For the first time in over 50 years, it is clear that "debt" has finally come to be seen for what it is, a four letter word that should be used with extreme caution.
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We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end the abusive and predatory practices of the credit card companies.
NEW YORK — Consumer confidence zoomed past economists' forecasts in April to its highest level since November, reflecting a growing sense that t...
This rather overwhelming response to the first "green shoots" of the economic crisis suggests that we've reached a significant, even threshold, moment that policymakers must utilize.
If we don't have faith, we will see the level of apathy continue to rise while production continues to decrease, causing this recession to lengthen.
Perhaps we're better off thinking of our current state of economic ennui not as a recession or a depression, but as a "repression."
During his first 100 days in office, President Obama faces daunting problems, including a deteriorating economy and two wars. On May 1st, how can we tell whether he is doing a good job?
NEW YORK — This is one recession Americans aren't going to spend their way out of.
The Conference Board said Tuesday its Consumer Confidence In...
In today's economy, there are a lot of things out of control. Greedy bankers and lousy leaders put the world in peril -- it is easy to get depressed. Then I think about the bright side.
Three men were arrested when a brawl broke out at the Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin the day after Christmas.
Local news reports:
NEW YORK — The grim outlook for the economy was affirmed Tuesday by separate reports showing consumer confidence and housing prices have plummet...
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I'm not the only person thinking twice about giving money to charity. Or about spending money.
Most people have the same kind of hesitation that I have. And this compounds the financial crisis problem.
Seems like such a simple solution, doesn't it? After all, who has influenced the US Auto Industry (USAI) to keep MPG low and fight CAFE standards? Why...
Consumer confidence has reached a new low in weekly polling since late 1985, coinciding with official word the U.S. economy has been in recession the ...
In a year with plunging consumer confidence and investments gone sour, it's hard to know what to expect of Black Friday -- the day after Thanksgiving ...
Government action is required, either through incentives or directives. In these times, and with these stakes, the government should use whatever powers it has to get this done.
Many automobile dealers contend it's not that consumers lack money, or credit or jobs, but that they have a serious lack of confidence.
Here comes the faint glimmer of hope from Mr. Pollyanna: While most, for good reason, will see our economy as a disaster, maybe, just maybe, there's some opportunity here.
WASHINGTON — An impatient White House prodded banks and other financial companies Tuesday to quit hoarding billions of dollars flowing into thei...
It would seem very difficult for McCain to get elected if the country has absolutely no confidence in spending money because they fear that business conditions are worsening.
In what was for many an unbelievable chain of events, markets started melting down, confidence shattered and believers in unregulated transactions realized something was very, very wrong.
ATLANTA -- It is better than nothing.
That has been the subdued mantra repeated by working Americans in recent weeks as they spend the Bush administr...
For the first time in the 32 years over which they've been asking the question, Gallup reports that a majority of respondents believe they're losing ground.
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