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Entries by Janell Ross from 05/2011

Corporate Boards Getting Whiter While America Is Not

Posted 05.02.2011 | Business

Note: On Thursday, July 28, the Alliance For Board Diversity announced that it had updated and revised its 2010 Board Diversity Census, "Missing Piece...

Mighty Mississippi Moves Oil Prices

Posted 05.12.2011 | Business

Fears that flooding along the lower Mississippi would disrupt gasoline production at the region's refineries were eased Wednesday, but highlighted the...

Gold Scams Rise On High Prices And Investor Anxiety

Posted 05.18.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Last year, Brian Gurl spent some time reading about the state of the U.S. economy. He kept hearing about the gargantuan size of the fe...

Middle-Class Americans More Productive, But Earning Less: Report

Posted 05.20.2011 | Business

American workers' productivity has soared over the last 30 years, but that extra output hasn't translating into higher earnings for the American middl...

Black-White Life Expectancy Gap Expands, Recession May Be To Blame

Posted 05.24.2011 | Business

For nearly two decades, the expected life spans of black and white Americans steadily narrowed, offering a hopeful indication of both racial progr...

Unemployment Crisis Puts Global Recovery At Risk, OECD Says

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Global recovery might be under way, but so long as unemployment remains elevated worldwide, recovery will remain fragile at best, a new report finds. ...

Americans Have Not Regained Pre-Recession Job Satisfaction: Gallup

Posted 05.31.2011 | Business

The American economy might be recovering, but the Americans themselves aren't feeling the satisfaction. A new poll released today by Gallup, based ...