- Why It Costs More To Ship Tomatoes Within Central America Than To The US
October 24 2013 6:20 AM
Trade between Central American countries has been hurt by the poor roads conditions, high fuel costs and lengthy customs procedures.
- What Google Search Trends Say About The Economy
October 23 2013 12:23 PM
Searches for “stock quotes” have gone down, while searches for “food stamps” are on the rise.
- Russia's Reliance On Oil Could Cost It Dearly
October 22 2013 3:47 PM
Russia relies on oil for 50 percent of its revenue, so what is it going to do when -- or if -- Iranian oil hits the market again?
- Delayed US Sept. Jobs Report Shows Big Miss
October 22 2013 8:43 AM
The U.S. government shutdown has muddied economic data too much for a data-dependent Fed to reduce stimulus at its next meeting.
- Economic Events For Week Ahead: Sept. Jobs Report
October 18 2013 5:15 PM
With the U.S. government back open, we will finally get the government payrolls report next Tuesday.
- 40 Years After 1973 Arab Oil Embargo, Cars Are 176% More Fuel Efficient
October 18 2013 12:54 PM
Ford’s Model T was more fuel efficient than most cars in the early 70s. The oil scarcity shock helped change that.
- 30 Million People Are Still Living As Slaves
October 17 2013 11:57 AM
More than 50,000 of those being treated as property are in the United States.
- China: Political Posturing Has Hurt Economies
October 17 2013 10:54 AM
The United States has saved itself just in the nick of time, but China doesn't care, as it downgraded the U.S.'s financial rating.
- Fed Beige Book: Filling The Data Gaps
October 16 2013 2:24 PM
The Fed said about 1/3 of the nation reported slower GDP growth, with only scattered U.S. government shutdown effects.
- Will Governments Start To Come After Your Savings?
October 16 2013 1:30 PM
Five years after the global financial crisis, the IMF is suggesting states place a 10% tax on all households.
- What Are Implications Of A US Downgrade?
October 16 2013 12:59 PM
Washington chaos has left the U.S. at greater risk of losing its remaining AAA credit ratings even if an imminent default is avoided.
- Home Buyers Scout Detroit Suburbs For Cheap Prices
October 16 2013 12:55 PM
Housing is on the rise in Detroit's suburbs, thanks to cheap prices and home buyers looking to invest.
- A US Default Won’t Send Treasury Yields Soaring: Firm
October 15 2013 11:16 AM
Treasury yields probably would rise but not by much in a default, given how brief a default would be and the implications for economic and monetary policy.
- 4 Things To Know About The Trans-Pacific Partnership
October 15 2013 6:19 AM
The pact, arguably the most important trade agreement in a generation, emerged after a decade of trade talk dissapointment.
- American Economists Win Nobel Prize For Asset-Pricing Research
October 15 2013 1:46 AM
The independent findings of Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller transformed the way financial markets are evaluated.
- Counting Down To US Default: Key Debt Limit Dates
October 14 2013 11:40 AM
This week will be crucial in the countdown to a potential U.S. default. Here are the key dates to watch.
- US Govt Shutdown's Impact: A State-By-State Analysis
October 14 2013 11:17 AM
Now in its third week, it's clear that the government's partial shutdown is affecting many more people than just federal employees.
- Cheat Sheet: Global Economic Events This Week
October 12 2013 12:21 AM
The focus will be on U.S., U.K. and euro-zone inflation, as well as China’s Q3 GDP, industrial production and retail sales.
- South Dakota Ranchers Lose Thousands Of Cattle In Snowstorm
October 11 2013 6:26 PM
It is estimated that as many as 100,000 cattle have been killed as the result of the unseasonal snowstorm that dropped as much as four feet of snow on western South Dakota.
- Which US State Has The Worst Business-Tax Climate?
October 11 2013 10:07 AM
Once again, two states in a certain region of the country rank high.