July 2010 Headlines
Oil prices are on the rise again. On Tuesday, the price per barrel neared $82 after surging stock markets and a weak dollar helped boost crude to a three-month high.
The Congressional Budget Office is warning that the government's rapidly growing debt is the largest since World War II.
The economy slowed down in the second quarter of this year, growing at a 2.4 percent annual rate, according to the Commerce Department.
The Labor Department said Thursday that first-time claims for unemployment insurance dropped by 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 457,000.
Home foreclosures have soared across the country, causing ownership to hit the lowest levels in a decade.
Driving a vehicle that does not use gasoline to help the environment isn't going to be cheap - at least at first.
A high-ranking Chinese bank official on Monday raised the idea of moving away from the U.S. dollar as the benchmark for his country's foreign exchange rate.
Christian financial advisor Rodney Ballance discusses investment strategies you can do.
Troubles in the housing market and rising unemployment claims continue to stunt economic recovery.
Some privacy advocates have concerns. Even though the tags can be removed from clothing, they can't be turned off.
Ford Motor Co. posted a strong second-quarter profit Friday but trimmed its U.S. sales forecast and predicted weaker results in the second half as the economy slowly recovers.
Microsoft Corp. said its net income surged in the most recent quarter, the latest sign that businesses are again spending on technology.
Two years after the financial meltdown that led to the recession, President Obama signed reforms into law he says will protect consumers.
The Federal Reserve is ready to take new actions to keep the economic recovery alive.
The president hailed the new financial overhaul as the solution to the nation's economic woes. But some business leaders and lawmakers have said it's the problem.
The bill provides funding for 2.5 million jobless Americans whose unemployment benefits have been exhausted after six months.
More people have dropped out of President Obama's mortgage aid program, with July being the second straight month of plunging enrollment.
A recent sales report from Amazon.com indicates hard bound books may be becoming a thing of the past.
The price of chocolate is on the rise after a large British hedge fund purchased a massive amount of the world's cocoa beans.
Delta Air Lines Inc. reported its largest quarterly profit in a decade Monday thanks to strong passenger revenue.
Bank of America said Friday its second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to $2.78 billion.
Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs & Co. has agreed to pay $550 million to settle civil fraud charges.
More than 1 million American households are likely to lose their homes to foreclosure this year.
Retail sales fell in June for the second straight month, more evidence that the recovery will slow in the second half of the year.
The federal deficit has topped $1 trillion with three months still to go in the current budget year.
The U.S. trade deficit widened in May to the highest level in 18 months.
On Sunday, the leaders of President Barack Obama's national debt commission painted a gloomy picture of the problem.
Big changes are in store for the financial world from a government crackdown more than a year in the making.
Google on Friday said Beijing has renewed the license it needs to continue operating a website in China.
The International Monetary Fund expects the world economy to grow strongly in the second half of this year, which could be good for stocks worldwide.
New claims for unemployment benefits dropped sharply last week, signaling that layoffs are slowing but not enough to signal strong job creation.
China tried Wednesday to allay concern about the political impact of its $2.5 trillion foreign reserves.
Investors are hoping for a rally in the markets after recent drops in stocks, oil and gold.
Record low mortgage rates haven't helped the weak housing market.
A United Nations committee says the dollar should be replaced as the main international currency.
More than 1 million out-of-work Americans will not see their unemployment benefits extended before Congress takes its holiday recess.
Most Asian stock markets posted losses as investors awaited a U.S. jobs market reading amid signs economic recovery is losing momentum.
Concerns are rising that the economic rebound is stalling.
Initial claims for unemployment benefits rose for the second time in three weeks last week.
Non profit organizations say they're still struggling with the economy, but enjoying a jump in investment returns.