After each election, the media tends to brood over a predictable set of issues, like the small mindedness of campaign policy proposals to the nastiness of negative advertising.
The 2% economy—what caused this slow-growth cycle and what might cure it—was the make-or-break issue of the 2012 presidential election.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average had its worst day of the year yesterday, dropping 313 points or 2.36% as investors worried about the economic health of the eurozone and the effects of tax increases and spending cuts set to go …
On Oct. 5, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the official unemployment rate had dropped from 8.1% to 7.8% — a surprisingly sharp decline given the slow pace of growth in the U.S. economy.
Amid epically long lines at gas stations and pervasive fear and panic among drivers in areas hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, entrepreneurs have jumped into action.
This election cycle has been so contentious, divisive, and relentless that most Americans will breathe a sigh of relief once it’s over.
Here it is, folks: The final jobs report before the 2012 Presidential Election.
The hurricane wreaked havoc among the restaurants and businesses in the historic but long ignored Brooklyn area. Now it has to rebuild
Hurricanes are often associated with soaring gas prices, and sometimes even complaints from drivers about price gouging by gas stations as well. Experts, however, say that Sandy’s effects on gas prices will be mild.
A weak showing in home sales and more disappointing earnings reports are sending stocks lower on Wall Street, extending a weeklong slide.