| 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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:19 AM
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone public debt rose to 93.9 percent of economic output in the first quarter of this year, approaching the peak it is expected to reach later in 2014, official data showed on Tuesday.
Government debt of the 18 countries sharing...
| 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 ("...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:21 AM
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.
| May 30, 2014
| 8:43 AM
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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:20 AM
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...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:51 PM
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...
| 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...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:36 PM
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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:51 AM
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...