| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:53 PM
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission provisionally accepted the budgets of France and Italy, saying on Tuesday that no euro zone states had submitted deficit plans for next year that seriously breached EU rules for fiscal stability.
A day after...
| 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-...
| 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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:51 PM
In the run-up to this week's North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit, much has been made of the fact that the United States is one of just a handful of the 28 member states that spends more than 2 percent of its gross domestic product on defense along...
| 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 17, 2014
| 8:28 AM
The region's economy hasn't really been growing all that much since the recession, if you take a look at the latest U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis numbers.
Real regional gross domestic product, which is adjusted for inflation, shows little change year...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:24 AM
The government's long-term spending on healthcare is projected to decline slightly in the next 25 years, but the rising federal debt load remains on an unsustainable trajectory, the CBO said Tuesday in its annual budget outlook.
The long-term fiscal...
| Jul 17, 2014
Suppose you have a child, or you have a grandchild, or you know and love somebody else's child. Pour everything you have, every virtue you know, into that little punkin'. Because if you do endear yourself as a pleasant memory, maybe little Jason or...
| Jun 15, 2014
Maryland's economy has grown almost without fail in the last quarter-century, ticking up year after year.
But not in 2013.
That's according to early estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce, which showed Maryland's gross domestic product...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Sun's business section offered an interesting juxtaposition of articles on the front page recently. One explained how the state's gross domestic product is among the lowest in the nation while another article observed a fight over a shopping center ("...