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When Is This Recession Going to End?


Next month, next year, next decade? Americans are anxiously asking when the economic downturn with its job losses and bad news is going to end.…read more


Economists Explain How They Missed Warnings


Some of the nation’s brightest economists failed to predict the foreclosure crisis and economic recession that followed. In this video, Economics Correspondent Paul Solman attends…read more

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Students Get a Leg Up at Year Up


In our troubled economy one program is giving students new hope: Year Up, a year long training program for so called “disconnected youth”. Begun in…read more

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Entrepreneur Helps Hungry in Haiti


Richard Proudfit’s humanitarian organization, Kids Against Hunger will deliver 40 million meals to children in countries all over the world this year and next year…read more

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Government Bailout For Automakers Comes With Strings


President Bush announced Friday that the Treasury Department will provide more than $17 billion in emergency loans to General Motors and Chrysler. The funds will…read more

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