Economics Blog

Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:12 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

A report showing a very weak economic performance during the first quarter is already being discounted.

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014 2:09 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Winter may have ended, but weak retail numbers show many merchants still felt a chill in April.

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Friday, May 2, 2014 11:40 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The government’s latest jobs report shows a big warm-up in hiring after a not-so-hot winter.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 1:55 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Economic growth was a squeaker during the first quarter, but the near future looks brighter.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:35 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

It’s still mostly quiet on the inflation front, and that’s not necessarily a good thing.

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Friday, April 4, 2014 3:41 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The latest employment reading shows that the job market is moving forward, but in a lower gear.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014 5:54 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The next report may answer questions about weather, the Fed and business stockpiles of “stuff.”

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Monday, March 24, 2014 3:31 pm
By Steve Bucci · Bankrate.com

College students need to be better educated about the risks they’re accepting.

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Monday, March 10, 2014 4:19 pm
By Steve Bucci · Bankrate.com

Consumers are flocking to lenders for mortgages, credit cards and auto loans.

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Friday, March 7, 2014 3:28 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Labor Department says 175,000 jobs were added last month, while the unemployment rate rose.

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