Critics see a Clinton-era executive rule protecting national forests from new roads — the ‘roadless rule’ — as a job-killing block on access to the country’s natural resources.
The yuan, pegged to the dollar until not long ago and managed more recently to keep Chinese exports cheap — is turning into a global reserve currency. Africa may be China’s earliest, easiest zone of success.
After an unprecedented two years of no cost-of-living adjustment, Social Security is poised to boost payments in January, a private group calculates. The Social Security COLA will be between 3.5 and 3.7 percent.
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Administration officials say they support the bill’s currency-strengthening goals but worry that it might violate U.S. obligations under World Trade Organization rules.
As an urgent matter of national security, active and retired military officers dubbed the “green hawks” have been beating the drum for increased energy efficiency and wider use of renewable fuels for civilian and military needs.
Union support offers Occupy Wall Street protesters organization and supplies. But will union involvement change the movement’s message?
Greece is closer to default than previously thought, calling into question whether a second bailout would be enough to contain the European debt crisis and avoid another global recession.
As the country teeters on the edge of another recession, economists offer divergent views on the right path forward.
A revised FEMA spending forecast gave Congress “a way out.” Said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday: “Let’s fight when there’s something to fight about. There’s nothing to fight about tonight.”
HP, now America’s largest high-tech company, has had recent troubles in finding an effective CEO, reflecting a company caught between the Silicon Valley way and a more traditional model for big business.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged Thursday as the Fed warned “there are significant downside risks to the economic outlook,” and worries about a global recession grew.
The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it will drive down long-term interest rates through “Operation Twist.” The move has already pushed mortgage rates to historic lows, but Wall Street appears to have doubts about its broader economic imp
He rejected criticism over the prospect of $1.5 trillion in tax increases on the wealthy during the next decade, insisting that the rich should not get a better deal than “ordinary families.”
On Thursday, Netflix projected a loss of approximately 1 million subscribers this month, lowering expectations for U.S. subscribers for the third quarter by 4 percent.
More Americans are living in poverty than ever before — and for Hispanics, the trends are especially bleak. Their poverty rate went up 1.3 percentage points in 2010, the sharpest annual rise of any group except blacks.
With all the financial turmoil, what’s a prudent investor to do? If your first instinct is to run for the hills, don’t do it, investment pros say.
If passed, economists say it should generate jobs in two ways, but exactly how many jobs would be added is a matter of educated guesswork for economists.
Help wanted with a twist: Some firms won’t even consider hiring someone who doesn’t already have a job.
The judges rejected legal challenges to the country’s participation in bailouts but also ruled that Germany’s future moves to offer economic aid for the eurozone require parliamentary backing.