Liquidity will be key to weathering COVID-19 slowdown

Mar 13, 2020
"Credit is the mother’s milk of economic activity," said one analyst.
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Is generosity enough to prop up this post-recession town?

Apr 19, 2017
Janesville, Wisconsin's resources are stretched thin after GM left the city and took jobs with it.
“I wanted to tell the story of a perfectly ordinary place that had lost a slew of jobs in the Great Recession,” said author Amy Goldstein.
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The economic legacy of our most recent ex-President

Jul 1, 2016
A new biography takes a look at Bush's eight year term.
A new biography looks at George W Bush's foreign and domestic policy decisions.
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Estimating costs and benefits of the auto bailout

Dec 30, 2014
The auto bailout cost taxpayers $9 billion. Was it worth it? Mostly.

GM's new CEO is a woman. So what? What will she do for GM?

Dec 10, 2013
GM is now free of the U.S. government holding at stake in it, and has named a new chief executive, its first woman but a GM lifer.

GM is no longer 'Government Motors'

Dec 9, 2013
The federal government is now officially out of the car business.

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