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U.S. Regains Recession Wealth But Not Equally

  By aDDmoreJuice.com Staff Due to rising stock and home prices, America’s wealth as a whole is back. Yet the average household has only recovered 63% of the wealth it lost. According to a report by the Associated Press, America has regained all the household wealth it lost to the Great Recession and then some, thanks […]

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Economy gets Needed Lift from Consumers, Businesses

  WASHINGTON (AP) – Nov. 28, 2012 – American consumers are growing more confident about the job market, companies are ordering more equipment and home prices are rising in most major cities. The latest batch of government data suggests that the economy is improving just as the holiday shopping season begins. The only threat is […]

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U.S. Economy Added 171,000 Jobs and Unemployment Stays Under 8 Percent

  by Tiana L This will be the very last assessment of the U.S. job market before the presidential election,  and so far the result isn’t bad. In October the American economy added 171,000 jobs  and the unemployment rate ticked up slightly but stayed below 8 percent, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. […]

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John McCain: Romney’s Behind Because Economy is Improving

  The former Mr. Maverick, Sen. John McCain, paid a visit to CNN’s Candy Crowley on Sunday to discuss Mitt Romney‘s campaign, and why he isn’t ahead in the presidential race. While the economy is still in poor shape, McCain said, Americans are feeling better about it. They see hope. Asked whether the Romney campaign […]

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Big Oops! Rick Santorum Bucks GOP Message On The Economy

Rick Santorum deviated from the party line this weekend when he suggested that an improving economy could damage Republicans’ chances in November. Santorum, whose campaign has helped bring social issues to the fore this year, let slip Saturday that the economy might not be a winning issue — or even the main issue during the […]

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U.S Job market continues to improve

The healthier job market that’s lifted the U.S. economy in recent months shows no signs of slowing. Applications for unemployment benefits are near a four-year low, raising expectations of further hiring gains. The news Thursday helped lift the Dow Jones industrial average to its highest close since May 2008. More jobs and tame inflation are […]

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Survey: Consumer confidence jumps in December

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO – The Associated Press Americans are gaining faith that the economy is on the upswing. An improving job outlook helped the Consumer Confidence Index soar to the highest level since April and near a post-recession peak, according to a monthly survey by The Conference Board. It marked the second straight monthly surge […]

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Fed outlook turns a little healthier

Economic reports took a slightly more positive turn Tuesday, with the Federal Reserve modestly upgrading its outlook and an index of small-business optimism reaching its highest level since February. In a statement after its meeting, the Fed’s policymaking committee said the economy “has been expanding moderately” and noted “some improvement” in the labor market. Early […]

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Gradual recovery for housing and economy in 2012

Although the housing market struggled to maintain an even footing in 2011, gradual improvement is expected in 2012 and beyond, according to projections at the 2011 Realtors® Conference & Expo. Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), said home sales should be stronger. “Tight mortgage credit conditions have been holding back […]

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Economists Predict Modest Job Gains for October

by Easton L Lawrence Most economist, across the political spectrum, predict that employers will add just enough jobs to keep the nations unemployment rate from spiking. Economist believe that only approximately 100,000 jobs was added for the month of October 2011. Some believe it will be just barely adequate to keep up with the rate of […]

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