The “big game” among this week’s economic events is the Federal Reserve meeting. The Federal Open Market Committee huddles just days after Europe’s Central Bank took a page out of the Fed’s playbook, embarking on a trillion euros in asset purchases intended to lift the region’s economy. It says something about our time that there’s
The president’s State of the Union address will pitch new help for the middle class.
This week’s economic reports shine a spotlight on the housing market.
The Fed sees falling oil prices as good news and bad news for the economy.
This week brings new inflation data, updated holiday sales numbers and a Bezos birthday.
The job market continued to get its strength back in December. So where’s your raise?
Minutes from last month’s Fed meeting indicate a rate hike may be a few months off.
The November jobs report was a stunner. Will the December numbers look good, too?
For anyone keenly interested in the nation’s economy and financial markets, a full-fledged Federal Reserve meeting is a little like a present at holiday time. You’re not exactly certain what you’ll get, but you’ll have more than you had before. Whether the information is actually useful a year from now is uncertain. This week’s Fed
The retail report is the proverbial hot mess of numbers because of sales by auto dealers and gas stations, both moving in opposite directions.