Articles Tagged 'american economy'
Ocasio-Cortez contradicts herself on role of government in massive and unprecedented ‘Green New Deal’
Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who announced a sweeping “Green New Deal” on Thursday that promises to render air travel obsolete, get rid of…
U.S. Jobless Claims Plunge to Lowest Weekly Tally Since 1973
U.S. filings for unemployment benefits plummeted to the lowest level in almost 45 years in a sign the job market will tighten further in 2018,…
Romney, Obama trade fire on economy in dueling Ohio addresses
Battling toe-to-toe for the first time, Mitt Romney leap-frogged President Obama in dueling economic speeches Thursday to Ohio voters, and ripped his opponent’s record on jobs growth and an American economy stuck in neutral.
The president, countering in an economic address of his own moments later, claimed that Romney’s economic prescriptions would signal a return to policies…
Jobless Rate Holds Steady, Raising Hopes of Recovery
By PETER S. GOODMAN and JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ
The New York Times
The American economy lost fewer jobs than expected last month, bolstering hopes that the worst may finally be over in the wrenching event known as the Great Recession.
The monthly snapshot of the job market released by the Labor Department on Friday was hardly cause for celebration:…