February 21st, 2014
12:43 PM ET

Minimum wage, maximum fight

Can you survive on $7.25 an hour? The minimum wage today buys 20 percent less than what it did 50 years ago. President Obama hopes to raise it to $10.10 an hour but some are saying raising the minimum wage will hurt the very people it is supposed to help.

January 17th, 2014
03:52 PM ET

Is Reaganomics making a comeback?

"The rich take care of themselves," New Gingrich tells Christine Romans. Less regulation and less red tape are the key to getting the economy going again.

December 4th, 2013
08:03 AM ET

Auto sales strong

This November cars sold at a swifter pace than they had in more than 6 years. Christine Romans has the reasons behind this trend and whether or not it will continue.

November 22nd, 2013
04:59 PM ET

Taking Obamacare's temperature

How sick is Obamacare? Depends on who you ask. Christine Romans shows you why Democrats and Republicans have such different treatment plans for the feverish health care program.

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November 15th, 2013
03:20 PM ET

Blinded by the charts: Politicians only see it their way

Whether you see it in Republican red or Democrat blue: the economy is broken. Christine Romans puts on the tinted glasses and explains the economic charts each side is looking at.

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.