Topic: Richard Berner
On Sept. 15, 2008, the investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy. Today, broader oversight of financial markets is designed to make financial crises less frequent and less severe.
The short answer is yes. Forecasters anticipate that extending the Bush tax cuts, as well as other measures in the Obama-GOP deal, will breathe life into the economic recovery.
12/08/2010 04:27 pm
Tepid but sustainable, is the most common answer. Growth in Asia will be the main driver, with help from a modest revival in the US.
08/14/2009 01:00 am
The Conference Board's economic indicators were positive for the third straight month in June, though recovery may be slow.
07/20/2009 01:00 am
Despite Obama's three new economic initiatives, world stock markets have slumped and the Dow hit a six-year low.
02/20/2009 12:00 am