The government says personal income rose in November at the fastest pace in six months. And our spending increased as well. So, how pleased should you be? Bill Radke gets the opinion of economist Richard DeKaser.
National Gross Domestic Product was revised lower
for the third quarter. The number wasn't quite as robust as originally anticipated. Steve Chiotakis talks with analyst Juli Niemann at Smith, Moore and Company.
The last weekend before Christmas is traditionally the biggest shopping weekend of the year. But with record snowfall piling up on the East Coast, a lot of stores didn't get the crowds they hoped for -- except those on the Web. Jill Barshay reports.
A key measure of wholesale inflation rose last month at about double the rate economists were expecting. Bill Radke talks with economist Chris Low at FTN Financial about Producer Price Index and why we shouldn't worry about inflation.
President Obama will soon meet with top executives from the nation's largest banks. He's going to ask them why they aren't lending more, and he's going to sweeten the deal for banks that lend to small businesses. John Dimsdale reports.
Today Pay Czar Kenneth Feinberg will announce a new set of pay restrictions for top executives at six big financial firms. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Ashley Milne-Tyte about who this will affect the most.