Economy at a glance

For-profit prison companies adjust to new era

May 6, 2015
The U.S. is sending fewer people to prison, but profits still come in.
Posted In: prisons, criminal justice, corrections

"The flash crash" five years later

May 6, 2015
Has the financial sector learned?
Posted In: flash crash, stock market, financial
Dow Jones plunges

Celebrating an infamous anniversary

May 6, 2015
Here are the numbers we are watching on Wednesday

One IPO please, and super-size it

May 5, 2015
Here are the numbers we're watching and the stories we're reading Tuesday.

Goldman downsizes its commodities operations

May 4, 2015
The investment bank could leave this type of business all together

McDonald's happy plan

May 4, 2015
Here are the stories we're reading and numbers we're watching Monday.

Why lower gas prices haven't spurred the economy

May 1, 2015
Spending less on a tank of gas doesn't fuel the economy.
California Chrome

Off to the races!

May 1, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.

Ben Bernanke joins PIMCO

Apr 30, 2015
The former Federal Reserve chairman comes on board as an adviser.
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, PIMCO, consulting
According to the Federal Reserve Bank, growth of the U.S. gross domestic product - the value of goods and services produced in the U.S. - has slowed for the first quarter of 2015.

GDP suffers what's becoming a seasonal slowdown

Apr 29, 2015
Q1 GDP growth is slower than the rest of the year, again, and lower than expected.
Posted In: GDP, Economy, algorithms, weather
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