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The Startling Truth About Employment And The Fiscal Cliff

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Washington's budget tightening is having a minimal effect on businesses, a survey of business economists released Monday shows. The ...

8 Japanese Dishes For Beginners

Caroline Phelps | Posted 05.04.2013 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

What do you think of fermented soybeans (natto), firefly squid with pickled wasabi, chicken bones (nankotsu) and hearts, arugula salad with dried baby fish topped with a poached egg, and sea eel with soy and lemon? Probably not much or unappealing if you're not too familiar with Japanese food.

Tax Code Must Be Reformed By Congress, 95 Percent Of Economists Say

AP | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Most business economists opposed the automatic spending cuts that took effect Friday night amid the gridlock between President Obama and...

Tax Hikes Necessary To Bring Down Deficit, Economists Say

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 11.23.2012 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The best way to reduce the federal deficit is through a combination of higher taxes and spending cuts, according to a group of econo...

How The Eurozone Crisis Is Affecting U.S. Job Seekers

Reuters | Posted 09.14.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, July 16 (Reuters) - American companies are scaling back plans to hire workers and a rising share of firms feel the European debt crisis ...

Economists Predict Job Losses Will Stop In Early 2010

AP | EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Economists expect the joblessness that has weighed down the nation's economic recovery will start to slowly abate in 2010, but they predict consumers ...

Economy Shrank By 5.7 Percent In Q1

Yahoo! Finance | Jeannine Aversa, AP Economics Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy sank at a 5.7 percent pace in the first quarter as the brute force of the recession carried over into this year. ...