economy

Life on the Economic Edge

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With unemployment on the rise and almost 2 million workers laid off in the last months more and more people are left without healthcare and…read more

Obama Asks Americans to Support Stimulus

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In his first prime-time press conference Monday night, President Barack Obama urged the American people to support the economic stimulus bill currently making its way…read more

Economic Breakdown Cripples U.S. Port

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The economic slowdown has paralyzed the otherwise busy port of Long Beach, California, where billions of dollars worth of imports and exports used to flow…read more

Is Corn Ethanol Good or Bad?

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While some politicians and environmentalists believe that “biofuels” like corn ethanol could lower America’s dependence on foreign oil, others argue that ethanol actually costs energy…read more

High Tech Takes Hard Hits

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As the economy continues to fumble, once infallible high tech firms are also proving they are affected by the market. This week Microsoft and Intel…read more

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