Tag Archives: economy

Trail Mix

As the race winds down McCain goes negative

With just three weeks left until Election Day, the presidential campaign of Republican Sen.…

By Joyce Jones

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Bush Signs Bailout Bill

House bill includes AMT patch, FDIC increase

The House of Representatives passed the $700 billion emergency economic stabilization bill and sent it…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Voter Registration Deadline Monday

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On Nov. 4 registered voters will have the opportunity send a message to…

By Renita Burns

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Factchecking the Candidates

During and after the one and only vice presidential debate the McCain-Palin and Obama-Biden campaigns…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Palin vs. Biden

The debate is over.  To her credit, Palin made no gaffes and gained confidence as…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Who’ll Get the Boot?

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Short of men leaping from buildings on Wall Street and children selling apples roadside, the…

By Renita Burns

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Who’ll Get the Boot?

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Short of men leaping from buildings on Wall Street and children selling apples roadside, the…

By Renita Burns

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Ask an Economist: Breaking Down the Financial Crisis

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It has been a jarring September for Wall Street. It is just the middle…

By Renita Burns

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Got Jobs?

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It’s enough to make your stomach churn. Those gloom and doom economic reports that…

By Renita Burns

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Candidates React to Employment Figures

The Department of Labor reported this morning the U.S. unemployment rate surged 6.1% in August,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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A Taxing Campaign

Obama and McCain take a stand on tax breaks, exemptions, deductions, and credits

Obama and McCain take a stand on tax breaks, exemptions, deductions, and credits.

By Joyce Jones

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On the Issues: The Economy

Presidential candidates spell out plans for reviving the economy

The economy is the top concern for American voters, according to a recent Associated Press/Yahoo…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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U.S. Recession–Are We or Aren’t We There Yet?

Nations economic outlook remains grim

As the debate continues over whether the nation is officially in a recession, some economists…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Fed Cuts Good for Banks but Not Seniors

Last weeks moves may offer little relief to the average consumer

Last week investors bore witness to JP Morgan Chase & Co.’s shocking and historic $2…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Economic Woes Could Seep into the Student Loan Market

Current credit crunch has college lenders tightening standards

With the annual cost of tuition and fees at a four-year private institution averaging $23,712,…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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What Should You Do with Bush’s Rebate Check?

Experts say to save now before a recession hits

Experts say to save now before a recession hits

By Brenda Porter

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A Dismal Outlook

Survey reveals small businesses are doubtful about the nation's economy

Survey reveals small businesses are doubtful about the nation’s economy.

By Tennille M. Robinson

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