Topic: U.S. Department of Commerce
A new report from the Department of Commerce shows average US incomes rising, but with rapidly-climbing fuel and food prices, 'real' disposable income is down.
03/28/2011 03:08 pm
US Trade Representative Ron Kirk discussed the importance of trade in today's economy, reports that he will be named Commerce Secretary, and whether growth of China's trade with Latin America is a threat at a March 10 Monitor lunch.
03/28/2011 03:01 pm
The US stock market gained for the week, with the Dow up 3 percent. Investors are regaining confidence in stocks despite developments in Japan, Libya, and Europe.
03/25/2011 05:44 pm
Dow gains 84 points, up nearly 5 percent over the last six trading days.
03/24/2011 07:26 pm
Even as radiation leaked from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, the US and Chile signed a nuclear power cooperation agreement, days ahead of President Obama's visit Monday.
03/21/2011 05:08 pm
Dow Industrials fall 242 points. Stocks on S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes also drop to lowest levels of the year.
03/16/2011 06:21 pm
Housing starts fall to second-lowest level in more than half a century.
03/16/2011 11:49 am
IBM, General Electric and Microsoft lead the market lower. Dow falls more than 60 points initially.
03/16/2011 11:27 am
With the House and Senate no closer to agreeing on a federal budget – already five months overdue – House Republicans suggest moving back the deadline for a sixth time.
03/11/2011 08:43 pm
The Dow average rose 59 points on Friday, but was down 1 percent for the week.
03/11/2011 06:01 pm