U.S. economy

Center for American Progress: Legalize Undocumented Immigrants

March 27, 2013, 6:00 am

If America gave citizenship to its estimated 11 million illegal immigrants, GDP would expand by an additional $1.4 trillion over 10 years, 2013-2022, according to a report.

Expert: Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Lack Balance

December 13, 2012, 10:06 pm

A budget expert said that fiscal cliff negotiations to cut domestic discretionary spending are bad for poor people and the economy.

With ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Looming, Obama Stresses Compromise

November 14, 2012, 9:28 pm

President Barack Obama said that Republicans and Democrats need to work in tandem to ensure that the United States will not careen off the so-called “fiscal cliff” by the [...]

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Concerns Intensify

November 13, 2012, 10:08 pm

The day of reckoning is approaching when Bush-era tax cuts expire and automatic government spending cuts kick in, but amid the panic over the fiscal cliff, there is a growing [...]

Housing Market Still Troubled

October 22, 2012, 9:38 pm

The housing market, home prices, and foreclosures are not much better than they were in 2008, according to an Oct. 22 report from RealtyTrac.

US Competitiveness at Increased Risk

September 13, 2012, 6:47 pm

America’s competitive edge has eroded year after year, now losing its rank to Switzerland. The United States held first place on the Global Competitiveness Index in the [...]

U.S. Voters Mull the Economy

September 10, 2012, 4:41 pm

In 1992, Bill Clinton won the U.S. presidency largely on the strength of a simple campaign message: “It’s the economy, stupid!”

Middle-Class America at Risk

September 6, 2012, 1:49 am

The world’s industrialized nations, including America, are on the verge of losing their middle class.

US Retail Industry Facing Uncertain Future

July 25, 2012, 9:23 pm

“The last time U.S. retail sales fell three consecutive months was back in 2008, when the U.S. economy was in the depths of the recession…”

US Proposes ‘Homeowners Visa’ for Foreigners

June 20, 2012, 12:34 pm

To further entice foreign investment in the United States, a bipartisan bill has been proposed in the Senate that would grant foreigners a visa valid for three years with a [...]

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