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  • Maryland's stagnant economy [Editorial]

    Maryland's stagnant economy  [Editorial]
    The latest report from the U.S. Department of Commerce reveals that Maryland's gross domestic product or GDP, a primary measure of the economy's health, was unchanged in 2013. That zero growth rate caused Maryland to be ranked second to last among all...
  • U.S. business inventories post largest increase in six months

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. business inventories recorded their biggest increase in six months in April and picked up excluding automobiles, supporting expectations of a sharp rebound in growth in the second quarter. The Commerce Department said on...
  • Swiss government mulls measures to cool housing market

    By Caroline Copley ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government is weighing new measures to cool demand in the housing market out of fear that Switzerland's high levels of household debt could provoke a real estate crash if the economy went into recession,...
  • No economic growth in Maryland last year, federal agency says

    No economic growth in Maryland last year, federal agency says
    Maryland's economy didn't grow last year, according to gross domestic product estimates released Wednesday. The state's GDP remained unchanged, ranking it near the bottom of the country, the U.S. Department of Commerce said. GDP growth was worse only in...
  • Britain, Italy count prostitution, drugs in GDP estimates

    Britain, Italy count prostitution, drugs in GDP estimates
    Sex, drugs and ... GDP?  Britain's national statistical agency Thursday announced it would begin measuring the economic impact of prostitution and drug trade and include them in future official gross domestic product estimates.  By the Office of...
  • For first time in 3 years, U.S. economy shrinks

    For first time in 3 years, U.S. economy shrinks
    The U.S. economy contracted for the first time in three years in the first quarter as it buckled under a severe winter, but there are signs it has rebounded and economists say it could grow as much as 4 percent in the current quarter. The Commerce...
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  • When Rino Scanzoni Speaks, TV Networks Tend to Listen

    With the glitzy TV-network "upfront" presentations in the rear-view mirror, advertisers and TV executives are about to head to the negotiating table. Rino Scanzoni's actions will be under scrutiny by all sides. As chief investment officer for the massive...
  • First-quarter GDP barely rises, but Fed says growth gaining momentum

    First-quarter GDP barely rises, but Fed says growth gaining momentum
    WASHINGTON — The nearly 5-year-old recovery stalled in the first quarter, but the Federal Reserve said consumer spending and economic growth are picking up momentum following a harsh winter. In an upbeat assessment, the Fed said Wednesday that...
  • Agriculture, retail among sectors that weighed on economy in 4Q

    Agriculture, retail among sectors that weighed on economy in 4Q
    Fifteen of 22 U.S. industries contributed to the nation's economic growth in the fourth quarter, with retail, finance and agriculture among the sectors being a drag on the gross domestic product as the year ended, according to an inaugural Commerce...
  • Abby Huntsman gets a few more things wrong on 'entitlements'

    Abby Huntsman gets a few more things wrong on 'entitlements'
    Let's acknowledge at the top that Abby Huntsman, one of the four anchors of MSNBC's youth-oriented news show "The Cycle," has taken on an ambitious task for herself: She's been trying to discuss U.S. fiscal policy, which is chock full of complicated...