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  • Oil Bounces Back, Clips Stock Rally Wednesday, 30 Jul 2008 | 2:54 PM ET

    Stocks rose Wednesday after ADP reported an unexpected rise in private payrolls and the government announced two measures intended to boost liquidity and provide some stability to financial markets.

  • Stocks Rise After Surprise ADP Report Wednesday, 30 Jul 2008 | 11:18 AM ET

    Stocks rose Wednesday after ADP reported an unexpected rise in private payrolls and the government announced two measures intended to boost liquidity and provide some stability to financial markets.

  • Private Sector Added 9,000 Jobs During July, ADP Says Wednesday, 30 Jul 2008 | 8:25 AM ET

    U.S. private employers added 9,000 jobs in July, according to ADP Employer Services, surprising analysts who were expecting a fall.

  • Economic Headwinds Increasing: Fed's Stern Monday, 28 Jul 2008 | 4:14 AM ET
    Federal Reserve

    Inflation is a concern in the United States and headwinds to economic growth may be  picking up, Minneapolis Fed President Gary Stern said in a newspaper interview published on Monday.

  • Consumer Confidence Rebounds in July Friday, 25 Jul 2008 | 10:06 AM ET
    Grove shopping center in Los Angeles

    US consumer sentiment recovered from early 1980s lows in July as Americans received tax rebate checks, but remained pressured by high gasoline prices and falling home values.

  • Jobless Benefit Claims Rise above 400,000 Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 8:36 AM ET

    The number of U.S. workers filing new claims for jobless benefits jumped 34,000 last week,  overnment data on Thursday showed, reflecting seasonal volatility typical at this time of year.

  • Beige Book: Full Text Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | 2:03 PM ET

    The following is the full text of the Beige Book released by the Federal Reserve on July 23, 2008 and based on information collected on or before July 14, 2008:

  • Pickens: Not Pushing Energy Plan to Make Money Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 12:27 PM ET

    Oilman T. Boone Pickens says he's pushing his alternative energy proposal to Congress not because he wants to make money through his own businesses, but because he knows how to solve the nation's energy problem.

  • Immelt: US Faces 'Tough Times,' Global Growth Strong Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 11:37 AM ET

    U.S. consumers are going to continue to feel pain until housing prices stabilize, even though global growth remains mostly strong, General Electric Chairman Jeff Immelt said.

  • Fed's Plosser: Time For Interest Rate Increase Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 9:35 AM ET
    Charles Plosser

    To fend off inflation, the Federal Reserve probably will need to boost interest rates "sooner rather than later" even if employment and financial conditions haven't revived, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Tuesday.

  • Paulson: Housing Market Could Turn Corner Soon Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 8:50 AM ET
    Henry Paulson

    Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said America's housing market could turn a corner and begin recovering within months, but it will take longer to resolve all housing-related problems.

  • Paulson: U.S. Banking System Fundamentally Sound Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 4:26 AM ET
    Henry Paulson

    The U.S. economy needs months to recover from its slowdown, but the banking system remains sound despite a home mortgage crisis that could cause more problems, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said.

  • Fewer Economists Call for Second Half Rebound Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 3:57 AM ET

    The U.S. economy may have avoided a recession but will grow below trend for some time as firms face higher prices for a range of goods that will cut into profits, according to a panel of economists surveyed.

  • Tomato Growers: Damage From Salmonella Scare Devastating Saturday, 19 Jul 2008 | 10:34 AM ET
    Tomato Plant

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials believe that consumers may now enjoy all types of fresh tomatoes available without worrying about salmonella Saintpaul, the outbreak strain.

  • Filings For Jobless Benefits Rise Less Than Expected Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 8:41 AM ET

    The number of U.S. workers filing new claims for jobless benefits rose by a less-than-expected 18,000 last week to 366,000 on a seasonally adjusted basis, a Labor Department report showed on Thursday.

  • Hillcrest Estate Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 4:18 PM ET

    This Greenwich, Conn., home, previously priced at more than $31 million, will go on sale in a sealed-bid auction. We take you inside the grand home.

  • Fed Worried About Rising Inflation at June Meeting Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 2:15 PM ET

    U.S. Federal Reserve policy makers fretted at their most recent meeting that growing inflation risks may require an interest rate hike, but agreed that the outlook for both prices and growth was still too uncertain, minutes of the meeting showed.

  • Text: FOMC Minutes Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 2:05 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Below is the statement released by the Federal Open Market Committee after its June 24-25 meeting on interest rate policy:

  • 10 Recession-Proof Jobs Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 11:27 AM ET
    Despite a slowing economy and layoffs in many idustries, certain professions remain in high demand and are expected to weather a recession  better than others.  Take a look at these  ten  recession-proof jobs, according to job site jobfox.com. 

    Despite a slowing economy and layoffs in many industries, certain professions remain in high demand.

  • Bernanke: Fed's Top Focus Is Financial Stability Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 10:52 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told a House panel Wednesday a top Fed priority is restoring financial calm even as "too high" inflation and weak growth threaten the economy.

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