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Mark Gongloff

Three Signs We're In A New Recession -- And Five Signs We Aren't | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business

Breaking news about the economy, everybody: It still stinks. The good news? At least we're not in another recession. Some of you may think we never...

Mark Gongloff

Worst Factory Reading In 3 Years Raises Recession Fear | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business

That gasping sound you heard at about 10:00 a.m. EDT on Monday was Wall Street's reaction to a report on U.S. factory activity, which crashed to its l...

Economy Scores Passing Grade, Today Anyway

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

President Obama has bet a second term on selling an economic comeback. A big truckload of economic data released today suggests he's not losing that b...

Manufacturing Sector Latest Sign Of Economic Gloom

Posted 10.01.2011 | Business

The pace of growth in the manufacturing sector slowed more than expected in July, according to an industry report released on Monday. The Insti...

Manufacturing Is Growing, Even As The Economy Slows

Posted 07.02.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Steven C. Johnson) - The pace of expansion in U.S. manufacturing slowed in April for a second straight month but was brisker than exp...

Fast-Growing Manufacturing Sector Cools Off

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Manufacturing activity cooled off a bit last month after expanding in February at the fastest pace in nearly seven years. The Inst...

William Alden

Manufacturing Strongest Since 2004, But Challenges Remain | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a sign that the economy continues to recover, albeit unevenly, manufacturing just finished up another strong month. New orders and production rose...

Do International Activists Help or Hinder the Palestinian Struggle?

Alison Avigayil Ramer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alison Avigayil Ramer

Every summer, hundreds of young international activists travel to Israel to stand in solidarity with Palestinians. Some seasoned activists question whether their activism functions more like occupation tourism.

U.S. Service Sector Expanded In January

AP | TALI ARBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The economy's service sector grew slightly in January, while the pace of job losses slowed, signaling a recovery still struggling to ...