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Wednesday | 19 March, 2014 | 1:09 pm

Fourth quarter 2013

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2013 was a rewarding year for many equity investors as the three major U.S. market indices showed significant improvements over 2012.

Thursday | 19 December, 2013 | 3:56 pm

Third quarter 2013

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The recovery in the markets spilled into Q3 as several indicators suggested improvements.

Tuesday | 29 October, 2013 | 2:17 pm

Second quarter 2013

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The U.S. economy continued to generate slow but steady gains in Q2, with GDP increasing 1.7 percent.

Friday | 17 May, 2013 | 12:21 pm

First quarter 2013

Real GDP increased at an annualized rate of 0.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Tuesday | 19 March, 2013 | 10:41 am

Fourth quarter 2012

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GDP growth slipped into negative territory during the fourth quarter, though analysts note much of the decline does not necessarily reflect a significant shift in the economy. 

Tuesday | 18 December, 2012 | 10:49 am

Third quarter 2012

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The U.S. unemployment rate unexpectedly fell by 0.3 percent to 7.8 percent in September, marking the lowest level of unemployment since January 2009.

Monday | 17 September, 2012 | 10:20 am

Second quarter 2012

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The economy continued sputtering in the second quarter, with modest 1.5 percent GDP growth and unemployment remaining stubbornly above 8.0 percent.

Wednesday | 16 May, 2012 | 12:18 pm

First quarter 2012

Following more than two years of unemployment greater than 9 percent, the U.S. unemployment rate finally fell to 8.9 percent in October 2011

Friday | 16 March, 2012 | 1:35 pm

Fourth quarter 2011

Despite domestic headlines throughout the year featuring continued high unemployment, a fierce debt ceiling debate and a U.S. credit rating downgrade as well as headlines abroad focused on the sovereign debt crisis, 2011 came to a close with many focused on the year’s positive news

Tuesday | 20 December, 2011 | 11:46 am

Third quarter 2011

While the technical definition of a recession has not been met in more than two years, numerous economic indicators provide  evidence to question the state of the economy

Wednesday | 21 September, 2011 | 2:44 pm

Second quarter 2011

The economic recovery paused in the second quarter, rekindling bad memories from the Great Recession of 2007 to 2009

Monday | 29 August, 2011 | 1:11 pm

First Quarter 2011

Following a largely positive second half of 2010, the economy continued to strengthen through the first quarter of 2011

Wednesday | 04 March, 2009 | 5:31 am

Fourth Quarter

2008 was characterized by political and economic headlines as the country officially entered a recession going into 2009.

Thursday | 11 December, 2008 | 4:59 am

Second Quarter

Economic data provided by the Bureau of Economic Analysis for the second quarter of 2008 indicates that U.S. economic growth accelerated from the first quarter of 2008.

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