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The US job market is in rough shape, but there are some signs of progress as well. Here's a Labor Day quiz that sheds some light on where opportunities lie within a mostly tepid job market.
09/05/2010 11:07 am
08/31/2010 09:48 am
President Obama will announce Tuesday a plan to revamp the export controls on sensitive military equipment. The move could boost US trade, but it will have to be done carefully, experts say.
08/30/2010 08:51 pm
There's sharp debate among forecasters as they examine the durability of the economic recovery and discuss what will happen next.
08/25/2010 04:27 pm
Consumer spending is still low, but that's not so bad. Savings rates are inching up, and they are a key to economic stability.
08/04/2010 01:20 pm
For every dollar of goods and services produced in the US in 2009, American workers saw only about 55 cents. Globalization and a lack of support for unions in Washington are contributing factors.
02/22/2010 06:12 pm
China’s growing economic clout and its role as lender to the US means Obama has less leverage to press for changes to US-China trade.
11/17/2009 12:00 am
American consumers can no longer borrow madly to buy so many goods from abroad. Shoppers in emerging nations must be the next engine of growth, some argue.
10/13/2009 01:00 am
The decline in Americans' household wealth has led to uncertainty about how strong the economic recovery will be. The uncertainty is visible in the Dow's fluctuations – such as a drop of nearly 200 points Monday morning.
08/17/2009 01:00 am
The fewest consumers in six decades say their own finances are improving.
08/14/2009 01:00 am