Economics Blog

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 3:12 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The market for new homes continues to outshine the market for existing homes.

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Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:01 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The government’s retail sales report for February was surprisingly weak. Should we blame winter?

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Friday, March 6, 2015 4:36 pm
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez discusses the February jobs report. Why isn’t he completely satisfied?

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Friday, March 6, 2015 11:35 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The February employment report wasn’t as frosty as many had expected.

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Thursday, February 12, 2015 12:48 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Low gas prices may be filling up consumers’ wallets, but retailers aren’t yet benefiting.

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Friday, February 6, 2015 2:58 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

More jobs, rising wages: What’s not to love about the January jobs report?

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015 4:59 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The oil industry is going through hard times again. What does that mean for the economy?

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Thursday, January 29, 2015 4:05 pm
By Stacy Jones · Bankrate.com

One-day storm estimates: $265 million in Massachusetts, $700 million for New York, $289 million for New Jersey.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The president’s State of the Union address will pitch new help for the middle class.

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Friday, January 9, 2015 4:04 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The job market continued to get its strength back in December. So where’s your raise?

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