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Economic Expansion

Fastest Growth In A Year

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth is likely languishing in the second half of 2013, held back by federal policies and a slow...

How The Government Can Jump-Start Hiring

Los Angeles Times | Tom Campbell | Posted 10.21.2011 | Business

Companies are not hiring, but it's not because they're worried about the national debt. The economy is not growing, but it's not because the public se...

Millionaires Numbers Grew Amid Recession '09: report

Reuters | Joseph A. Giannone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

EW YORK (Reuters) - The rich grew richer last year, even as the world endured the worst recession in decades. A stock market rebound helped the world...

America Needs a Jobs Bill, and the Federal Deficit Shouldn't Stand in the Way

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Last month's drop in the unemployment rate is certainly good news. But without additional action, there is little likelihood that the economy will return to anything resembling full employment.