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If Anybody Ever Tells You It's Too Expensive To Solve The World's Problems, Show Them This

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.29.2014 | Impact

The world's problems are so staggering that they sometimes feel completely unchangeable. Every day seems to leave more suffering, disease and tragedy ...

U.S. Consumer Spending Down For First Time In Almost A Year

Reuters | Lucia Mutikani | Posted 05.31.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON - Consumer spending fell in April for the first time in almost a year and inflation pressures were subdued, pointing to a slowdown in econo...

Troubling Sign For U.S. Economy

Reuters | Martinne Geller and Lisa Baertlein | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - The Dow Jones industrial average is at an all-time high, the jobless rate has fallen to a four-year low and the housing market is seeing a...

Bruce Bartlett: The Looming Federal Budget Train Wreck

The Fiscal Times | Bruce Bartlett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Many economists believe that the Great Recession resulted from a "perfect storm" of various factors that were not too serious individually, but when c...

U.S. Savings Rate: Highest Level In A Year, Says Commerce Department

MarketWatch | Greg Robb, MarketWatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The savings rate among U.S. households rose to the highest level in a year in June as income and spending were flat, the Commerce Department estimated...