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US Economy Recession

Only One Country Recovered From The Recession Faster Than The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

The U.S. economy recovered from the recession quicker than every country except Germany, according to a report released Monday by President Barack Oba...

U.S. Economy Grew At Slowest Pace In Nearly Two Years

AP | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster but still anemic rate at the end of last year. However, there is hope that growth accel...

Are We Blaming Consumers for Their Own Misfortune?

Chris Abraham | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business
Chris Abraham

Will we continue to over-hunt, over-fish our customers, consumers, and our market -- our prey -- until they're either extinct or just too savvy to fall for our seductive calls? What is our responsibility to the health, happiness, and success of those who we fleece for money?

FDR's New Deal Shattered the Austerity Myth

David Woolner | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
David Woolner

Much like the 1930s, our slow climb out of the Great Recession has been made all the more difficult thanks to the unwillingness of austerity hawks in Congress to pass the president's jobs bill and other pieces of stimulus legislation.

Lucky Shopper Finds Picasso In Thrift Store

Posted 03.29.2012 | Arts

Zach Bodish had been up and down the aisles of the Volunteers of America thrift store many times before, but wasn't finding anything of interest... un...

World Job Market Showing Signs Of Recovery

The Guardian | Kathryn Hopkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Britain's employers are reporting improved recruitment plans for the first time in three years, offering a "glimmer of hope" to jobseekers in the run-...

Durable Goods Orders Rise Unexpectedly In May

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for manufactured goods from computers to aircraft surged in May for a second straight month. And a gauge o...

Jobless rolls swell again as recession persists

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Hopes that the economy may be poised for a recovery got a splash of reality Thursday: The unemployment rolls are still getting bigg...

The Obama Challenges

John Bruhns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Bruhns

As President, Obama will need to confront two costly wars, global terrorism, an economy on the brink and a serious energy crisis. Don't expect immediate change.

Bernanke Says Recession Possible

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — For the first time, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledged the U.S. could reel into recession from the powerful punches...