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Breaking away from the stock market masses

Jul 3, 2013
In the years climbing out of the great recession, regular investors were leary of buying stock, thrice burned, enduringly shy. But in the last six months, as the S&P 500 index has gone up 13 percent, the masses are back to buying.
Posted In: stock market, stocks, recession

How the financial crisis messed up all our benchmarks

May 30, 2013
OMG! Mortgage rates are surging to 4 percent! The financial crisis and recession distorted our perception of what a normal benchmark should be.
Posted In: recession, benchmarks, mortgage

In France, an encore for recession

May 15, 2013
France today entered a double-dip recession. It depends on exports to Italy and Spain and they, like many eurozone nations, are still feeling the pinch. Europe's slump is dragging down the global economy.
Posted In: France, Eurozone, recession

Retail sales edge up in April

May 13, 2013
Did you buy a car or get some new clothes recently? You were not alone.
Posted In: Retail, Economy, recession

What's behind the slow rise of health care costs? Our pocketbooks

May 7, 2013
Health care costs have been rising at a slower rate for the last four years. Why? Hint: The answer is not the recession.
Posted In: health care, recession

Six things one listener did to ditch $20,000 in debt

May 6, 2013
Ten years ago, Marketplace Money listener Greg McKenna was over $20K in debt. Today, he's debt free and has a nest egg worth over $100,000. Here's how he did it.
Posted In: retirement savings, recession, debt

EU faces second year of recession

May 3, 2013
For the first time in history, the 17 nations that use the euro are headed for two years of back-to-back recession, according to the European Commission.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, recession

Is a new global recession on the way?

Feb 14, 2013
A slew of GDP numbers out of Europe and Asia today paint a gory picture of the global economy.
Posted In: Europe, GDP, recession

Amid fears of triple-dip recession, U.K. future uncertain

Jan 25, 2013
Days after David Cameron announced a referendum on U.K. membership in the EU, figures out today revealed that Britain is at risk of slipping into its third recession in a row, leading to further uncertainty about the U.K.'s future.
Posted In: United Kingdom (U.K.), Bank of England, recession

Can California celebrate a revenue turnaround?

Nov 16, 2012
California's debt is shrinking, for now, thanks to voters who approved a tax hike and a growing economy.
Posted In: california, Taxes, recession

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