Until now, the unemployment reports did not include those who had been unemployed for more than two years. Now the jobs bureau will be keeping track of all of the long-term unemployed, and it could reveal the true depth of the economic downtown.
Research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago has found that the ever popular rewards credit cards like cards that give you cash back or airline miles cause people to spend more and go into more debt.
A new survey shows oil companies plan to increase spending more than 11 percent next year. And despite the Gulf oil spill, companies plan to spend even more on deepwater drilling. Stephen Beard has more.
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