The economy rebounded an astonishing 4.0% from the first quarter's downturn. Check here to find BEA revisions in GDP going back to 2011.
Profit margins are a ratio that explains how well a company uses its revenue to create profit. There are 3 types: Gross, Operating and Net.
Here's national debt by year, compared to the size of the economy and whether there was a recession, war or other catastrophe.
The forecast for U.S. GDP growth through 2016 is between 1.9% - 3%. Compare to the business cycle, unemployment and inflation for each year since 1929.
The unemployment rate varies with the business cycle. Find out how the government has tried to reduce unemployment since 1929, what's worked and what hasn't.
The ongoing Ukraine crisis is hurting Russia, thanks to sanctions. However, it has a mild effect on the U.S. as well.
The FOMC meets 8 times a year. Is the Fed more worried about growth, inflation or unemployment? Find out in this summary of the latest meeting.
Inflation targeting is a monetary policy that sets a goal for inflation. The Federal Reserve's inflation rate target is 2%. Here's how it works.
The demand curve plots out the demand schedule, which is the quantity demanded at different prices.
Welfare programs are government subsidies to the poor. Here's the facts for 6 in the U.S.: TANF, Medicaid, Food Stamps, SSI, EITC, and Housing Assistance.