Economy

They are mostly old American manufacturing hubs that have lost their manufacturing employers. In a period of modest population growth, these cities shrank handily.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Not surprisingly, five of the 10 fastest-growing U.S. cities are in Texas, which has been the fastest-growing state for years.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Currently, most cities with the highest temperatures are clustered in Kuwait, Iran and Algeria.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Government statistics often look haywire or get out of whack, but there are certain moments when batched economic reports almost look like mass schizophrenia has arrived.
Jon C. Ogg
In the COVID-19-induced instant recession of 2020, the big mistake the public is making is tapping into their retirement accounts.
Jon C. Ogg
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has released its monthly Texas Manufacturing outlook covering May 2020. The numbers look atrocious.
Jon C. Ogg
The Conference Board has reported that its Consumer Confidence Index managed to hold steady in May after a major decline in April.
Jon C. Ogg
Currently, the cities with the highest temperatures in the world are clustered in Pakistan and India, its neighbor to the southeast.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Hong Kong is under siege. China has said it will push new national security laws to control the population. Protests have erupted and the dispute has moved toward violence. More is at stake than the...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Sometimes the best way to get a message out is visually. After all, there is an absolute media overload that occurs for many people who invest and for those who just watch the news. 24/7 Wall St. has...
Jon C. Ogg
Here are ten issues that offer some views to explain the stock market gains, even as the reopening of America's economy is still in the beginning stages.
Jon C. Ogg
A new survey from the World Economic Forum highlights the global risks that pose the greatest threats to economic recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak.
Paul Ausick
Europe remains the place where most nations are at risk of losing hundreds of millions of visitors and billions of dollars from tourism.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Germany’s Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) announced that first-quarter GDP dropped 2.2% as its economy plunged into recession. Notably, COVID-19 could only have affected the latter part...
Douglas A. McIntyre
More employees appear to be heading back to work. The weekly jobless numbers are still ghastly compared to the past, but they are becoming less ghastly.
Jon C. Ogg