Friday, May 3, 2013 12:01 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Labor Department delivered a surprisingly positive employment report for April. Instead of a spring swoon many expected, it was actually a steady showing, embraced by the financial markets.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 10:27 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

With all of these proclamations for May and the date, it’s like Little League. Everybody gets to play.

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Monday, April 29, 2013 5:50 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

As we flip the calendar over to May this week, we’ll get the monthly employment report from the government.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013 12:04 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

How the two chambers are handling their oversight of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has become a study in contrast.

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Monday, April 22, 2013 5:30 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week, we’ll get reminders of the turbulent times in which we live. And that’s just the economy.

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Thursday, April 18, 2013 2:38 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Recent economic reports haven’t confirmed fears of an abrupt spring slowdown.

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Monday, April 15, 2013 5:21 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The economy has seen some clouds gathering lately. The question is whether what’s brewing is worse than what’s been forecast.

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Monday, April 8, 2013 5:40 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Former federal prosecutor Mary Jo White is one step closer to becoming head of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Monday, April 8, 2013 5:40 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

With baseball season now in full swing, the coming week’s lineup of economic reports features minor-leaguers. The best of the bunch is the government’s look at March retail sales, due Friday morning.

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Monday, April 1, 2013 6:30 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Is the economy on a winning streak, relatively speaking? This week’s jobs report might provide some clues.

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