Where is all of this spending growth coming from? New programs, new people, and health care.
You don't need any statistics to fully grasp the depth of the economic crisis. You only need to know about the smoke.
The trend is pretty stark.
A fresh look at the most expensive cities from the Center for Housing Policy and the Center for Neighborhood Technology.
San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and...Midland, Texas?
Getting the best deals starts with understanding the science of prices. These economic rules can help you save time and money.
In chart form.
It all comes down to two words: household formation.
Last year, the ranks of the super-rich shrunk around the world.
In March, youth unemployment hit 50 percent in Greece. Six months later, it's only gotten worse.
A new carpool company in France is part of the growing trend.
And they paid nearly 40 percent of the state's cigarette tax revenue.
Even after a generation of stagnating market wages, taxing the poor less and spending more money on them is working.
Mayor Julián Castro understands the power of government during economic downturns. Will he address this at the Democratic National Convention?
Is understanding this the trick to saving the stagnant middle class?
After paying for essentials, the very poorest Americans are left with just a $1 a day.
Ranking the economies of Europe and some of America's biggest cities.
More than half of Spain and Greece's young people are out of work.