Monday, August 12, 2013 5:24 pm
By Chris Kahn · Bankrate.com

Economic statistics are complicated, but when the government revises them, it’s not the result of politics.

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Monday, August 12, 2013 5:50 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

A lot of money is being spent to clothe and prepare students from kindergarten through college For retailers, the back-to-school shopping season ranks second, behind Christmas.

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Monday, August 12, 2013 4:45 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Two of this week’s reports involve closely watched inflation measures.

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Monday, August 5, 2013 5:55 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Last week was a bit of an all-you-can-eat buffet of economic news. This week, no more buffet line. We go on a data diet.

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Monday, August 5, 2013 5:40 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

Jeff Bartlett, deputy auto editor for Consumer Reports, explains whether he believes the impressive Impala is an outlier in the General Motors family, and how he measures affordability.

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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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