Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, May 25, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

Economic reports have been up and down. Will this week bring any clarity?

Monday, January 26, 2015 5:55 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

The “big game” among this week’s economic events is the Federal Reserve meeting. The Federal Open Market Committee huddles just days after Europe’s Central Bank took a page out of the Fed’s playbook, embarking on a trillion euros in asset purchases intended to lift the region’s economy. It says something about our time that there’s

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:47 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

The economy is growing faster than first thought but faces risks from overseas.

Monday, November 24, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

Economic reports on tap for Thanksgiving week may leave Americans wanting more.

Monday, October 27, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

The Fed’s “QE3″ bond-buying program is expected to come into dock this week.

Monday, August 25, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

The economy fell down from the wall in 2007, but more signs indicate it’s climbing back.

Monday, June 23, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

This week’s focus will be on the so-so housing market, which has been holding back the economy.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 4:53 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

Even though the Federal Reserve chopped its 2014 growth outlook, Chair Janet Yellen is sticking to the central bank’s playbook.

Thursday, June 12, 2014 11:41 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

Growth in retail sales largely reflects sales of cars and the fuel to run them.

Friday, June 06, 2014 5:00 pm
By Allison Ross ·

Chief economists from some of the largest U.S. banks are feeling upbeat about the economy.

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