Posted In: Jobs
The unemployment rate in the U.S. has been stuck for a while now at just under 10 percent. Our pre-Great Recession rate was around 5 percent. Is it realistic to believe we can get back to that rate now, though? Alisa Roth explains that we may have to get used to a 'new normal.'
Posted In: Transportation
For the first time, New York will have a fleet of taxis that are designed for their rigorous job. But as the choices are narrowed down to the top three contenders, what exactly are taxi passengers looking for? Alisa Roth has more.
This holiday season's biggest trend isn't an item or a color, it's free shipping. Most of the major e-tailers are offering the added perk to purchases this year. Alisa Roth reports.
President Obama's Budget Deficit Commission is considered a starting point, with a December 1st deadline to submit a final plan to Congress. Alisa Roth explains.
Posted In: Crime
Sentencing is scheduled in federal court for the former CEO of KB Home. Bruce Karatz was convicted of fraud in a stock backdating scandal. The judge has to decide whether Karatz will go to prison, or just get house arrest. Alisa Roth explains.
As investors look for a safe place for their money after the Fed's announcement last week, the price of hit an all-time high of $1412.75 an ounce. This could be seasonal -- or it could not be. Alisa Roth has more.