Great recession gives way to tepid recovery that leaves voters worried, exhausted on CNBC live event with President Obama.
The Dow average is down 438 points over two days as investors move from stocks to Treasuries. That's pushing mortgage rates to 50-year lows.
Belt-tightening by state and local governments offset almost all of President Obama's stimulus spending, according to a recent study.
Boston recently hosted the National Bureau of Economic Research environmental economics meetings.
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But the Federal Reserve head, Ben Bernanke, also warns that the economy will still feel weak, in terms of jobs and wages, for some time.
In practice, the populist solution is not as simple or as effective as it sounds.