| Dec 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Galina Artemyuk doesn't bother with gloves even though the mercury never rises above freezing this time of year and her wind-chapped hands are as red as boiled lobsters.
She needs her fingers free to swiftly sort and wrap her daily consignment of 400...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Japan has fallen back into a recession, a continuation of more than two decades of struggles and a warning about the overwhelming challenge of getting an economy healthy again after massive debt and a real estate bubble poison it.
Like the U.S. and...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:39 PM
A lot can happen in 20 years. And yet sometimes you look back and find that for all the apparent change, you are not very far from where you started.
We have had that feeling lately as we look back on the work we did as co-chairs of the 1994...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Some myths die hard, thanks to a feckless and ineffective American media, such as Cal Thomas' assertion (quoting Reagan) that the people aren't under-taxed but we have deficits because the government spends too much.
A clear-eyed view of the facts/...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Epidemics and pandemics are like earthquakes. Tragic, inevitable and unpredictable. It starts as a random event. A virus jumps species from a bird, bat or other animal to "patient zero" who passes it on to other human beings. More likely than not, over...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Larry Hogan's main campaign pitch is that under Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, "excessive taxes … have poisoned the business climate" resulting in "lost businesses, jobs, and taxpayers at an alarming rate," ("Hogan, Brown clash on...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:47 PM
The colorful skyscrapers and massive luxury shops glistening along both sides of Hong Kong's harbor offer architectural proof of the economic boom that hit this city after Britain handed the former colony back to China in 1997.
To many of the pro-...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:58 AM
The economic rebound in the second quarter was stronger than previously estimated, another sign of a recovery gaining momentum after stalling early in the year.
The Commerce Department said Thursday that gross domestic product, the broadest measure of...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Immigrants who are in California illegally make up nearly 10% of the state's workforce and contribute $130 billion annually to its gross domestic product, according to a report by researchers at USC released Wednesday.
The study, which was conducted...