Posts Tagged ‘economic’

Fed Holds on Rates, Says Recovery Remains ‘Slow’

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

The Federal Reserve said the economic recovery was still too slow to bring down unemployment, reaffirming its commitment to purchase $600 billion in bonds to stimulate growth and create jobs.

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What Summers Exit Will Mean For Obama’s Economic Policy

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

The departure of economic adviser Larry Summers opens the way for President Obama to shake up leadership of his economic team and show he is taking seriously growing public frustration over the sluggish economic recovery.

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Purchase Power: Will It Make You Happy?

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

The practices that consumers have adopted in response to the economic crisis ultimately could…make them happier. New studies of consumption and happiness show, for instance, that people are happier when they stop trying to outdo the Joneses.

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Purchase Power: Will It Make You Happy?

Fed Officials Again Pledge Low Rates, Slow Asset Sales

Friday, April 9th, 2010

U.S. Federal Reserve officials again reiterated their commitment to low interest rates for “an extended period” on Thursday, given the fragile nature of the economic recovery.

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Winners and Losers: Who’s Hurt, and Who’s Not, by $3 Gas

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Analysts say $3 a gallon gasoline is a “done deal” this summer. Will high prices derail the economic recovery

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Winners and Losers: Who’s Hurt, and Who’s Not, by $3 Gas

Obama: Cutting Deficit as Important as Job Growth

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

President Barack Obama said Saturday that trimming budget deficits is as important as creating jobs, his top domestic priority this year, to continue the economic recovery that appears under way.

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