The longest recession the country has endured since World War II ended in June 2009, according to a group that dates the beginning and end of recessions.
Americans’ long journey to regain the wealth they lost in the recession is stalled.
Forget the Dow and the GDP. Here’s the latest economic indicator: The U.S. birth rate has fallen to its lowest level in at least a century as many people apparently decided they couldn’t afford more […]
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday that the Fed will consider making another large-scale purchase of securities if the slowing economy were to deteriorate significantly and signs of deflation were to flare.