economy
Jun 2014

#ImaginaNaCopa.

Steady.

North Carolina says “Yes!” to fracking

Erika Johnsen Jun 06, 2014 1:21 PM

It’s time.

Five years into “recovery.”

Lowest in four months.

A vote of no confidence.

That just happened.

May 2014

Big deal.

Boom: Q1 GDP revised downward to -1.0%

Ed Morrissey May 29, 2014 9:09 AM

“Not a big deal.”

#FIFAproblems.

And meanwhile, crude-by-rail transport from Canada hits an all-time record high.

Over it.

“Australia risks being embarrassed by global leaders who are determined to take action, like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Barack Obama.”

MOST WANTED.

Or any minimum wage, for that matter.

In an outright rejection of the corruption, incompetence, inefficiency, dynastic politics, and welfare-state promises of the now formerly ruling Congress …

So, that’s… good? I hope?

Romney: Let’s raise the minimum wage

Ed Morrissey May 09, 2014 2:01 PM

Let’s aim at crony capitalism instead.

The death spiral of entrepreneurialism.

Chart of the Day.

Minus 806,000 exiting the labor force.

“We don’t want any worker to be beholden to the mood of the customer on any given day.”

If spiking health-care spending is so great …

Ed Morrissey May 01, 2014 12:41 PM

Time for HHS to come clean about “enrollments.”

Apr 2014

Quotes of the day

Erika Johnsen Apr 30, 2014 10:11 PM

Progress.

Huh. Now, that sounds weirdly familiar…

2014 Q1 GDP skids to 0.1%

Ed Morrissey Apr 30, 2014 8:41 AM

ADP: 220K jobs added in April.

Because “drill, baby, drill” isn’t an economic policy — it’s a bumper sticker. Or so we’ve been told.

Time running out for Democrats?

March jobs report: 192,000 jobs added, U-3 at 6.7%

Ed Morrissey Apr 04, 2014 8:36 AM

“Little changed,” a lot.

“Smart power” gets 39/55.

Thaw, not warmth.

Mar 2014

Domestic natural gas production: boom or bust?

Bruce McQuain Mar 31, 2014 6:01 PM

“The Keystone fight of the east: ‘we have to do everything we can to keep fossil fuels in the ground.’”