The costly $787 billion spending bill that President Barack Obama signed into law soon after taking office boosted the economy and helped avoid another Great Depression, the White House said in a status report on Monday's fifth anniversary of the…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
More than 650,000 jobs have been created or saved by the government's fiscal stimulus program, the White House said Friday.
By Lea Winerman
Congressional leaders and the White House announced Thursday that they reached a deal on an economic stimulus package that would give most U.S. taxpayers refunds ranging from $600 to $1,200 and roll out tax breaks for businesses.
By PBS NewsHour
After many world financial markets suffered their biggest losses Monday since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Federal Reserve slashed a key interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point on Tuesday -- its biggest cut in more than 23…
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
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