Stocks are making gains, but new jobs remain elusive. Judy Woodruff asks a panel of experts whether 2010 will be a year of economic recovery, or merely the start of a double-dip recession.
As the recession has dragged on in Eagle, Colo., a church dinner has provided relief to dozens of local residents hard hit by the economy's slide.
As part of the Patchwork Nation series, Ray Suarez travels to Eagle, Colo., where the real estate boom of earlier this decade has culminated in an especially painful bust.
A flurry of economic reports lately paint a mixed picture of a U.S. economy showing new growth, despite mounting job losses. Ray Suarez speaks to experts for a snapshot of just how well the recovery is faring.
By Carolyn O'Hara
Foreclosure numbers dropped for the third straight month in October, and new claims for unemployment benefits dropped more than expected last week, according to figures released Thursday.
The House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to extend aid to jobless workers and offer tax breaks to homebuyers. President Obama was expected to sign the measure on Friday. Ray Suarez reports.
Paul Solman speaks with economists Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff about the financial crisis and how it compares to previous economic meltdowns.
In other news, President Obama vowed to withdraw all U.S. troops from Iraq by next October, and an Iranian-American was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in an Iranian jail for participating in demonstrations against the nation's government.
The Business Desk: The headline on Bloomberg’s foreclosure story this morning: “U.S. Foreclosure Filings Jump 23% to Record in Third Quarter.” The headline on Reuters: “Foreclosures Fall for Second Straight Month.” Both it turns out, are correct. But don’t…
In the latest in a series of reports making sense of the economy, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman examines the ongoing foreclosure crisis.
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