By Meghan Barr AP Writer Twinsburg, Ohio — The clerk at the candy shop does not want to cry. She is determinedly cheerful, a professional smiler, dressed head to toe in bright turquoise. But standing next to a display of ...Read More »
By John Kominicki Dolan Media Newswires Long Island, N.Y. – Government officials have discovered that saving Wall Street was cheaper than they thought, and they’re now scrambling to spend the leftover $200 billion on something else. This is a lot ...Read More »
By TOM RAUM Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The road from recession to recovery is rarely smooth, straight or short. It comes with detours, forks and even dead ends. And sometimes surprises. While each American recession is different, most ...Read More »
By ALAN ZIBEL and MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — The budding economic recovery is getting little help from the home building industry, which normally creates jobs and boosts growth as a recession ends. Construction of homes unexpectedly ...
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By ANNE FLAHERTY Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd on Tuesday called for sweeping new government powers to prevent another economic collapse, protect consumers and dismantle failing institutions. Dodd’s 1,100 page-draft would strip the ...Read More »