September 2010 Headlines
Banking Giant AIG announced a plan Thursday to pay back taxpayers for the money they borrowed.
The nation's economic growth tailed off sharply in the spring and probably isn't faring any better now.
The rate on the government five-year Treasury note hit its lowest level Tuesday, falling to 1.26 percent.
The government agency decided to stop mailing the forms, because so many people now file electronically.
Investors are concerned about the weak American economy and low interest rates.
There appears to be little global consensus among the world's largest economies on whether or not government stimulus programs work, according to a new BBC poll.
Southwest Airlines is planning to expand into some key smaller U.S. markets. after agreeing to buy AirTran, which is based out of Atlanta, Ga.
Oil prices crept higher to near $77 a barrel Monday in Asia, boosted by a rally in global stock markets.
Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody's Analytics, believes last month marked the bottom for housing, and other economists expect housing to slowly come back in the next year.
The Democratic-controlled Congress on Thursday sent President Barack Obama a long-delayed bill to help struggling small businesses.
Those requesting new jobless benefits rose for the first time in more than a month.
After years of losing money, Blockbuster Inc. is filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Oil prices rose above $75 a barrel Wednesday, boosted by a weaker dollar.
Federal Reserve policymakers are wrestling with what additional steps should be taken to strengthen the plodding economy and drive down unemployment.
The evidence is growing that a second recession is unlikely, and that's good news for both businesses and consumers.
The latest dreary statistics on the economy have led some to suggest it's a better time to rent a home than to buy one.
The U.S. indicated on Thursday it plans to get tougher on China when it comes to both trade and efforts to reform the Chinese currency system.
Lenders took back more homes in August than in any month since the start of the U.S. mortgage crisis.
Gold prices have hit another record high, rising almost 2 percent to $1,274.75 an ounce. It was the largest single day gain in four months.
Zac Bissonnette is walking proof that needing a boatload of money to get a quality college education is a classic con game.
"The dollar was sold as investors tried to avoid risk," said Yuji Kameoka, chief currency strategist at Daiwa Institute of Research in Tokyo.
One survey by The Wall Street Journal showed economists continuing to cut their growth forecasts for the rest of this year and into 2011.
Oil prices climbed to near $76 a barrel Friday in Asia as better economic indicators from Japan to the U.S. boosted confidence that demand for fuel will improve.
The U.S. is becoming less competitive as a nation because of its huge budget deficits and problems in its financial markets, according a new report.
The number of people signing up for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in two months.
Economists say the more money you make, the happier you are -- but only to a certain extent.
This summer marked the lowest record level of unemployment for people between the ages 16 and 24, hitting a record 18 percent.
Mortgage rates have fallen to their lowest level in decades, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac.
The unemployment rate rose in August for the first time in four months as more people were looking for work.
The unemployment rate may be about to rise again.
Gold is once again heading to a record high and analysts say the long-term outlook continues to predict higher prices.
Nervous about jobs and an unraveling economy, shoppers spent - at best - only slightly more this August than last.