Topic: Jennifer Lee
The US Commerce Department released its figures for the first month of the new year Friday.
A report by the Commerce Department said retail sales rose in July, a sign that the economy could be improving.
The number of people seeing unemployment aid dropped to a four-year low, the Labor Department said Thursday. It comes on the heels of 8.3 percent unemployment rate, the lowest in three years.
European Central Bank loans are intended to keep banks lending and avoid a credit crunch. But the head of the European Central Bank resists providing similar help to indebted nations.
12/21/2011 12:31 pm
Debt problems in US, Europe don't stop investors from buying up stocks. But analysts warn debt woes remain markets' primary concern.
07/19/2011 12:41 pm
Obama wants to triple public financing for new nuclear power plants, even as he nixes funds for storing commercial radioactive waste. The policy may be calculated to win votes for climate change legislation, but critics say it's not 'coherent' and carries new security risks.
02/04/2010 01:33 pm