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What the Federal Reserve has left in its arsenal

Mar 12, 2012
What more can the Federal Reserve do to help boost the American economy?
Posted In: Federal Reserve, interest rates, Operation Twist

PODCAST: A Hollywood flop, a booming transit system

Mar 12, 2012
At the end of March, funding for more than 100,00 highway and transit projects dries up unless Congress can agree on an extension. We get another look at people struggling one year after the Fukushima disaster in Japan. And NBC experiments with a new kind of 'Must See TV,' stacking its Monday night line up.

Building skyscrapers at record speed

Mar 12, 2012
A new 30 story building in China went up in just two weeks. How is this possible and more importantly, how can it be safe?
Posted In: skyscraper, China

Mortgage settlement to be closely policed

Mar 12, 2012
The $25 billion settlement announced last month finally details all the different types of relief for borrowers. But it sure took a long time.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosure, mortgage, mortgage settlement

Food stamp fraud grows in the U.S.

Mar 9, 2012
A recent report says that as the food stamp program has grown, so has fraud. And it's costing the government hundreds of millions of dollars.
Posted In: food stamps

How the job hunt has changed in this economy

Mar 9, 2012
Technology has become a good way of keeping up with your networks and connections in your job search.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Today's jobs report not a full view of U.S. employment

Mar 9, 2012
Economists expect continued improvement in the job market, and perhaps another dip in the unemployment rate -- which is currently at 8.3 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Unemployment rate stable at 8.3% in February

Mar 9, 2012
Steady job growth continues in the U.S., with 227,000 jobs added last month.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

Where the strengths lie in today's jobs report

Mar 9, 2012
The big news this morning is the February jobs report from the Labor Department. U.S. employers added 227,000 jobs last month and previous estimates for December and January were revised higher.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

White House economist speaks on stable job numbers

Mar 9, 2012
The jobless rate in the U.S. held steady at 8.3 percent and the U.S. economy added 227,000 jobs in February. Alan Krueger of the White House Council of Economic Advisers explains what still needs to be done.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, white house, Alan Kruegar

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