By Becket Adams | 06/27/14 12:00 PM
The Commerce Department announced Wednesday that the U.S. economy contracted at an annual rate of 2.9 percent in the first quarter of 2014, one of the worst declines since the start of the Great Recession in 2007.
By Philip Klein | 06/25/14 09:49 AM
Health care spending actually shrunk 1.4 percent during the first quarter of the year, the Bureau of Economic Analysis now says, after previously saying it soared 9.1 percent -- a massive revision that will shake up the debate over how President Obama's health care law is affecting medical spending.
By Joseph Lawler | 06/16/14 11:40 AM
The International Monetary Fund sees a more painful short-term future for the U.S. economy than the U.S. government does. The IMF on Monday projected U.S. growth clocking in at just under 2 percent this year, a significant downgrade from the IMF's projection of 2.7 percent growth last year....
By Joseph Lawler | 06/15/14 11:19 PM
With inflation expected to rise and unemployment projected to fall, the taper is likely to continue despite negative economic growth.
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