Posts tagged "Great Recession"

U.S. Unemployment Rate Slides Down to 7.2%: Jobs Report Disappoint

U.S. Unemployment Rate Slides Down to 7.2%: Jobs Report Disappoint
The U.S. unemployment rate has fallen to 7.2%, the lowest in five years since the end of the Great Recession. Yet, employers are showing a reluctance to add jobs with only 148,000 jobs added in September. The economy added an average of 195.000 jobs a month the first half of the year and began slowing... Read more »

How Not to Get Scammed On-Line: Protect your Money

How Not to Get Scammed On-Line: Protect your Money
With our economy sputtering, people struggling and companies trying to survive, the pressure is on for making money.  Have you noticed that you are getting bombarded with more e-mails from solicitors lately trying to sell you something?  Some are highly promotional; others hide their message by offering free networking, information or honoring you for your... Read more »

Is Our Economy Improving?

Is Our Economy Improving?
This is the question that most Americans are asking themselves?  Is our economy improving?  Are we headed in the right direction as a nation or are we floundering and headed toward a double-dip recession?  Even the economists can’t agree on what is actually happening here in the U.S.and the world economy. When the stock market... Read more »
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S & P Rating Sends U.S. Stock Market into a Downward Spiral

S & P Rating Sends U.S. Stock Market into a Downward Spiral
The S & P agency that downgraded the U.S.from the top AAA rating to an AA+ rating after what was a “bloody” day on the stock market last Friday, proved to continue to cause the deepest drop in theU.S.stock market since the 2008 financial crisis! When I heard the news of the lower rating over... Read more »

People Struggle As Recession Lingers

People Struggle As Recession Lingers
Two years after the “official” end of the Great Recession, the U.S. Economy continues to struggle as many Americans believe the Recession has not ended.  55% think that the recession remains, while 29% believe it feels more like a depression!  The recovery has been the weakest and the most lopsided of any since the 1930′s.... Read more »

Is the "Great Recession" Over? Latest Employment News

Is the "Great Recession" Over? Latest Employment News
The latest economic news shows signs of improvement with the stock market making a strong comeback, retail sales improving and the jobless claims the lowest in two years.  Does this signal that the U.S. is really out of the Great Recession and on its way to a dramatic recovery?  Officially this recession was over in... Read more »
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