Wednesday, March 6, 2013 4:24 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Despite lackluster growth seen in the final quarter of last year, the Federal Reserve’s economic update provides evidence of continuing expansion.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 3:14 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Two endeavors — forecasting weather and forecasting economic impacts of Washington decision-making — actually should belong in the same place.

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Monday, March 4, 2013 11:45 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

In a speech at a conference of the National Association for Business Economics, Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen said she believes the Fed should continue with quantitative easing.

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Monday, March 4, 2013 6:30 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week, the highlight among scheduled economic data is the monthly jobs report, due at 8:30 a.m. Friday.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 1:15 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The impending the package of mandatory spending cuts has been decried this week as “immediate, painful, arbitrary” and using “the meat-cleaver approach.”

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Tags: news, sequester
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:30 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

With $85 billion in mandatory federal spending cuts due Friday, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke urges officials in Washington to act quickly to avoid them.

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Monday, February 25, 2013 12:00 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

A group of private economists has a fairly upbeat view of the outlook, despite the threat of $85 billion in mandatory budget cuts Friday.

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Tags: economy, news
Monday, February 25, 2013 5:30 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week brings revised GDP for the fourth quarter, new home sales and consumer confidence.

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Thursday, February 21, 2013 11:50 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Although the famed carpet leading up to the Academy Awards venue is red, it might as well be green considering how much money the industry apparently makes.

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Tags: economy, Oscars
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 11:14 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Here are some of my sequester solutions. I’m not sure members of the Tea Party are going to like this though, because I am testing the waters on new revenues.

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