They're bulldozing a fifth of Detroit
By Barbara Speed - 07 July 13:18

No more ruin porn? 

the New York Stock Exchange reopens after the Easter holiday, 21 April. Photo: Getty
HFT: the latest scam devised by Wall Street and the City
By Felix Martin - 25 April 10:00

Felix Martin discusses Flash Boys by the American financial writer Michael Lewis, which examines high-frequency trading (HFT).

Janet Yellen and Christine Lagarde.
Don't be mislead by the poor data, the US economy is still in rude health
By Nick Beecroft - 24 February 12:19

While current storms will weigh upon February’s statistics, Q2 growth could now hit 4 per cent and US rates could move significantly higher along the curve.

Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan on Europe
By Alex Hern - 15 August 9:23

Compared to Ryan's budgets, Cameron's coalition looks positively profligate.

United States: an overview
By New Statesman - 01 March 13:42

Despite the apparently inexorable rise of China, the United States remains by far the world’s largest national economy, a position it has held since the 1890s. The US GDP of $15.1trn accounts for over 19 per cent of gross world product by purchasing power parity.

United States: cash surplus/deficit
By New Statesman - 29 February 16:27

United States: military expenditure (% of GDP)
By New Statesman - 29 February 16:21

United States: gross domestic product
By New Statesman - 29 February 16:16

United States: inflation
By New Statesman - 29 February 15:55

United States: unemployment
By New Statesman - 29 February 15:34