The Discoverer Deep Seas drill ship sits off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico in this 2006 photo. President Obama's plan expands eastward the area of the Gulf where drilling is already permitted. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

itoggle caption Alex Brandon/AP

Tan Ruihan (second from right), who recently received a master's degree in finance from Boston University, waited in a line to enter a job fair last month in New York. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

itoggle caption Mark Lennihan/AP

The Alinghi 5 sailing off Valencia, Spain. Alinghi's yacht club, Societe Nautique de Geneve, is based in Switzerland. Luca Butto/Alinghi hide caption

itoggle caption Luca Butto/Alinghi

Professional shopper Lauren A. Rothman, who personally shops for those who don't have the time or fashion sense, works her way through the women's department at a major store. Paul Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

itoggle caption Paul Richards/AFP/Getty Images