economic indicators


Why lower unemployment doesn't mean higher inflation

Oct 3, 2014
Inflation hawks see the specter of higher wages and prices in lower unemployment numbers, as workers gain leverage versus bosses.
Posted In: inflation, Jobs, economic indicators

The JOLTS report, or how secure you feel about your job

Sep 9, 2014
What this report tells us outside the numbers.
Posted In: Jobs, Labor Department, Unemployment, economic indicators

Pardon my (economic) language

Jul 16, 2014
Here's a new economic indicator for you: The frequency of CEO profanity.
Posted In: CEOs, economic indicators, recession, language

Wall Street is doing great. What about your street?

Nov 5, 2013
This year, the stock market has been doing great. But what about everyone else?
Posted In: stock market, economic indicators

The holiday shopping season is what's really spooky today

Oct 31, 2013
Economists are worried about consumers' moods as we head toward the end of the year.
Posted In: holiday shopping, economic indicators

Durable goods orders paint mixed picture

Oct 25, 2013
A little good news on the economic front. Maybe. Maybe?
Posted In: durable goods, economic indicators

Job growth was steady in September, but things could be better

Oct 22, 2013
Jason Furman, chair of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, reacts to today's jobs report.
Posted In: jobs report, economic indicators

Consumer spending and personal income rise in August

Sep 27, 2013
Today's economic indicators could be a positive sign for end-of-year growth.
Posted In: income, economic indicators

Unemployment applications near 6 year low

Sep 26, 2013
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level last week since June 2007.
Posted In: Unemployment, economic indicators

August was a nasty month to be a stock

Aug 30, 2013
Where the money shifted in August...
Posted In: economic indicators, stock market