Economics Blog

Thursday, July 3, 2014 11:56 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

The government’s latest employment reading shows hiring was better than expected during June.

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week’s employment report may provide more clarity about hiring, pay and other issues.

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Thursday, June 12, 2014 11:41 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Growth in retail sales largely reflects sales of cars and the fuel to run them.

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Friday, June 6, 2014 11:17 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The government’s latest jobs report points to progress, though there’s still room for improvement.

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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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