U.S employers have more job openings than at any other time in nearly five years. Yet they seem in no hurry to fill them.
It’s a staple of every presidential election, a single question that puts the incumbent’s record on trial and asks American voters to be the jurors.
A few years ago I wrote an article, “Demographics, Development and Demand,” in which I predicted a return of the housing market by late 2010. Well, we all make mistakes.
Five years after the housing bust, the U.S. economy is showing signs of finally bottoming out.
The U.S. economic recovery hasn’t felt much like one even for people who managed to find new jobs after being laid off. Most of them have had to settle for less pay.
U.S. employers added only 80,000 jobs in June, a third straight month of weak hiring that shows the economy is still struggling three years after the recession ended.
Published: June 25, 2012
States starting to turn the corner on their Great Recession budget woes are taking the cautious approach, socking away millions of dollars in rainy day budgets rather than restoring spending for education, health care and social services.
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits ticked down last week after dropping sharply the previous week, evidence hiring could pick up this month.
Dan Mitchell has borrowed $3 million in the past year and a half to buy real estate and equipment to expand his brewery, Ithaca Beer Co. It hasn’t been easy.
As if gas prices weren’t high enough, several states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous.