Jan 09

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A day after President-elect Barack Obama warned that the recession could "linger for years" unless Congress pumps money into the economy, a government report released Friday underscored the toll the downturn is having on workers and companies.

Jan 08

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Obama Makes Case for Economic Stimulus

President-elect Barack Obama made his case for a large-scale economic stimulus plan in a speech Thursday morning. Mr. Obama warned the recession could "linger for years" unless Congress pumps unprecedented sums into the weakened economy.

Nov 24

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Obama Unveils New Economic Team

President-elect Barack Obama named Timothy Geithner as his choice for Treasury Secretary and named other key members of his economic team. Following are his remarks, as prepared for delivery on during a press conference Thursday in Chicago.

Question/Comment: My accountant told me the government’s gift of money for taxpayers (to help stimulate the economy?) is actually a loan that most middle/upper income citizens will have to repay within a year. Paul Solman: America spends more than…

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