UPDATE: No net growth in new jobs in August kept the US unemployment rate at 9.1 percent. Six reasons the country is struggling to put people to work – and why it may not last.
It's been the worst decade for American workers in a century. That hardly calls for a celebration.
A federal appeals court ruled Friday against the mandate that forces individuals to buy private health-care insurance. This will help push the high court to take the case soon. And it should help better define freedom in personal health choices.
The Dow has lost 9.13 percent of its value over three days of trading. It's bad, but investors have seen much worse in previous sell-offs. Still, 'crash' versus 'correction' is a matter of debate.
Double-dip recession could be coming, but it doesn't have to be. As Americans are becoming fearful of a double-dip recession, lawmakers in Washington are obsessing over the wrong things.