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  • Lackluster consumer income and spending point to a slowing economy

    The economy just posted its best six-month stretch in 11 years, the labor market is on a record streak of job creation and gas prices are falling. But consumers — a key driver of U.S. economic growth — have not yet fully joined the party....
  • Sriracha, a water bond and other things for which we're thankful

    The nature of this page — of all editorial pages, really — is that much space is devoted to criticism, to identifying and illuminating the flaws of legislation or legislators, candidates or ideas. By way of respite, we like to devote our...
  • Consumer spending bounces back in October; income growth holds steady

    Consumer spending bounces back in October; income growth holds steady
    Consumer spending bounced back last month after a sluggish September and income growth held steady, positive signs heading into the holiday shopping season. Personal consumption expenditures rose 0.2% in October after barely budging the previous month,...
  • U.S. new home sales barely rise in October

    The housing market is still struggling to take off. Sales of newly built homes rose less than expected in October, while September figures were revised downward, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. U.S. new home sales climbed 0.7% last month...
  • U.S. GDP grows at better-than-expected 3.9% pace in third quarter

    While economic growth in much of the world slowed, the U.S. recovery hummed through the summer at an unexpectedly robust pace and posted its best six-month performance in 11 years. The nation's gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic...
  • Fed expected 'quite limited' impact from global weakness, minutes show

    Fed expected 'quite limited' impact from global weakness, minutes show
    Federal Reserve officials were not overly worried about a weakening global economy late last month, with many officials expecting "quite limited" effect on the U.S., according to minutes of the central bank's most recent policymaking meeting. The...
  • Economy grows at stronger-than-expected 3.9% pace in third quarter

    Economy grows at stronger-than-expected 3.9% pace in third quarter
    The economy grew faster in the third quarter than initially thought, expanding at a solid 3.9% annual rate, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. The figure was unexpectedly better than the 3.5% annual rate the government reported in its first...
  • Services are available to Connecticut's job seekers

    There are services available to the unemployed and underemployed in the state of Connecticut, but they need to know about them in order to benefit from them. According to Sandy Rodriguez, communications director for Capital Workforce Partners (CWP),...
  • Economy not yet strong enough to lift interest rates, Fed's Dudley says

    Economy not yet strong enough to lift interest rates, Fed's Dudley says
    A top Federal Reserve policymaker said Thursday the economy still isn't strong enough to handle an increase in interest rates, but he expressed hope that will change sometime next year. William C. Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New...
  • Americans are quitting their jobs more, and that's a good thing

    Americans are quitting their jobs more, and that's a good thing
    WASHINGTON -- In a paradoxically good development for the U.S. economy, Americans quit their jobs in September at the fastest rate in over six years. Other data on Thursday showed the number of new jobless claims rose last week but remained near a 14-...
  • RECRUITER Q&A: With hard work, seasonal job could turn permanent

    By Erinn Hutkin The fact that Thanksgiving is almost here shouldn't deter those seeking holiday jobs. The turnover rate in industries that often hire for the holidays -- retail, food service and hospitality -- is higher-than-average, said John...