Hummer vehicles offered for sale in June at Woodfield Hummer, a dealerhip in Schaumburg, Ill. GM's decision to end production of Hummers may result in job losses for autoworkers in Indiana.
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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke appeared before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., in the first of two days of testimony.
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William Wright, of Detroit, fills out an application while standing in line at a job fair in Detroit. Even once the jobless rate starts to come down, wages are likely to remain flat for the foreseeable future, economists say.