Economic


Global Economic Downturn has Dramatic Effect on Cancer Deaths

Global Economic Downturn has Dramatic Effect on Cancer Deaths

The economic crisis of 2008-10 and the rise in unemployment that accompanied it led to dramatic rise in cancer-related deaths,...

May 29 2016, 12:32pm CDT

Heavy Pot Use Linked to Lower Social and Economic Status than Parents

Heavy Pot Use Linked to Lower Social and Economic Status than Parents

A study that followed people from birth up to age 38 has found that the ones who smoked cannabis four or more days of the week...

Mar 25 2016, 2:37am CDT

U.S. December Payroll Hints at Promising Economic Future

U.S. December Payroll Hints at Promising Economic Future

December finished high in the job count, pushing what was already a great year for the United States economy to a great year, d...

Jan 8 2016, 1:03pm CST

Colleges Rewarded for Economic Diversity

Colleges Rewarded for Economic Diversity

The new prize will give monetary support to colleges who admit lower-income students....

Apr 8 2015, 7:15am CDT

Black Friday: The Story behind an Economic Tradition

Black Friday: The Story behind an Economic Tradition

The story behind an economic tradition such as Black Friday is indeed an interesting one....

Nov 28 2014, 5:49am CST

Richard Florida: Economic Trends All Entrepreneurs Should Follow

Richard Florida: Economic Trends All Entrepreneurs Should Follow

Richard Florida wears many hats, including being an editor, professor, author and thought leader. He is currently a Senior Edit...

Feb 19 2014, 9:11pm CST

Puerto Rico Harnesses LinkedIn To Drive Economic Progress

Puerto Rico Harnesses LinkedIn To Drive Economic Progress

In an interview with Alberto Bacó-Bagué, Secretary of the Department of Economic Development and Commerce in the Government of...

Feb 12 2014, 3:47pm CST

Internet Censorship Undermining Emerging Markets' Economic Recovery

Internet Censorship Undermining Emerging Markets' Economic Recovery

Co-written by Dr. Joshua Walker NSA surveillance activities are projected to cost the American economy billions of dollars annu...

Feb 12 2014, 3:32pm CST

Week Ahead: More Earnings & Economic News To Move Markets

Week Ahead: More Earnings & Economic News To Move Markets

The S&P 500 is down 0.5% so far this year — and stocks face another potentially volatile week ahead with a barrage of earni...

Jan 19 2014, 5:11pm CST

Downton Abbey Makes A Powerful Case For Economic Freedom

Downton Abbey Makes A Powerful Case For Economic Freedom

By Brian Brenberg Season 4 of Downton Abbey opened with the Crawley family continuing to mourn the loss of Sybil and Matthew. F...

Jan 7 2014, 7:16am CST

Germany's Energy Goes Kaput, Threatening Economic Stability

Germany's Energy Goes Kaput, Threatening Economic Stability

If you want to do something big, you have to start small; and German innovation is well known around the world. Yet when it com...

Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST

The Metro Areas With The Most Economic Momentum Going Into 2014

The Metro Areas With The Most Economic Momentum Going Into 2014

America’s economy may be picking up steam, but it remains a story of parts, with the various regions of the country performing...

Dec 26 2013, 3:01pm CST

Saudi Arabia's Deportation Of Foreign Workers Will Exacerbate Middle Eastern Economic Weakness

Saudi Arabia's Deportation Of Foreign Workers Will Exacerbate Middle Eastern Economic Weakness

By Dr. Carol Adelman As Saudi Arabia struggles with high unemployment among men, the kingdom has launched a deportation campaig...

Dec 22 2013, 8:21am CST

Google-backed Premise Tries to Revamp Economic Data

Premise to Use Faster Real-Time Economic Data

Economic data may be in for some renovation and rejuvenation with real-time inputs. A Google-backed startup known as Premise is...

Oct 15 2013, 4:01am CDT

PC Market Resists Economic Pressure Thanks to Low Cost PCs

IDC reports that despite the poor economy and economic pressure the PC industry is doing well thanks to a boost from low cost P...

Sep 11 2008, 10:55am CDT