Category: Jobs

The fiscal cliff and you

The fiscal cliff started to affect business decisions this fall. That’s why you saw small declines in manufacturing in Friday’s jobs report, for example. It appears to be a worry for consumers now. The University of Michigan’s latest consumer sentiment survey shows confidence dropping to a four-month low. That suggests households are concerned about a

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Today’s Newsheadlines 10.03.12

NATION Interior approves first section of 146-mile power line The Obama administration says the project will improve the grid; environmentalists say it will harm public lands. ( by Darryl Fears , The Washington Post) Duncan reaches out to teachers The education secretary said the Obama administration understands many educators feel besieged. ( by Lyndsey Layton , The

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Today’s News Headlines 06.21.12

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS Millions more shared homes in face of recession, Census Bureau reports The downturn forced millions of Americans to share households, a Census Bureau report says. (By Michael A. Fletcher) Supporters plot to reinstate Sullivan as U-Va. president Some board members seek support for a vote; incoming interim president Carl Zeithaml rules out becoming

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