July 31, 2009 The economy shrank less than expected last quarter. The president says that shows the $787 billion package is working.
July 31, 2009 Cash for Clunkers is a government program to take older cars off the road. It's proved popular with consumers in the early going, and it's also generating another line of paying work.
July 30, 2009 The Treasury Department released its new list of people you're forbidden to do business with. It's not easy rendering some of the names for English speakers.
July 29, 2009 Some say speculators drove up the price of oil last year, and they want the practice stopped. Others, including Paul Krugman, say speculators couldn't possibly have that effect.
July 23, 2009 Goldman Sachs has repayed all its TARP money to the government. Observers say this particular bailout worked out well for taxpayers.
July 21, 2009 IMF Plans to Inject $250 Billion Into Global Economy
July 21, 2009 Dunkin' Donuts says its franchise owners have lots of places to borrow from other than CIT.
July 21, 2009 Ex-Insider's Book Details Lehman Brothers Collapse
July 17, 2009 The New York Times reports that some French workers have kidnapped their bosses, and others are threatening to blow up their own factories (a bluff, th
July 17, 2009 New research suggests that hot years impacts economic growth in poor countries.
July 17, 2009 New research suggests that poor countries experience significantly slower economic growth in years when the thermometer soars. Economists are studying why poorer economies of the world tend to be in hot places.
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July 15, 2009 The new inflation numbers are out. Labor Department says the consumer price index rose 0.7% in June. The BLS says the increase was mostly due to rising gasoline prices.
July 15, 2009 Yesterday's news that Goldman Sachs made an impressive $2.72 billion profit last quarter raises some awkward questions for the government. Goldman took $10 billion in TARP m
July 14, 2009 The Congressional Oversight Panel says taxpayers are being shortchanged on warrants the Treasury Department bought when it bailed out banks.
July 13, 2009 Japan could roll back emissions, but not without its economy taking a hit.
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