Economics

Many more people than expected were added to payrolls last month, but the unemployment rate rose.

Stocks fell off sharply after a stronger than expected GDP report causing Wall Street to worry that the Fed could cut stimulus sooner.

As the government reopened after a 16-day partial shutdown, small-business owners have a message for Washington: “Thanks. Sort of.” “The damage has already been done,” said Ron Putman, an entrepreneur in San Diego. While the government was shuttered for more than two weeks, the region’s annual Miramar Air Show was nixed. The cancellation left Putman—operator …

New data, new reports and possibly a new direction for the nation’s economy.

Is a fish worth more dead than alive? In this report for NBR, Steve Liesman has a lesson in opportunity vs. cost.

A company in North Carolina is trying to create new manufacturing jobs, and in the process it is challenging the economics of a traditional education.

If you found out your neighbor was using less energy than you, would you make changes? One company is betting you will.

Steve Liesman explains to NBR why the price of popcorn is so expensive.

The latest gross domestic product report, the U.S. economy grew by a modest 2 ½ percent in the first three months of 2013. Most of that gain came from consumer spending. In this NBR interview, Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors discusses his economic outlook for the U.S.

A new survey shows Americans are feeling more confident about the job market. But, Gary Burnison, CEO of Korn Ferry International says the jobs growth is being propped up artificially.

The Agriculture Department says the rise in food prices this year won’t be as high as earlier forecasts. Jackie DeAngelis reports for NBR on what foods you will be paying more for and which foods may be cheaper.

Talking numbers with this S&P Capital IQ Global Equity Strategist.

Why are investors watching their portfolios more closely than ever right now? Jane Wells reports.

Is the economy turning around fast enough? Where are the jobs?

Bob Pisani reports on the Dow’s record breaking levels through history.