In Mississippi, where the unemployment rate peaks at 15 percent in some areas, pockets of new manufacturing have ignited hopes for an economic rebirth. And while signs of growth give some people hope for a new era, how much will…
By PBS NewsHour
President Obama is expected to pay particular attention to the needs of middle-class voters in Wednesday's State of the Union.
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.
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?…
The U.S. economy expanded at a 3.5 percent annual pace from July to September, according to Commerce Department figures released Thursday, in a signal that the worst recession since the 1930s may be easing.
By Carolyn O'Hara
President Barack Obama unveiled plans Wednesday to shift government bailout efforts from Wall Street's banks to Main Street's small businesses by increasing lending and access to credit.
By Online DA
Foreclosure filings in the United States jumped in July, again setting a record for the third time in five months. The increase was due to falling home prices and the recession, which kept some homeowners from making payments or refinancing.
As fears over the economic crisis continue to erode investors' confidence, markets at home and abroad are feeling the effects. Financial analysts discuss how the markets relate to the realities of the economic turmoil.
As the Senate votes on a modified version of the $700 billion bailout package that the House rejected, political and economic experts assess the measure's likely path and how it will affect financial markets abroad.
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