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If the Commerce Department’s first-quarter GDP report that came out on Wednesday was bad news for the administration, the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs report...

New gross domestic product figures for the first quarter of 2014 were released this morning by the Commerce Department and they are dismal, a mere...

The monthly jobs report is modestly good news for the economy. While the unemployment rate stayed at 6.7 percent, the economy created 192,000 new jobs...

Bob Beckel, the liberal voice on Fox News Channel’s extremely successful The Five, likes to go off on rants regarding Wal-Mart. On Friday he was...

One of the greatest analytical mistakes that diplomats and policymakers can commit is projection: Assuming that adversaries share the same values and concerns that we...

According to today’s New York Times, a recent letter signed by more than 500 economists, including a number of Nobel Prize winners, opposing the increase...

The news is better this month, in that 175,000 jobs were created in February, up from January’s 129,000 and December’s dismal 84,000. Economists had been...

Like single-payer medical care, the minimum wage has one great advantage as a political idea: It can be explained on the back of a post...

The domestic oil and gas boom is rolling on, with no end of positive effects for the American economy. At the official end of the...

Which of the following two factors would have the greatest impact on the economy: Raising the wages of less than a million Americans from slightly...

In January the economy added 113,000 new jobs. That’s better than December’s dismal 75,000 but nowhere near the 200,000 jobs that the economy was adding...

The response from the White House and liberal outlets to yesterday's Congressional Budget Office report that predicted a loss of a staggering 2.3 million full-time...