Dec 13, 2012 The Federal Reserve has spelled out what it’s going to do to try to juice up the economy. Yesterday, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke announced a new strategy that ties the Fed’s actions to unemployment and inflation rates.
Dec 7, 2012 Alan Krueger, chairman of President Obama's Council Of Economic Advisers, shares his thoughts on what the latest jobs report says about the state of the U.S. economic recovery.
Dec 7, 2012 The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that the economy added 146,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent.
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Dec 7, 2012 Economists are forecasting nearly 100,000 fewer jobs were created in November than in October.
Nov 30, 2012 President Obama signed a bill this week protecting U.S. airlines from an emission tax when they fly in and out of Europe. The EU's carbon tax is so unpopular, it's been suspended for all carriers for a year.
Nov 29, 2012 "Casual" and "frequent" seem to be the formula for campaign fundraising emails.
Nov 28, 2012 The Obama administration is using #My2K to raise awareness about middle-class tax increases.
Nov 26, 2012 During the recession, Congress lengthened unemployment aid to a maximum of 99 weeks. If not renewed, the current extension will expire at the end of the year.
Nov 28, 2012 You don't need to wait until Black Friday -- shopping will start today in many places. But are consumers ready to spend?
Nov 20, 2012 Today, President Obama is on his way back to the United States after several days in Southeast Asia. His most recent stop in the tour was in Cambodia, where he attended an economic conference.