U.S. home prices jumped 10.9 percent in March compared with a year ago, the most since April 2006.
Secretary of State John Kerry believes a plan is emerging that could expand the Palestinian economy by up to 50 percent in the next three years.
Even the wealthiest Americans are not prepared for their future.
Five months into President Barack Obama’s second term, allies and former top aides worry that his overarching goal of economic opportunity has been diminished, partly drowned out by controversies seized upon by Republicans in an effort to weaken him.
President Barack Obama left behind scandal-focused Washington on Friday to focus on the country’s slowly improving jobs picture.
Trying to reset the agenda amid scandal in Washington, President Barack Obama turned his attention Friday to the economy and said lawmakers should spend every day resolute on how to help it grow and get people back to work. “Our focus cannot drift,” he said.
President Barack Obama is leaving behind scandal-focused Washington to focus on the country’s slowly improving jobs picture.
A recent Gallup Poll indicates that American confidence in the economy has slipped slightly after hitting a five-year high. The weekly poll also showed that half of the nation feels the economy is getting worse.
The dollar rose above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years Friday as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo’s aggressive credit-easing moves to help revive Japan’s moribund economy.
Aiming to show he’s still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that quickly became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts.