March 2012 Headlines
More people than ever are depending on the government just to make ends meet. Some suggest that level of dependency could be detrimental to the nation's health.
President Obama is pushing again for Congress to eliminate tax breaks for oil companies just as the U.S. oil industry is facing its stiffest competition.
The new figures are the latest indication the housing market has yet to turn around despite some improvement in the economy and a somewhat stronger job market.
This tax season, millions will inevitably pay an untold billions of dollars back to the government. And Daniel Pilla says it's money many taxpayers may not owe.
Experts say spiking costs have prompted Americans to taking fewer trips. They're also buying cars that provide better gas mileage.
Four years after the Great recession, unemployment persists. Now many of those jobless Americans say they face hiring bias from unsympathetic employers.
Greek state hospitals and staff in greater Athens went on strike Wednesday to protest government spending cuts. Those cuts would allow the nation to avoid default.
Saudia Arabia said late Monday it wants to keep oil prices around $100 a barrel to help the global economic recovery.
Sweden, the first European nation to introduce bank notes, is moving toward a cashless society.
Starbucks Corp. is branching out from its trademark Frappuccinos and lattes to explore other revenue options.
Two years after the president signed his controversial health bill into law, conservatives say a new CBO report shows it's filled with failed promises.
The sluggish economy has put the brakes on population growth in the United States, according to recent government reports.
Die-hard Apple fans lined up Friday to get their hands on the new iPad, which went on sale at 8 a.m. this morning.
Stocks have been pushing higher, with the Dow Jones holding above 13,000. Experts say it's a direct reflection of American confidence in the economy.
Investors are looking for Wall Street stocks to go even higher Wednesday
President Brack Obama has put China on notice that it won't get away with "skirting the rules" on international trade.
Everything Americans produce in a year adds up to $16 trillion. Now for the first time in its history, the U.S. owes its creditors that same amount.
The federal government has recorded its worst monthly deficit in history.
The unemployment rate held steady last month, coming in at 8.3 percent in February - the lowest rate in three years, according to the Labor Department.
Fans young and old are celebrating the century birthday of this chocolate cookie icon. Nabisco sold its first batch of the Oreo cookies in 1912.
The number of unemployment applications are still low enough to suggest a strengthening job market.
At the end of 2011, 697 publicly traded companies were doing business with Iran, Syria, North Korea, and Sudan.
Investors are hoping for a rally after Tuesday's sharp sell-off in the markets, when stocks took their biggest hit so far this year.
Economists are growing more optimistic as the U.S. economy is improving faster than they had expected.
Americans may get some relief at the gas pump in the next few weeks.
Leaders from 25 European states have signed a treaty to prevent the 17 European Union countries from running up huge debts.
The price of gold rebounded Thursday after falling $77 per ounce Wednesday.