Friday, August 2, 2013 11:00 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Labor Department says the job market continued to heal slowly in July, with the unemployment rate falling to 7.4 percent, the lowest since December 2008.

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Monday, July 29, 2013 6:35 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

What are the country’s employment prospects for the rest of the year? When you pick two economists, don’t be surprised if you get three answers.

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Monday, July 29, 2013 6:30 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

A pair of key announcements looming in the week ahead has the potential to drive the financial markets and the economic outlook.

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Monday, July 22, 2013 9:30 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Sometimes it seems that investors get a kick out of lousy economic news. Greg McBride, Bankrate’s senior financial analyst, explains that it’s about investors’ addiction to what the Federal Reserve is providing. Economist Robert Brusca wonders whether it’s a good idea to install a window into the sausage factory that is the Fed’s monetary policy process. And Janna Herron, Bankrate’s credit card analyst, explains what’s wrong with free money.

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Monday, July 22, 2013 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week, a fairly sparse lineup of economic reports moves the housing sector into the starring role.

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Monday, July 15, 2013 6:00 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Key reports are due this week involving the retail and housing sectors.

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Tags: economy, fed, news
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 4:47 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

If investors were looking for a great deal of clarity regarding future actions by the Federal Reserve in release of the June meeting minutes, they may have been disappointed.

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Monday, July 8, 2013 6:14 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Perhaps the most interesting economic report this week will be the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s June policy-setting session.

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Tags: economy, news
Friday, July 5, 2013 11:18 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The June jobs report showed stronger-than-expected employment, not only for last month, but also the previous two months.

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Tags: economy, jobs, news
Monday, July 1, 2013 6:11 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The jobs report has a great deal of interest both on Main Street and Wall Street alike.

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