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May shows dismal employment numbers

May 31, 2012
The U.S. economy added less jobs than expected in May. At the same time, the number of workers filing for unemployment benefits rose, and the number of planned layoffs in hit an eight month high.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs, GDP

Fed holds off on new steps to help U.S. economy

Apr 26, 2012
The Federal Reserve won't be taking any major new steps to help the economy at this time, and the reason is that the Fed expects the U.S. economy to grow at about 3 percent this year.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, GDP, Ben Bernanke

China GDP growth at lowest level since 2009

Apr 13, 2012
The last three months in China were the worst for the country’s economic growth since 2009 -- 8.1 percent GDP, compared with 8.9 percent last quarter.
Posted In: China, GDP

Slamming the brakes on China's GDP growth

Apr 13, 2012
Imagine if the U.S. Economy grew at 8.1 percent a year instead of the 3 perecent we've been living with. But in China this means slower growth recorded in the first three months of the year.
Posted In: China, GDP

The money illusion

Mar 16, 2012
Professor Stephen J. Rose says it's not about how much things cost, but how much they cost relatively.
Posted In: GDP, consumer prices, spending, inflation

Fourth quarter GDP revised up to 3%

Feb 29, 2012
The Department of Commerce revised its gross domestic product report for the last quarter of 2011, revealing more evidence that the U.S. economy could be entering a new phase of recovery.
Posted In: Gross Domestic Product (GDP), GDP

GDP growth 2.8% in fourth quarter of 2011

Jan 27, 2012
GDP growth is getting stronger each quarter. But why was the growth slower than we expected at the end of 2011?
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

GDP: Good, but not great

Jan 27, 2012
The nation's gross domestic product -- the value of all goods and services produced -- grew at an annual rate of 2.8 percent in the fourth quarter, the fastest pace since the second quarter of 2010.
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Those delicate 'green shoots' of the economy

Jan 27, 2012
We all hear about economic indicators all the time, but perhaps we don’t question them as much as we should.
Posted In: recovery, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), GDP

China's high GDP growth hard to compare to U.S.

Jan 17, 2012
China said today that its economy grew 9.2 percent last year, while our economy was growing at rate of less than 2 percent for most of last year.
Posted In: China, GDP, growth

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