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U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, September 2014
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total September exports of $195.6 billion and imports of $238.6 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $43.0 billion, up from $40.0 billion in August, revised. Septe......
Personal Income and Outlays, September 2014
Personal income increased $22.7 billion, or 0.2 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $15.7 billion, or 0.1 percent, in September, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) decreased $19.0 billion, or 0.2 percent. In August, personal in......
Gross Domestic Product, 3rd quarter 2014 (advance estimate)
Real gross domestic product -- the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, adjusted for price changes -- increased at an annual rate of 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2014, according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the secon......
State Quarterly Personal Income, 1st quarter 2011-2nd quarter 2014; State Annual Personal Income, 2011-2013
State personal income growth accelerated to 1.5 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from 1.2 percent in the first quarter. Personal income growth ranged from 2.7 percent in North Dakota and Nebraska to 1.1 percent in New York and Alaska, with growth accelerating in 36 states. Economy News
Can Obama's immigration plan really lift wages?
The Obama administration is touting that its immigration action will boost wages. But the hike amounts to only $170 a year by 2024.
Obama's startup visa alternative
Obama doesn't have the authority to create a startup visa, but part of his reform announcement could include a workaround for entrepreneurs: 'parole status.'
Exclusive: America's hidden job crisis
A CNNMoney analysis finds some states like California have a lot of workers stuck in part-time jobs.
Trying to make ends meet on $9 an hour
Americans are having to choose between economic security for their families -- and actually seeing their families.
My part-time job is a dead end, but it's all I can find
CNNMoney profiles 4 of America's 7 million part-time workers unable to find full-time jobs.
The Obamacare penalty for being uninsured is set for a steep rise
The Obamacare penalty for not having health insurance is going up in 2015. It will be $325 or 2% of income, whichever is greater.
China's central bank cuts rates. Surprise!
China's central bank has surprised markets by cutting its benchmark interest rates for the first time in two years.
5 immigration myths debunked
The majority of Americans believe immigrants are bad for the U.S. economy and threaten the country's beliefs and customs, according a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll. Numerous studies have shown these beliefs are wrong.
Courtesy cnn.com




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