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May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.


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U-M Report: Nearly All In Southeast Michigan Hit By Recession

University of Michigan professors and researchers presented findings of a study involving Michigan’s Recession and Recovery at the U of M Detroit Center on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2012

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies to Congress on the AIG bailout (Photo by Ann Heisenfelt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.


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Ford Revamps European Lineup

“Despite the economic crisis, we are investing in the future,” says Ford of Europe Chairman and CEO Stephen O’Dell.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2012

Health Care Cost Slowdowns Continue, Predated 2007 Recession

ANN ARBOR — An article just published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that a downward bend in the health care cost curve is not simply the result of the recession which began […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

Retirement Plans After The Great Recession

New research by the University of Michigan shows that 40 percent of older Americans postponed retirement in the wake of the Great Recession.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2012


Is Another Recession Looming? 9 In 10 Americans Say ‘Yes’

As they look down the long road of economic recovery, an overwhelming number of Americans see another recession.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2011


U-M Economists: Rough Road To Recovery

University of Michigan economists are out with their latest economic outlook — and they’re predicting a slow recovery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

New Census Data: More Mich. Residents In Poverty

More Michigan residents are living in poverty as the state works to free itself from the lingering effects of the nation’s recession, according to new census data released Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2011


Economic Stress In MI Going Down Following Auto Part Shortages

Although Midwestern states have seen the largest decreases in economic stress since the recession ended, Michigan experienced a monthly jump in stress in May.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2011