Economy

Economist Recommends $50K Tax Refund For All

With the U.S. staring down the barrel of a default deadline, an economist says an agreement on the budget may be too little, too late.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2013

Furloughed federal workers chant and shout as House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and fellow House Republicans hold a news conference on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol October 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White House Meeting Yields No Progress On Shutdown

“The American people would get better government out of Monkey Island at the local zoo than we’re giving them today.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

Michigan Feels Blowback As Federal Shutdown Enters Second Day

The state will lose $18 million each day the shutdown continues, Budget Director John Nixon said. “This is just ridiculous.”

10/02/2013

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September Car Sales Set To Soften

An early Labor Day helped August car sales, at the expense of September.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2013

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Report: Homelessness In Michigan Continues To Decline

A deeper look at homelessness statistics shows signs of an improving economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2013

Management Briefing Seminars (Jeff Gilbert photo)

Age, Price And Economy Could Impact Future Car Sales

Sales are expected to grow, but economy and high car prices remain a risk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2013

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Detroit Three Lead Way As July Car Sales Jump

Chrysler and Ford sales up 11 percent in July. GM sales up 16 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2013

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Car Sales Hit Levels Not Seen Since 2007

Ford sales up 13 percent, Chrysler sales rise 8 percent, GM up 6 percent. Imports see similar gains.

07/02/2013

Car Sales Have Foot On Accelerator At Mid-Year

Ford and Chrysler are expected to be in the lead when June car sales numbers are released on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2013

Bret with daughter Zoey. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Dad Enters Non-Traditional Role Of Stay At Home With Downturn In Economy

Bret Panter of W. Bloomfield is a graphic designer who chose to stay at home when the job market dried up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2013

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