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Japan suffers export headache over dispute with China

Oct 22, 2012
Japanese exports fell 10.3 percent in September raising fears of a slide into recession.
Posted In: Japan, earthquake, recession, export

How does today's economic recovery stack up?

Oct 11, 2012
Republicans have been calling it the weakest recovery in U.S. history, but comparing recessions and recoveries has become incredibly controversial because, as in the case of much of economics, it all depends.
Posted In: housing market, recession, recovery

AARP study: Americans over 50 worry for future

Aug 9, 2012
As many young adults struggle with finding a job and paying off student loans, and as families across the country work to pay off their mortgage, another group of people is even more worried about the future: those close to retirement.
Posted In: Retirement, AARP, recession, mid-day extra

Retail sales fall for third straight month

Jul 16, 2012
Americans spent less on cars, computers and other retail items in June, held back by concerns about job stability and the global economy.
Posted In: retail sales, recession, consumer confidence

Planned job cuts at 13-month low

Jul 5, 2012
Ahead of tomorrow's June jobs report, data today shows the number of planned job cuts at U.S. companies has dropped to the lowest level in 13 months.
Posted In: jobs report, Unemployment, layoffs, recession

A new recession in the third quarter?

Jul 3, 2012
Some sobering news on the latest economic data and what's trading like ahead of the 4th of July holiday?
Posted In: recession, 4th of July

Gas and oil fuel cities to rebound

Jun 27, 2012
Metros with high-tech, manufacturing and reviving housing sectors also recover faster.
Posted In: New Orleans, cities, recession, recovery

Recession wipes out family net worth, but not income

Jun 12, 2012
A new report from the Federal Reserve shows that the median net worth of the American househeld is down 40 percent since 2007 and income is down 7 percent.
Posted In: income, net worth, Federal Reserve, recession

Hesitant outlook for small business owners

Jun 12, 2012
The index of Small Business Optimism fell by a tenth of a percent last month, but small businesses that weathered the recession may finally be beginning to hire.
Posted In: Small Business, recession, net worth

Rising use makes food stamps a target

Jun 6, 2012
The recession has boosted the number of Americans on food stamps to 44 million.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, food stamps, Economy, recession

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