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Is there a tipping point for U.S. debt?

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.
Posted In: debt, federal budget, GDP

China aims high for economic growth

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.
Posted In: China, Wen Jiabao, GDP

GDP grows at weakest pace in 2 years

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.
Posted In: GDP, sequester, Housing

Phew! U.S. can't join the euro

Feb 15, 2013
A look at America's debt and deficit trouble through the lens of European economic standards.
Posted In: Eurozone, debt, GDP

Is a new global recession on the way?

Feb 14, 2013
A slew of GDP numbers out of Europe and Asia today paint a gory picture of the global economy.
Posted In: Europe, GDP, recession

U.S. economy shrinks for first time since 2009

Jan 30, 2013
GDP shrank 0.1 percent last quarter. Private investment rose, but government spending fell. That bodes ill if automatic budget cuts can’t be avoided.
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

GDP drops 0.1 percent but other economic indicators continue to rise

Jan 30, 2013
A Commerce Department report out today shows that GDP fell 0.1 percent last quarter, but consumer spending, business investment and employment continue to rise.
Posted In: GDP, Economy, consumer spending, investment, employment

China's economic growth drops to 13-year low

Jan 18, 2013
The world's fastest growing economy just posted it's worst growth figures in over a decade. Is it time to be concerned?
Posted In: China, China's Economy, GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

How does the U.S. stack up on economic growth?

Jan 4, 2013
When it comes to economic growth, is the U.S. more like China or like Europe?
Posted In: economic growth, GDP

U.S. economy is reaching a crossroads

Dec 20, 2012
The latest revision of third quarter GDP finds the U.S. economy growing even faster than we'd thought this summer -- 3.1 percent.
Posted In: GDP

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