How does today's economic recovery stack up?

Oct 11, 2012
Republicans have been calling it the weakest recovery in U.S. history, but comparing recessions and recoveries has become incredibly controversial because, as in the case of much of economics, it all depends.
Posted In: housing market, recession, recovery

Numbers still point to lukewarm economic recovery

Aug 22, 2012
Conflicted news from Federal Reserve reflects tentative relationship drags on between Americans and their money.
Posted In: Economy, recovery

Gas and oil fuel cities to rebound

Jun 27, 2012
Metros with high-tech, manufacturing and reviving housing sectors also recover faster.
Posted In: New Orleans, cities, recession, recovery

This economic recovery will be a jobless one

Jun 21, 2012
Marketplace's Chris Farrell argues that this recovery is more similar to the jobless recoveries of the 1990s and 2000s than of the 1980s and 1970s, and he talks about what to expect going forward.
Posted In: Unemployment, jobless, recovery

Fixing the weak U.S. economy requires more long-term policy

Jun 5, 2012
Stanford economist John Taylor, formerly with the Bush administration, discusses what needs to be done to solve the United States' economic problems.
Posted In: global economy, John Taylor, recovery

In economic recovery, the rich recover more

May 16, 2012
The middle-class has lost significant wealth for the long term. The wealthy -- not so much.
Posted In: recovery

How President Obama handled the recovery

Mar 2, 2012
A new book explains why the Obama administration didn't go far enough to encourage economic recovery.
Posted In: stimulus, President Obama, recovery, recession

Economy changes like the weather

Mar 1, 2012
But is the mild winter cooking the books?
Posted In: weather, recovery

GDP growth isn't fast enough

Jan 27, 2012
The government said this morning that the U.S. economy grew at a rate of 2.8 percent in the last three months of 2011. What does this say about our recovery?
Posted In: recovery

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