- All Eyes Will Be On The US Federal Reserve In The Week Ahead
September 14 2013 4:59 PM
As Barclays put it, next week may be the beginning of the end of “abnormalnomics.”
- August US Retail Sales Lower Than Expected
September 13 2013 8:49 AM
Following the retail sales release, Barclays downgraded U.S. third-quarter gross domestic product growth from 1.6 percent to 1.5 percent.
- US Jobless Claims Fall To Lowest Level Since 2006
September 12 2013 8:48 AM
However, the U.S. government said the surprising claims drop is linked to computer-related delays.
- US Income Inequality At Widest Mark Since 'Roaring '20s'
September 11 2013 1:48 PM
Incomes for the top 1 percent have almost fully recovered from the Great Recession, while bottom 99 percent incomes have hardly even started.
- Where US Low-Wage Workers Have Gone On Strike
September 09 2013 9:56 AM
A map of all the cities where low-wage workers at Walmart and fast-food restaurants have gone on strike recently.
- US Consumer Confidence, Retail Sales: Economic Events Next Week
September 06 2013 11:00 PM
Expect a big upward revision in Japan’s Q2 GDP, more evidence of growth in China and stagflation signs in India.
- 4 Unconventional Ways The Chinese People Make Money
September 06 2013 1:04 PM
The Chinese have some innovative ways to make money, and no, we aren't talking about selling kidneys.
- Where In The World Are The Latest Tax Havens?
September 06 2013 12:38 PM
Looking for a good place to stash cash? Here's a map of countries and regions that are former, current and emerging tax havens.
- New York Fashion Week Is Anything But Weak
September 06 2013 10:26 AM
With New York Fashion Week under way, the City is awash in models, designers and fashionistas, but what economic benefit do they bring?
- Sour US Jobs Report Might Keep Federal Reserve On Hold
September 06 2013 9:40 AM
What's more, July's job growth was revised substantially downward - the exact opposite of what's needed for Fed stimulus reduction.
- Aug. US Job Total Lukewarm, But July's Revision Disappoints
September 06 2013 8:33 AM
The weaker-than-expected August jobs report and July's big downward revision may compel the Fed to delay its monetary stimulus reduction.
- G-20 Leaders Agree On Tax Evasion Measure But Split On Syria, Emerging Markets
September 06 2013 7:00 AM
Trouble in emerging markets dominated discussions about the global economy, while tensions between world leaders on Syria hung over the summit.
- Aug. US Private-Sector Job Gain Less Than Expected
September 05 2013 8:22 AM
The August ADP private-sector job creation report may foretell a weak August nonfarm payroll report from the Labor Department.
- How Do People Around The World Feel About Their Country’s Economy?
September 05 2013 5:51 AM
Europeans are still very pessimistic, the Chinese are the most optimistic.
- Fed Beige Book: Modest/Moderate Growth
September 04 2013 2:38 PM
The Fed said the U.S. economy continued to grow at a modest/moderate pace in July and August, as it has for much of 2013.
- In The US, Who Doesn’t Pay Taxes?
September 04 2013 1:50 PM
Only 14 percent of U.S. residents pay neither income nor payroll taxes, and most of them are elderly or poor.
- G-20 Summit To Focus On Syria
September 04 2013 7:52 AM
Other expected topics: government deficits, turbulence in emerging markets and an agreement to combat tax evasion.
- Only Nine Countries Have A Higher Minimum Wage Than The US’
September 03 2013 3:31 PM
After adjusting for buying power, the U.S. minimum wage doesn’t sound quite so low.
- In Myanmar, Foreign Firms Have More Responsibility Than Just Making Money
September 03 2013 1:16 PM
Foreign investors should also shoulder the responsibility of improving the lives of the Myanmar people.
- August US Jobs Report: D-Day For Fed Stimulus Reduction?
September 03 2013 12:17 PM
As summer begins to fade, the U.S. economy stands at something of a crossroads. Will rising risks change the Fed's thinking?