Sequester cuts get real for unemployed Americans

Mar 1, 2013
The sequester will mean cuts to the unemployment checks people depend on to pay bills.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, unemployed, unemployment benefits

Sequester time is here

Mar 1, 2013
The now-infamous sequestration -- $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts -- kicks in today.
Posted In: sequestration, sequester

Sequester: Apocalypse or not?

Mar 1, 2013
A look at the best and worst case from the sequester.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration

Sequester: The good and the bad

Mar 1, 2013
The now-infamous sequestration -- the $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts -- kicks in today. We take a look at the bad and the good that might come out of the process.
Posted In: sequester, Economy

Sequester: Federal R&D to suffer long-term effects

Mar 1, 2013
The sequester may have immediate impacts on federal workers, the unemployed, and federal aviation personnel -- but what will be its long-term effects?
Posted In: sequester, Science, Tech

Defense industry to largely shake off first

Mar 1, 2013
The long-term nature of defense contracts shields the industry from short-term sequester disruptions in areas of the country that depend on military spending, such as St. Louis.
Posted In: sequester, defense, Boeing, St. Louis

Sequester: Sixth time's the charm?

Mar 1, 2013
It’s not the first time Washington has cut budgets across the board. But even when sequesters were much smaller, they were a nightmare to carry out.
Posted In: sequester, Alan Simpson, budget cuts

Negotiating: 'Deal or no deal' works in business, not politics

Feb 28, 2013
Businesses issue ultimatums all the time. Politics requires negotiations, whether before -- or after -- a crisis.
Posted In: politics, sequester, sequestration

GDP grows at weakest pace in 2 years

Feb 28, 2013
The government has revised its latest GDP figures, saying the economy grew at a rate of 0.1 percent during the last three months of 2012. The increase was the weakest GDP performance in two years.
Posted In: GDP, sequester, Housing

Sen. Chuck Grassley: We will go into sequester

Feb 28, 2013
U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the sequester and its likely impact on the economy.
Posted In: sequester, Obama, Iowa, budget deficit