April 2010 Headlines
Millions of taxpayers are faced with the prospect of IRS audits. But is there a way to file from home without fear?
Record deficits. High unemployment rates. Economist Arthur Laffer has a prescription for the ailing economy.
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits dropped for a second consecutive week, further evidence that the job market is slowing improving.
Strong first quarter profits by companies across the economic spectrum suggest the U.S. economy is indeed bouncing back.
Investors worldwide are concerned that Greece and Portugal's economic woes are threatening a global recovery.
Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday it earned $2.1 billion in the first quarter, another sign the economy is improving as people spend more on big-ticket items like cars.
America's leading economists say matters are starting to look up for the U.S. economy.
New home sales rose all over the country, especially in the south, thanks to the federal tax credit for first-time home buyers.
E-mails show top executives at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. boasting about profits as the national housing market collapsed.
New orders for large manufactured goods dropped last month, but excluding the volatile transportation sector, orders rose by the most since the recession began.
Markets hammered Greece on Thursday after the EU revised the debt-ridden country's deficit and debt figures upward.
First-time claims for jobless benefits fell sharply last week, evidence that employers are laying off fewer workers as the economy recovers.
General Motors Co. has repaid the $8.1 billion in loans it got from the U.S. and Canadian governments, a move its CEO says is a sign automaker is on the road to recovery.
The International Monetary Fund is now warning that out-of-control government debt is the greatest risk to global financial stability.
Obama will speak Thursday at Cooper Union in Manhattan, N.Y., calling for new federal regulations of big banks and investment companies.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said Tuesday its first-quarter earnings almost doubled to $3.3 billion as its trading business again surpassed the rest of the financial industry.
The heads of the Troubled Asset Relief Program and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation are warning the U.S. needs to revamp its lending standards.
Shares of some European airlines fell as flight disruptions from the volcanic cloud moved into a fifth day.
Jobseekers who've been unemployed for months can now reapply for benefits.
The government has accused Goldman Sachs & Co. of defrauding investors by failing to disclose conflicts of interest in mortgage investments it sold as the housing market was faltering.
Housing construction posted a better-than-expected performance in March, rising to the highest level in 16 months on the strength of multi-family homes.
A growing number of people are doing their taxes themselves this year even though the tax code keeps getting more complicated.
A new report by the Obama administration's own watchdog group found that the White House's plan to help struggling homeowners has come up short.
Home foreclosure rates hit record highs in the first three months of 2010, according to a new report.
For the first time in a year and a half, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is over 11,000. But does this really mean good news for the economy?
The Dow Jones industrials closed above 11,000 for the first time in a year and a half and last month employers added 162,000 jobs -- the largest job gain in three years.
Americans are earning less money these days, according to a new report by the U.S. Commerce Department.
Some of America's leading economists are predicting a slow recovery in unemployment and home sales well into 2011.
Those who can't find work are becoming desperate, seeking help anywhere they can find it.
Americans may need to get ready to dig deep as the price of oil is once again on the rise.
The number of newly laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits rose last week -- a sign that jobs remain scarce even as the economy recovers.
Alan Greenspan is defending his record as former head of the Federal Reserve.
As the U.S. economy struggles to regain its footing, financial experts are predicting higher interest rates are on the way.
Oil was hovering around $87 a barrel again Tuesday, its highest price level in 18 months.
Some financial experts warn Friday's report signals the era of falling interest rates is over.
The Labor Department reported, Friday, 162,000 jobs were added in March, however, the unemployment rate remains at a record high.
Nearly 50 international donors pledged $9.9 billion to help Haiti recover from the Jan. 12 earthquake.