Apr 26, 2013
With all the dysfunction in government and economies, why should a 2.5 percent increase in GDP sound bad?
Apr 26, 2013
U.S. GDP grew at an annual pace of 2.5 percent in the first quarter, disappointing investors and many economists. But why is GDP growth necessary?
Apr 22, 2013
The U.S. economy will grow by 3 percent this summer, due to a change in the data used to calculate GDP.
Apr 15, 2013
China’s economy continues to rev, but certainly slower than many had anticipated this past quarter. Growth came in at 7.7 percent, down two tenths from the previous quarter.
Mar 28, 2013
Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss whether the crisis in Cyprus will spread and how the U.S. economy is faring.
Mar 25, 2013
High debt equals low growth, right? That's a widely-held belief among the political class, supported by well-funded bipartisan PR campaigns. But many economists just don't agree.
Mar 5, 2013
China's National People's Congress convenes today as it concludes its once-in-a-decade transition of power. In his final address to the Congress, outgoing Premier Wen Jiabao set an ambitious economic growth target of 7.5 percent.
Feb 28, 2013
The government has revised its latest GDP figures, saying the economy grew at a rate of 0.1 percent during the last three months of 2012. The increase was the weakest GDP performance in two years.
Feb 15, 2013
A look at America's debt and deficit trouble through the lens of European economic standards.