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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than previously thought, but the current period is looking much weaker and many analysts see a sharper pullback early next year if the government's fiscal problems aren't resolved very...
World NowFrance approves the European treaty to limit public spending, a key element in Europe's strategy to combat its debt crisis. Critics say that it will enshrine austerity into French law....
The Eurozone is back in a recession, its first in three years, as gross domestic product for the debt-plagued 17-nation bloc contracted 0.1% in the third quarter from the earlier quarter. In the second quarter, the currency collective tightened 0.2%,...
Whoever wins the presidential election in November will confront urgent problems: Should tax cuts scheduled to expire be renewed? Should federal spending be cut to reduce the deficit or would that weaken an already lackluster economy? After one of the...
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Los Angeles Times (MCT)The U.S. economy is improving, yet Congress seems still to be in the grip of the delirium that shrinking the deficit in the near term is still a matter of paramount urgency. That's what's prevented lawmakers from dealing with their real task, which is to...
There was some good news and bad news, for both Orange County and the nation, presented Wednesday morning during the midyear update of Chapman University's annual Economic Forecast. One tidbit of local good fortune? Construction jobs, fueled by a strong...
Tribune staff reporterEconomic activity in Illinois rose by 1.9 percent last year, a pace slower than the Great Lakes region and the country overall, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Illinois ranked 26 out of the 50 states in real gross domestic product growth....
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PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota officials say a preliminary estimate indicates that the state's gross domestic product rose by 1.9 percent last year. GDP statistics are released by the U.S. Commerce Department as a measure of comprehensive...
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At this stage in the U.S. recovery, there isn't much that fiscal policy can do to accelerate growth. Some argue that we need another tax cut, while others would prefer increased spending. Neither is going to happen on a significant scale. Radical...
The Hartford CourantA report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that Connecticut was last in economic growth last year, the only state in the nation where the combined value of goods and services produced shrank compared with 2011. The report measures GDP, the sum...
The Korea Herald, Seoul / Asia News NetworkSEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) -- Japan's economic growth rate is expected to surpass that of Korea for the first time in 15 years as the world's third-largest economy gains momentum based on the yen's rapid depreciation. Japan's economy has been...
In the 1964 U.S. Supreme Court case Jacobellis v. Ohio, Justice Potter Stewart wrote a concurring opinion he hoped would establish a legal standard that protected every American's right to free speech yet guarded community standards against hard core...
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