- Eurozone economy ends 2015 with whimper as dark clouds grow Updated: Feb-12-16 8:04 am
LONDON - The 19-country eurozone is in its longest stretch of economic expansion since the global financial crisis in 2008 but growth remains paltry despite a series of tail winds and is susceptible to a reverse if the worst fears in financial markets come to fruition.
- What a recession does to your money Updated: Feb-11-16 4:29 pm
NEW YORK - If we are indeed in the midst of a recession - and we won't know we're in one until well after it's begun - stocks likely still have a long way to go down.
- Yellen: Too early to determine impact of global developments Updated: Feb-11-16 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that global economic pressures pose risks to the U.S. economy but said it's too soon to know whether those risks are severe enough to alter the Fed's interest-rate policies.
- Belarusian leader says Russia will offer bailout Updated: Feb-08-16 11:03 am
MINSK, Belarus - The leader of Belarus says Russia has promised to offer financial assistance to his nation.
- The Latest: Eli Manning outshone many ads on social media Updated: Feb-07-16 11:05 pm
NEW YORK - The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game:
- Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth Updated: Feb-05-16 5:12 pm
WASHINGTON - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth.
- US exports fell in 2015 for first time since recession Updated: Feb-05-16 9:30 am
WASHINGTON - The U.S. trade deficit rose in December as American exports fell for a third straight month, reflecting the pressures of a stronger dollar and spreading global weakness. Those factors contributed to the first annual drop in U.S. export sales since the Great Recession shrank global trade six years ago.
- Friday's jobs report could ease US recession fears. Or not. Updated: Feb-05-16 3:46 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those trends have elevated concern that a U.S. recession may loom in the next year or two.
- Auditorium renovated for $3M on sale to city for $100 Updated: Feb-04-16 4:20 am
GALESBURG, Illinois - An auditorium with $3 million in renovations is for sale for $100.
- Indiana among states where food stamp waivers already gone Updated: Feb-01-16 8:19 am
INDIANAPOLIS - While people in many states are bracing for the return of a three-month limit on food stamps for many, the provision ended last year in Indiana.
- US economy likely slowed sharply in October-December quarter Updated: Jan-29-16 3:18 am
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy likely slowed significantly in the final three months of 2015 - and the picture seems to have grown gloomier in the first few weeks of 2016.
- The Latest: Herbert praises Utah public lands plan Updated: Jan-27-16 9:00 pm
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- Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials Updated: Jan-27-16 6:00 pm
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
- Debt collectors beware: Judge's ruling could change the game Updated: Jan-24-16 11:11 am
HAWTHORNE, New Jersey - Ever had a debt collector on your back for money you knew you didn't owe? Listen to the story of Steven Psaros and take heart.
- Nebraska portable toilet industry growing Updated: Jan-23-16 10:46 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - At a career juncture 15 years ago, Bryan Niemann had the opportunity to "do portable restrooms or a lawn mower service."
- Jobs up, Pennsylvania unemployment hits post-recession low Updated: Jan-22-16 11:22 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Employer payrolls crept up in Pennsylvania last month to a record high, and the state's unemployment rate fell to its post-recession low, the state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday.
- Sande's leadership helped Reno's PGA Tour event survive Updated: Jan-22-16 2:02 am
RENO, Nevada - There were times John Sande III thought the Reno-Tahoe Open, now known as the Barracuda Championship, might not make it.
- Las Vegas land not dirt cheap or selling like it once was Updated: Jan-22-16 2:01 am
LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas once was a hot spot for land speculators, who couldn't get enough desert tracts to develop or flip to other investors.
- Stock market tumble could keep pension funds behind Updated: Jan-22-16 12:53 am
The slide on Wall Street could damage public employee pension funds around the country, most of which haven't even recovered from the Great Recession, and the burden could end up falling on taxpayers.
- Economists tell Arizona lawmakers recovery still underway Updated: Jan-21-16 5:50 pm
PHOENIX - Economists who advise the Arizona Legislature said Thursday they believe the state's financial outlook will continue to brighten at a moderate pace despite pressure from national and world markets that have dropped in recent weeks.
- New ads of club for Hartford elite take aim at stuffy image Updated: Jan-21-16 1:55 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Hartford Club, a social hub for the city's upper crust that counts Mark Twain among past members, is launching its first modern advertising campaign to as it tries to overcome damage from the recession and a stuffy public image.
- NC public universities break record at nearly 225K students Updated: Jan-21-16 4:18 am
GREENSBORO, North Carolina - Students are flocking back into North Carolina's public universities.
- Cheap oil, good for consumers, is slamming stocks. Why? Updated: Jan-20-16 11:34 pm
NEW YORK - Wall Street is drowning in oil.
- Obama tours auto show, pledges help for Flint's water crisis Updated: Jan-20-16 8:31 pm
DETROIT - President Barack Obama on Wednesday hailed the revival of the nation's auto industry while acknowledging the water crisis in nearby Flint, Michigan, saying the detection of high levels of lead serve as a reminder that the government can't shortchange basic services.
- US housing starts slip in December, but annual gains solid Updated: Jan-20-16 10:19 am
WASHINGTON - US builders started fewer homes in December, but prior gains meant that residential construction ended 2015 at its healthiest level in eight years.