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  • Howard's ARL unveils NYSE ticker

    Howard's ARL unveils NYSE ticker
    Students in the Academy of Finance at Howard County's Applications and Research Laboratory now have the entire financial world before them. The academy unveiled a new data center at the Ellicott City school Friday — one that includes a New York...
  • Bleak outlook for the nation's employment [Commentary]

    Bleak outlook for the nation's employment [Commentary]
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) employment projections from 2012 through 2022 confirm what Americans already know: The nation is in a structural unemployment crisis, and the outlook is bleak. The U.S. job market has changed radically. Jobs are...
  • The Bernanke legacy [Editorial]

    The Bernanke legacy  [Editorial]
    Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, 60, probably won't win many popularity contests. He's frequently been vilified by the political left for doing too little and by the right for doing too much. Most Americans probably have no idea what he...
  • The year of the bull [Editorial]

    The year of the bull  [Editorial]
    By most statistical measures, 2013 will be remembered as a respectable but not great year for the U.S. economic recovery. The gross domestic product grew by about 2.5 percent, which was slightly better than the nation has seen since the end of the Great...
  • Another economic crisis brewing [Commentary]

    Another economic crisis brewing [Commentary]
    Even Wal-Mart is too expensive for recession battered America. Everyday low prices are no longer enough — middle-class consumers are fleeing to dollar stores to stretch shrinking paychecks. Yet, Democratic politicians and economists who...
  • Former Md. regulator named to No. 2 Treasury job

    Former Md. regulator named to No. 2 Treasury job
    President Barack Obama has appointed Sarah Bloom Raskin, a former top Maryland financial regulator, as deputy secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department, the White House announced late Wednesday. Raskin, 52, has served as a governor of the Federal...
  • Who should be the next Federal Reserve chair?

    Who should be the next Federal Reserve chair?
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke plans to step down when his term expires at the end of January — if not sooner — and President Barack Obama is expected to nominate a successor this fall. Right now, the front-runners appear to be former...
  • U.S.-based stock funds post $3.6 billion outflows over week: Lipper

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds pulled $3.6 billion out of stock funds in the week ended April 16 on fears that a selloff in technology and biotech shares could signal a steeper drop in U.S. stocks, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper...
  • Solicitudes de subsidio por desempleo EEUU, dato fabril dan algo de lustre a economía

    Por Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Las nuevas solicitudes de subsidios por desempleo en Estados Unidos se mantuvieron cerca de sus niveles previos a la recesión la semana pasada y la actividad fabril en la zona norte de la costa este se aceleró...
  • Jobless claims, factory data put some shine on economy

    Jobless claims, factory data put some shine on economy
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New claims for jobless benefits hovered near their pre-recession levels last week and manufacturing in the Mid-Atlantic region accelerated in April, suggesting an upswing in economic activity after a brutally cold winter. Coming on...
  • Jobless claims edge up, but 4-week average falls to prerecession level

    Jobless claims edge up, but 4-week average falls to prerecession level
    Initial jobless claims over the previous month hit their lowest level since the start of the Great Recession, indicating the labor market might be nearing a return to normal. The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits rose slightly...
  • Bolsas europeas toman un respiro tras rebote de jornadas previas

    PARÍS (Reuters) - Las acciones europeas se tomaban un respiro el jueves después de las alzas de los últimos días, luego de que unos resultados peores de lo esperado en Estados Unidos y la advertencia de SAP sobre los efectos negativos de la...