Economic News

PowerTrend Brief: Painful Events Can Create Good Investment Opportunities

As expected, this past week was a slow one in terms of fresh domestic economic data, amid rising...

PowerTrend Brief: Feeling the Impact of Rising Gas Prices at the Pump and in the Pocket

Over the last few weeks, there has been a growing concern about the direction of gas prices and...

The World’s 10 Most Economically Powerful Cities

If you've ever visited friends in New York City, you've probably wondered why so many people are willing...

Making Money Alert: If There’s Buying, it Must be January

Stocks are off to a solid start in 2012. So far this year, the S&P 500 Index is...

Where Does the United States Rank Among the World’s Most Competitive Economies?

The U.S. economy has taken a real knock over the past few years. The financial crisis and housing...

The United States Economic Map vs. the World

In the aftermath of the housing collapse and the “Great Recession,” the slow-motion implosion of the U.S. economy...