Economy - Most Commented


The trade deficit has widened to $41.9 billion

Jul 7, 2015
America tends to import more as the economy gets stronger.
Posted In: trade deficit, exports, manufacturing

Fast-changing metrics may spoil FOMC minutes

Jul 7, 2015
Current events may make any hint of a rate hike a moot point.
Posted In: Fed, The Federal Reserve, federal funding

The shoes that make the dancer

Jul 7, 2015
A ballet dancer talks about her pointe shoes.
Posted In: Pro Tool, dance, ballet
Customers exit a Starbucks location in New York.

Starbucks costs more bucks

Jul 7, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.
A student at the University of California, Berkeley eyes an organic salad bar at a university dining commons.

Salad market is a jolly green giant

Jul 5, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.
A Wal-Mart greeter waits to welcome customers to a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Walmart brings greeters back to the front door

Jul 3, 2015
Security with a smile.
Posted In: Walmart; retail

When "internet famous" turns into just "famous"

Jul 3, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching this holiday weekend.
President Richard Nixon waves to a supporter in Washington in 1973.

Richard Nixon 'wanted to be a good prince'

Jul 2, 2015
Author looks into the psyche of the anxious introvert who was 37th president.
Posted In: Richard Nixon, president, Watergate, economic policy
The share of working-age people who have a job or are looking for employment fell to its lowest level since the late '70s.

Jobs report in 4 charts: who's working, who's not

Jul 2, 2015
The labor force made up of people 25 to 54 years old is at a low point.
Posted In: labor market, labor, employees, millennials
Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson makes more money dead than alive. How?

Jul 2, 2015
He died in debt, but years later MJ is still performing and putting out hits.
Posted In: Michael Jackson, estate plan, Music