U.S. economy

Dem Senator: NSA Tech Spying Hurting US EconomyA leading Senate critic of online surveillance wants the government to stop widespread spying on phone calls, texts and emails, saying the "digital dragnet" doesn't make the country safer, and only hurts the U.S. economy.
Report: 'Rising Income Inequality' Squeezing State Tax RevenueThe widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue, according to a report being released Monday by Standard & Poor's.
US Executives Survey: 46 Percent Favor Technology Over Hiring New EmployeesU.S. workers face a dim future, with stagnant or falling pay and fewer openings for full-time jobs.
Survey: 61 Percent Of Americans Say Great Recession Permanently Hurt EconomyAmericans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.
Federal Reserve Report: One-Quarter Of US Families 'Just Getting By'A Federal Reserve report finds that Americans are continuing to struggle even five years after the Great Recession, with one-quarter of U.S. families saying they are “just getting by.”
Poll: 70 Percent Of US Says Traditional Customs, Beliefs Threatened By Illegal ImmigrantsSeventy percent of Americans, including 86 percent of Republican voters, say undocumented immigrants are threatening the U.S. economy, and the country’s traditional customs, values and beliefs.
Obama: 'Immigrants Aren't Rushing To Moscow In Search Of Opportunity'
Study: Academic, Behavior Gap Leaves Boys Further Behind Girls In US EconomyThe behavioral and academic gap between boys and girls has grown larger than divides between rich and poor, and even race, with experts saying the widening gender gap has created a “crisis” that is hurting the U.S. economy.
Federal Reserve Ends Meeting, No Policy Changes ExpectedThe Federal Reserve is widely expected Wednesday to stick with its aggressive efforts to strengthen a still-subpar economy.
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