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A 'Greater' Recession, if Fed QE Ends Too Soon

Harlan Green | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

The stock and bond markets are sinking because of Fed Chairman Bernanke's seemingly offhand remark that the Fed could slow down its QE purchases of se...

Why Are Republicans Playing With Fire?

Harlan Green | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business
Harlan Green

The reports that 4,000 FAA employees and up to 70,000 airport construction workers narrowly escaped being laid off until Labor Day because Congress went on vacation is unbelievably true.

How Much Is A Good Teacher Worth? Report Says $400,000 A Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

How much is a good teacher worth? Some would say they're priceless, but recent findings in the National Bureau of Economic Research's The Economic Val...

A Look At How The Economy Has Fared Since The Recession Ended

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


The Recession Is Over, Says Economic Panel

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(AP, JEANNINE AVERSA): It's official: The longest recession the country has endured since World War II ended in June 2009, according to a group that d...

What Exactly Is A 'Double-Dip' Recession

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Concerns are rising that the economy is at risk of slipping into a "double-dip" recession. High unemployment, Europe's debt crisis, ...

Recession Over? Not So Fast, Says The Agency Charged With Tracking Downturns

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Forget Dow 11k, the recession may not be over -- at least, not technically. The National Bureau of Economic Research, the non-profit organization ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Great Recession Not Over Yet, Though Data Suggests Expansion (CHARTS) | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Put the champagne back on ice -- the Great Recession ain't over yet. The committee that decides such matters, the Business Cycle Dating Committee o...

Weekly Audit: It's a Recession, Stupid (and what that means) Economy NewsLadder

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The Media Consortium

We are clearly out of options that match up with Friedman's monetarism, indicating that public policy has nowhere left to turn except direct government spending on economic support.

It's Official! The Recession is Here!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

The National Bureau of Economic Research of Cambridge has declared that we are in a recession. But more impressively, the research shows that we have, in fact, been in this recession since last December.

Wise Men Say Recession is a Year Old

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

The seven "Wise Men" announced today that the economy entered a recession back in December 2007. The "Wise Men" are seven economists on the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee.