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The reappointment of Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman and positive home price and consumer confidence reports point toward a recovery, economists say. The nation seemed on the brink of a second Great Depression last fall with the collapse of the Wall Street investment firm Lehman Brothers, but even though many ordinary people won't see signs of recovery yet, economic indicators are pointing to the end of recession, USA Today reported Wednesday. Bernanke deserves a significant amount...
High unemployment is likely to haunt the U.S. economy for years to come, a leading U.S.
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The number of U.S. consumers falling 30 days behind on their short-term loans rose to a record 4.2 percent in the fourth quarter, the U.S.
Plans for energy-efficient cars, fewer showrooms and shared sacrifice were aired Thursday by the three U.S. automakers seeking emergency funding from Congress. Chief executives told the U.S.
The number of U.S. citizens receiving food stamps could surpass 30 million this month, federal officials said. The U.S.
By MICHAEL CORKERY By Michael Corkery The Wall Street Journal The government takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac probably will help ease mortgage interest rates for homebuyers, say economists, home builders and housing experts.