Here is the collection of articles related to the US Economy
Economy, United States. 1 March, 2011, 23:32 United States: Ben Bernanke’s Semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress Highlights
Ben Bernanke is speaking in the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Economy, United States. 25 February, 2011, 22:28 United States: Q4 GDP Growth Revised Down From 3.2% to 2.8%
The US Q4 GDP has been revised downward from groing at 3.2% to 2.8%.
Economy, United States. 17 February, 2011, 21:55 United States: CPI increased 1.6% YOY, 0.4% MOM
Inflation in the United States came in slightly higher than expected. So it seems that only Japan is left behind as far as inflation is concerned.
Economy, United States. 15 February, 2011, 21:57 United States: Retail Sales grew 0.3%, Empire State Manufacturing Survey
Retail Sales growth was less than expected, and the Empire State Manufacturing Survey points to continued improvement in manufacturing but increase in costs.
Economy, United States. 11 February, 2011, 23:16 United States: University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Improves slightly
Reuters/University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment improved slightly in the preliminary reading for Feburary.
Economy, United States. 11 February, 2011, 2:37 United States: Why the US Economy is Screwed
Is the US economy screwed? These figures provide some worrying sign of the economy, even though other figures are suggesting the otherwise.
Economy, United States. 11 February, 2011, 2:37 United States: Why the US Economy is on a Right Track
Is the US economy on its right track? These figures suggest that the economic recovery is on track, which is something to be cheerful about.
Economy, United States. 4 February, 2011, 22:50 United States: Brace for Quantitative Easing III (QE3)
While Unemployment drops, labour force participation is still falling, and people outside of the labour force who want a job is at a new record. Brace for QE 3 man.
Economy, United States. 4 February, 2011, 2:32 United States: So Ben Bernanke thinks QE2 is working?
How awkward: Ben Bernanke seems to think that quantitative easing worked because the market reacted.
Economy, United States. 4 February, 2011, 0:34 ISM Non-Manufacturing Index: Same Tale of Two Inflations
The same story being told here last night: Inflation is on the rise in the United States, but core inflation is still pretty low.
Economy, United States. 3 February, 2011, 1:53 United States: the Tale of Two Inflations?
While inflation has been on the rise all over the world, as far as the US is concerned, the two measures of inflation are telling different stories.
Economy, United States. 1 February, 2011, 3:27 United States: Did quantitative easing actually work?
With the recent mix of data pointing to a stronger growth with the risk of disinflation still around, you are right to ask whether quantitative easing I & II have ever worked.
Economy, United States. 31 January, 2011, 3:06 Charts: Is the United States becoming more like Japan?
Some close inspections of a few variables suggest that the US is looking increasingly like Japan.
Economy, United States. 24 January, 2011, 15:05 United States: Q4 GDP and FOMC Meeting this week
The market is looking at a 3.5% growth rate in real term. Although momentum is picking up, I hardly think the global economy is on the right track.
Economy, United States. 19 January, 2011, 22:44 United States: Housing Starts decreased, so?
Housing starts dropped in December. That might make a good case for the Fed to keep interest rates low. Or does it?
Economy, United States. 14 January, 2011, 23:37 US Economy: Inflation, Retails Sales, Consumer sentiment, Industrial Production
Big economic data dump today in the United States are painting a mixed picture on the economy.
Economy, United States. 13 January, 2011, 11:34 US: Fed’s Beige Book
The Fed Beige Book indicates an across-the-board gain in momentum to the recovery, but housing market is still weak, and cost pressures are felt by retailers and manufacturers.
Economy, United States. 5 January, 2011, 21:38 US Economy: strong ADP number makes the case for earlier-than-expected rate hikes?
The strong job number, if anything, strengthens the case for an ealier-than-expected rate hike.
Economy, United States. 24 December, 2010, 9:14 Inflation Economics, Government Deficits and Debt
Brad Delong has an excellent lecture reviewing issues including inflation, government deficits, and national debt.
Economy, United States. 22 December, 2010, 17:57 United States: How broke is the country? (Part 2)
Meredith Whitney’s apocalyptic view will certainly make many people unhappy. But Municipals default is certainly something you would like to keep in mind.