July 2011 Headlines
It is estimated only 25 percent of baby boomers will be able to afford retirement. One financial advisor is trying to make sure many couples don't share that fate.
Recent numbers show the United States economy grew in the first half of the year, but at its slowest pace since the recession ended.
Some analysts wonder if it's a sign the job market may be rising from its recent slump.
Stocks fell Wednesday as lawmakers remained at odds over how to avoid a debt default. A weak report on orders for manufactured goods also weighed on stocks.
Could the U.S. lose its top credit rating even if a deal is reached to raise the debt limit?
Lawmakers in Washington aren't the only ones concerned about debt. Many Americans are also worried, according to a new Associated Press poll.
The Postal Service is considering a move to close more than 3,600 of its offices in an effort to save money.
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. is cutting 2,000 jobs as part of a cost savings plan announced last month and is shuffling some senior executives.
Baby boomers are now considered the most powerful consumers in the marketplace. CBN News explored why the tables have turned for the older generation.
Greece is breathing a sigh of relief after European leaders pledged to provide a second bailout to financially strapped nation.
The Commerce Department says builders began work on a seasonally-adjusted 629,000 homes last month -- a 14.6 percent increase from May.
Many are prophesying catastrophe if politicians don't reach a deal to raise the debt ceiling by August. But some suggest such fears are overblown.
The price of gold hit another record high Monday, with the yellow metal exceeding $1,600 an ounce.
Hiring is expected to pick up for the rest of 2011, but economists warn that overall economic growth will continue to be slow.
The stalemate in Washington could have serious implications for Americans -- especially with the news that Moody's may downgrade the nation's credit rating.
The federal budget deficit is on pace to break the $1 trillion mark for the third consecutive year, putting even more pressure on the White House and Congress to reach a deal to cut spending.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Fed has several options at its disposal, including keeping interest rates low and buying more bonds.
Moody's Investors Service says the Irish government may need more international financing to shore up its ailing economy when current support ends in 2013.
A hair-raising encounter with two tornadoes inspired one Virginia couple to go into the shelter business.
Italy, Europe's third-largest economy, could be the next country unable to meet its debt obligations. And Spain, Europe's fourth-largest economy, also faces a budget crisis.
A California city that sought to protect 1,290 acres from oil companies now might drill on the same land.
The president and GOP have remained intractable as they struggle to hammer out a deal that would trim trillions from the budget and raise the debt ceiling.
The U.S economy is nearly standing still. Ever aware of the dismal situation and its political implications, President Obama has shifted into candidate mode.
The latest jobs numbers are out and it doesn't look good for the U.S. economy.
Unemployment remains high across the country. But one sector of society has been hit harder than most -- America's military veterans.
Colossal sales lured consumers into stores last month, but what's going to keep them shopping during the slow economic recovery is anyone's guess.
Moody's investors service cut Portugal's credit rating to "junk" status Tuesday, despite the country's efforts to work out its money problems in May with a bailout package.
Two years after economists say the Great Recession ended, the recovery has been the weakest and most lopsided of any since the 1930s.
Some economists say manufacturing could be the engine that drives the U.S. economy back to health.