Topics :: economic recovery

US Consumer Confidence at Highest Since 2008

By MARCY GORDON | Monday Nov 5, 2012
Americans’ confidence in the economy surged last month to the highest level in nearly five years, as many were encouraged by an improving job market.

Fed survey: US economy ends 2010 on strong note

By Jeannine Aversa | Wednesday Jan 12, 2011
The U.S. economy ended last year on an encouraging note, with all parts of the country showing improvements. Factories produced more, shoppers spent more and companies hired more - pointing to a stronger economy in 2011.

Tough Times Help Unify Nevada Tourism Industry

By SCOTT SONNER | Monday Dec 27, 2010
Nevada’s tough economic times seem to have helped unify disparate interests in the state’s tourism industry as it tries to best position itself for the future, state and business leaders say.

Economy grew modestly in July-September quarter

By Jeannine Aversa | Wednesday Dec 22, 2010
The economy grew at a moderate pace last summer, reflecting stronger spending by businesses to replenish stockpiles. More recent barometers suggest the economy is gaining momentum in the final months of the year.

Obama’s new give-and-take: Common ground with CEOs

Wednesday Dec 15, 2010
With new tax and trade deals as enticements, Obama is taking yet another step toward the political middle as he moves to confront a still-weak economic recovery and the capital’s new political alignment.

American voices on making the economy move

By Calvin Woodward | Monday Dec 6, 2010
President Barack Obama says he’ll take a great idea to fix the economy anywhere he hears it. The Republican leaders in Congress can’t say enough how determined they are to "listen to the American people."

UN says economic recovery losing speed

Thursday Dec 2, 2010
A new United Nations report says that recovery of the world’s economy is starting to lose speed and all signs point toward weaker economic growth next year.

AP survey: Painfully slow economic gains into 2011

By Jeannine Aversa | Thursday Oct 28, 2010
The job market and the economy will improve only slightly next year, according to an Associated Press survey of leading economists whose outlook for 2011 has dimmed over the past three m

Survey: economy to grow at slower pace

By Chris Kahn | Monday Oct 25, 2010
The U.S. economy should continue to grow this year, though forecasters have lowered their expectations about the pace of recovery, according to a new survey.

Economy likely creating some jobs, but not enough

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Friday Oct 8, 2010
Companies likely added a small number of jobs last month, but hardly enough to bring much relief to the nation’s 15 million unemployed.