'Mega-Regions' Produce 75% Of US GDP
March 28 2014 8:54 AM
A new study maps "mega-regions" in the U.S. and compares their economic output to countries around the world.
Putin's Crimea Grab Seen Backfiring
March 27 2014 11:31 PM
Russia's economy could fall into recession for the first time since the 2008 global financial crisis.
US Jobless Claims Fall: A Sign Of Hiring Pickup?
March 27 2014 9:21 AM
The drop provides additional evidence that while job growth is not robust, layoffs continue to decline.
US Personal Incomes Up In 2013, Except In Civilian Gov’t
March 25 2014 12:36 PM
U.S. personal income growth slowed last year thanks to late 2012 sequestration scrambling, and the expiration of the payroll tax holiday.
Emerging Market Stocks - Next Asset Class For The Hot Money?
March 25 2014 9:43 AM
Emerging market stocks represent startling good value for those willing to brave geopolitical risk, according to a New York investment bank.
Popcorn Profit! China's Film Boom Boosts Sales Of Classic Movie Snack
March 21 2014 12:02 PM
One thing where China is just like America? Popcorn at the movies. And huge profits from them.
Nikon, Apple, McDonald's Escape Unscathed From China Consumer Rights Report Ordeal
March 18 2014 4:58 PM
Yearly Chinese TV reports targeting international companies are often a headache, but this year the big Western brands got off lightly.
The US Virgin Islands' Business Lure
March 18 2014 6:43 AM
The U.S. Virgin Islands is attempting to lure small businesses with substantial incentives. Here's how they're do it.
Here's How Silver May Fare Under China's War On Pollution
March 13 2014 11:19 AM
The outlook for silver prices in relation to China’s giant solar panel industry is slightly bullish, but there are several unknowns.
Will More Workers Start Getting Overtime Pay?
March 12 2014 5:18 PM
The president is pushing to expand the number of workers who would qualify for overtime pay. The usual sides converge.
Morocco Welcomes But Wants More Out Of US Ties
March 11 2014 5:43 AM
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a Moroccan business organization have signed a memorandum to make their economic connection stronger.
Colorado Reports $2M In Pot Taxes In January
March 10 2014 7:13 PM
The numbers are impressive, but aren't necessarily indicative of how much Colorado will yield in the long run.
Natural Gas Exports Still Face Obstacles, Despite Ukraine Promises
March 10 2014 11:33 AM
Underdeveloped transport and logistics infrastructure may prevent U.S. natural gas from becoming a global natural resource in the near future.
Why You're Likely To Pay More For Milk
March 10 2014 9:50 AM
A tell-tale stat: Total dairy product sales to China surged 70 percent last year.
6 Most Important Takeaways From The February Jobs Report
March 07 2014 10:45 AM
The Feb. jobs report wasn't spectacular, but given current demographic trends, investors and job seekers will take it.
This Is What's Happening To US Measles Care Costs
March 06 2014 11:52 AM
Controlling the spread of measles in the U.S. can cost millions every year.
What The March 2014 Federal Reserve Beige Book Is About In One Chart
March 05 2014 2:58 PM
The weather. The severe winter played havoc on economic conditions, according to the Federal Reserve.
Did Washington State’s Minimum Wage Bet Pay Off?
March 05 2014 1:59 PM
Since 1999, Washington has had the most generous U.S. state minimum wage. Here’s what happened to its jobless figures.
And How Are US Small Businesses Doing?
March 05 2014 10:47 AM
The Senate will meet Wed. to discuss the nomination of California-based Maria Contreras-Sweet as head of the Small Business Association.
US Private-Sector Job Gains Slowed In February
March 05 2014 8:27 AM
The increase for January was also revised lower, providing further confirmation of a dip in job growth in late 2013/early 2014.