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  • Chicago area's economic recovery lags other urban areas, study finds

    Chicago area's economic recovery lags other urban areas, study finds
    Metro Chicago's economic recovery is weaker than in most major urban areas worldwide, held back by slow employment growth, according to a Brookings Institution report. Assessing annual growth in GDP per person and in employment levels from 2013 to 2014,...
  • Hartford 2nd Richest City In America?

    Hartford 2<sup>n</sup><sup>d</sup> Richest City In America?
    Greater Hartford is the second-richest urban area in the country, after the Silicon Valley, and is fourth-richest in the world, according to the latest Metro Monitor study from the Brookings Institution. Wait, what? Hartford is richer than Fairfield...
  • The merry Christmas economy

    The merry Christmas economy
    President Obama in Hawaii and Americans elsewhere found an unexpected present under their Christmas trees last week in a surprisingly growing economy, lifting some of the gloom otherwise hovering over the national outlook. The gross domestic product...
  • U.S. standard of living remains in good shape

    U.S. standard of living remains in good shape
    According to news reports, the United States is now officially the world's second economic power. The Chinese economy has surpassed the U.S. economy. Even other developing nations such as India and Brazil have a much higher gross domestic product than...
  • Economic crystal ball

    It may be futile to try to predict the future, but it is January, so here are some guesstimates for what might happen in 2015. Global Economy: After increasing at an estimated 2.4 percent rate in 2014, economists expect that U.S. GDP will pick up to 3...
  • U.S. rivals France for top welfare spending

    U.S. rivals France for top welfare spending
    We Americans pride ourselves on not having a "welfare state." We're not like Europeans. We're more individualistic and self-reliant, and although we may have a "social safety net" to protect people against unpredictable personal and societal tragedies, we...
  • U.S. GDP revised up to 5 percent in Q3

    NEW YORK — The final estimate of the U.S. gross domestic product for the third quarter was revised up to a 5 percent annual pace, its quickest in 11 years, from the 3.9 percent reported last month on a stronger consumer and business spending, the...
  • Dow breaks through 18,000 after GDP report

    Dow breaks through 18,000 after GDP report
    U.S. stocks advanced on Tuesday, with both the Dow and S&P 500 building on a four-day rally to set new intraday records after an unexpectedly strong report on economic growth. The gains pushed the Dow over 18,000 for the first time in its history,...
  • Dow, S&P power to new records

     Dow, S&amp;P power to new records
    You can believe in Santa. He has arrived right on cue this year, even slightly earlier than usual, to deliver a Santa Claus rally that's lifted stocks to record highs and provided wealth to investors whether naughty or nice. His sleigh was...
  • A Merry Christmas economy

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama in Hawaii and Americans elsewhere found an unexpected present under their Christmas trees this week in a surprisingly growing economy, lifting some of the gloom otherwise hovering over the national outlook. The gross...
  • GDP must consider environmental costs

    GDP must consider environmental costs
    The Sun's recent editorial about the GOP's intention to gut the EPA's authority to regulate carbon dioxide emissions touches on an important economic issue ("Holding one's breath, GOP-style," Dec. 9). Our current economic models treat the environment...