News Wrap: Economy Struggles, Bernanke Stops Short of Announcing Stimulus Plan…
Grim findings from a task force come amid further setbacks to the nation's economic health. Jeffrey Brown discusses eroding revenues, state budget cuts and steep pension obligations with former New York Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch, the report's co-chair, and Susan…
Christine Lagarde on U.S. Economic Recovery: It's Much Slower Than We Would Like"…
By Maureen Hoch
Since the start of the recession, more Americans have been thrust into part-time work either due to economic concerns or because they can't pin down a full-time job.
In other news, the U.S. economy grew by 5.7 percent in the fourth quarter, more than expected, and Toyota outlined steps it is taking to help end an unprecedented recall.
In other news, the goal line appeared in sight Tuesday for the health care debate in the U.S. Senate, and Republicans picked up another vote in the House after freshman Democrat Parker Griffith announced he is switching parties.
The U.S. economy ended a year of contraction in the third quarter, expanding by 3.5 percent. While much of the growth is being attributed to President Obama's $787 billion stimulus plan, critics continue to ask, when will jobs return?…
By PBS NewsHour
Economics correspondent Paul Solman takes his Business Desk blog inside classrooms across the United States to respond to high school students' most pressing questions about Wall Street, the recession and unemployment.
As the nation looks for more signs of economic recovery, there were mixed signals on Friday as reports showed consumer spending rose slightly last month thanks in part to an increase in auto sales but incomes remained flat.
In other news, 19 border guards were killed Thursday when a security checkpoint in Pakistan was hit by a suicide bomber, and an American service member was killed in Afghanistan.
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