Monday, February 4, 2013 6:50 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

After roaring like a lion last week, the sound of economic data in the week ahead could be more like crickets.

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Monday, January 28, 2013 5:59 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week brings an action-packed slate of economic reports. But the jobs report, due Friday from the Labor Department, is likely to be steal the show.

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Monday, January 21, 2013 6:00 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Housing is the focus of this week’s compressed schedule of economic reports.

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Thursday, January 17, 2013 3:55 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Chief economists from the nation’s largest banks look for growth to accelerate modestly in the second half of this year.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013 3:54 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The latest economic roundup from the Federal Reserve suggests that much of the nation is going about its business without much concern.

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Friday, November 2, 2012 4:49 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Small banks have some big perks, says the CEO who created Kasasa.

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Friday, June 10, 2011 1:32 pm
By Gregg Fields · Bankrate.com

“Hello, everybody,” came the voice from behind me. It sounded familiar. And the next thing I know President Barack Obama is slapping me on the shoulder and sitting to my right. Just in case you’re wondering: No, this isn’t a typical day. I was sitting in a nondescript conference room in the Eisenhower Executive Office

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Monday, March 7, 2011 10:45 am
By Gregg Fields · Bankrate.com

It was hard to believe the day had come when Moammar Gadhafi wasn’t the nuttiest creature on nightly news. ”All my people love me,” the Libyan madman proclaimed, conveniently ignoring a great deal of contradictory evidence. But his show was stolen by another showman: Charlie Sheen. He produced not one, but two live-in girlfriends as

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Monday, February 28, 2011 10:06 am
By Gregg Fields · Bankrate.com

One of America’s most fitting corporate nicknames may have to be discarded. Blame the economy. Not Mickey D’s, Big Brown or the retailer Tar-zjay. Rather, it’s a coffeehouse star, staffed by baristas, a word not in Webster’s. (Neither is frappuccino.) It’s the company commonly called “Four bucks.” Will we soon be saying five? It’s admirable

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Monday, February 21, 2011 10:00 am
By Gregg Fields · Bankrate.com

If government studies had background music, the recent report on mortgage reform would have us all humming Stephen Sondheim’s “Send in the Clowns.” Officially called “Reforming America’s Housing Finance Market,” it might casually be dubbed “The Treatise That Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.” The report’s main point: Washington must wind down its involvement in mortgage giants

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