economy has changed in the last few years.
Posted In: cuba, Economy, change
May's retail sales number looks good on the surface.

Good retail sales don't necessarily mean all's well

Jun 11, 2015
Retail sales numbers look good, but there are reasons to be skeptical.
Posted In: Retail, Health, numbers, Economy, forecast, lagging indicators
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

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