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  • Capital spending fails to meet expectations

    Capital spending fails to meet expectations
    The magic pill that's supposed to put zip in the economy is known as capex — meaning a surge of capital expenditures by businesses on equipment, property and buildings.
  • Robert B. Reich: The real job killers: lousy jobs, lousy wages

    House Speaker John Boehner says raising the minimum wage is "bad policy" because it will cause job losses. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says a minimum wage increase would be a job killer. Republicans and the chamber also say unions are job killers,...

    Robert B. Reich: Washington turns its back on Great Recession victims

    How to explain this paradox? Starting Nov. 1, more than 47 million Americans lost some or all of their food stamp benefits. House Republicans are pushing for further cuts. If the sequester isn't stopped, everything else poor and working-class Americans...

    SEC votes to limit 'short selling' of stocks

     
    The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday approved new restrictions on “short sellers” who bet on falling stock prices. The SEC, which has been wrestling with the issue for nearly two years, voted 3 to 2 to limit short sales...

    Stock buyback activity picks up but still far off 2007 high

     
    Like others who were afraid to buy stocks when prices were low early last year, American companies are ramping up stock buybacks just as share prices zoom. Share repurchases by Standard & Poor's 500 companies totaled $47.8 billion in the...