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

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

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)

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

GDP third quarter revisions coming

Dec 22, 2011
Economists expect third quarter GDP grew at around 2 percent. But if all goes well, it'll be even higher in the fourth quarter.
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

PODCAST: GDP revised, bear-ing the Mexican border

Dec 22, 2011
In the U.S., Gross Domestic Product revisions are out today, and the hope is that the number will keep improving as long as problems in Europe, and Washington, don't stunt that growth. In one North Carolina town, local business play nice to help each other out during recession. The Lone Star State loses as many as half a billion trees in 2011, and that's not including the wildfires. And in this week's Attitude Check, we look at how Americans are really feeling about the potential payroll tax cut extension.
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), weekly jobless

The debts of households, companies and governments

Dec 1, 2011
And how they influence a country's GDP.
Posted In: Gross Domestic Product (GDP), GDP

PODCAST: What the super committee lost, Egypt's revolutionary flare up

Nov 22, 2011
We speak to the President of Panama Ricardo Martinelli about how the debt crises in the U.S. and Europe are affecting his country, and how Panama is continuing to grow. Reporter Mitchell Hartman shows us one place that was shaken to its core by the housing crisis. And what does the OWN network need to do to succeed?
Posted In: Egypt, super committee, GDP


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