GDP rose by only 0.6 percent last quarter, the slowest rate in one year.
The black vote was key to his decisive win Saturday. To be competitive in the Feb. 5 sweepstakes, he'll need a broader coalition of independents, young people, and affluent whites, analysts say.
Economists can't officially call it a 'recession' until six months after it began, but this one's arrival seems noisier.
The films leading the race tended to be long on grandeur and bleak in outlook. Is it a reflection of America's mood?
The government aims for more spending, but in the past many saved their checks.
A statistical snapshot of black progress in areas from education to home ownership.
The economy and education are areas where lawmakers may break partisan gridlock.
Readers write about New Jersey's apology for slavery, low population growth, and the benefits of reading.
Stronger financial institutions are purchasing weaker ones. Case in point: Bank of America has announced it will purchase Countrywide Financial.