February 28th, 2014
01:00 PM ET

From dairy to Disney: Prices are on the rise

Whether you're planning a spring break getaway or holing up at home, you'll be hit by rising prices. Beef, milk, gas, airline travel, and even a ticket to Disney World will cost you more than they did last year.

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Filed under: Christine Romans • Economy • Magic Wall • Your Money
January 3rd, 2014
04:45 PM ET

See it their way: Unemployment benefits

1.3 million Americans are waiting for Congress to restore extended unemployment benefits. Christine Romans examines the arguments on both sides of the politicized debate.

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Filed under: Christine Romans • Economy • Jobs • Magic Wall • Your Money
November 8th, 2013
12:20 PM ET

Jobs report beats expectations

The economy added 204,000 jobs in October, far more than the 120,000 economists had expected. The Labor Department says the 16-day government shutdown had a negligible impact on their estimates. The unemployment rate ticked up to 7.3%, but economists say that rise is likely to be a blip. Read more from CNNMoney

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Filed under: Infographic • Jobs • Magic Wall • Poppy Harlow
October 25th, 2013
05:01 PM ET

Wall St. soars, Main St. shrinks

Wall Street continues to make steady gains but slow job growth and low consumer confidence means middle class Americans have been left behind. Christine Romans asks Jake Tapper and Greg Valliere whether we can depend on government to bridge the gap.

October 22nd, 2013
01:21 PM ET

Economy adds 148,000 jobs in September

September's jobs report was late thanks to the government shutdown, but the modest gains were on track. Christine Romans reveals why this time the unemployment rate went down for the right reasons.

October 3rd, 2013
05:34 PM ET

Debt ceiling, tough choices

By October 17, the U.S. government may not be able to pay all its bills. Christine Romans explains who might not get paid.

September 6th, 2013
05:10 PM ET

Job gains in August: fair fight or forfeit?

August's jobs report: the good, the bad, and the labor force participation rate. The big numbers are on track, but Alison Kosik reveals that these stats aren't pretty, especially for the Americans who have dropped out of the labor force completely.

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Filed under: Alison Kosik • Economy • Jobs • Magic Wall • Your Money
July 26th, 2013
03:29 PM ET

Gas: Made (and paid) in the U.S.A

The U.S. is producing much more oil and natural gas than in the past, but Americans aren't feeling the benefits. Christine Romans explains why you'll be paying more for your road trips and A/C this summer.

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Filed under: Christine Romans • Magic Wall • Your Money
June 21st, 2013
02:47 PM ET

U.S. economy gets a B-

Americans say the U.S. economy is getting better. Christine Romans asks economists and business leaders for their take.