11/27/13 08:51 AM
(www.washingtonpost.com) Fears about jobs and the economy are high, a poll shows, especially among lower-income Americans.
By Associated Press | 11/27/13 08:35 AM
No one begs Santa Claus for cheaper gasoline. Yet falling gas prices are shaping up as an unexpected gift for drivers — and for people on their holiday shopping lists. The average price of gasoline has tumbled 49 cents from its peak this year to $3.29 a gallon, putting it on track for the...
By Brian Hughes | 11/26/13 04:55 PM
President Obama in the heart of Tinseltown on Tuesday had a clear message for Hollywood executives: Don't glorify violence. “When it comes to gun violence, we’ve got to make sure that we’re not glorifying it,” Obama said during remarks at DreamWorks Animation in Los Angeles. “The...
By Alfonso Aguilar and Rich Danker | 11/26/13 03:15 PM
As Puerto Rico marked the Nov. 19 anniversary of its discovery by Christopher Columbus, the Obama White House announced it was dispatching an interagency task force to give advice to the island's beleaguered government. With nearly $70 billion in public debt and a credit rating hovering near...
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/26/13 02:08 PM
FDR loved him some Big Business-Big Government collusion. See the National Industrial Recovery Act, or the Export-Import Bank, which FDR created. Ask the Schechter Brothers or Roscoe Filburn about what it was like to be a small businessman in FDR's time.
By Joseph Lawler | 11/25/13 07:22 PM
Labor market “churn” is picking up, but it remains low. Friday's Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover survey showed that there were 4.6 million hires in September, to go along with 4.4 million job separations. Overall job churn is still far from its prerecession...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/25/13 01:42 PM
Sen. Jerry Moran, executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, warned roughly 500 of the committee's top donors Monday that recent changes to the Senate's filibuster rules could hurt the economy and threaten energy and financial services sectors in particular.
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/25/13 01:27 PM
Sheldon Adelson was the biggest Republican donor in the 2012 election. Now he's lobbying to curtail online gambling. Why? Presumably because online gambling would compete with his business: casino gambling. Some industry insiders think online gambling could bring new people into the worlds of...
11/25/13 01:17 PM
(www.foxbusiness.com) Economists pared back their estimates for growth in the fourth quarter, according to a new survey, even as the Federal Reserve keeps it foot squarely on the accelerator.
11/25/13 10:56 AM
(www.salon.com) The Science Guy weighs in on how teaching kids about evolution will impact the U.S. economy well into the future
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