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  • House GOP, news media fail to inform American public on budget deficit

    PARIS -- Readers scarcely need to be told that this article will be distributed on the eve of the global economic crisis generally foreseen as the consequence of the United States' apparently imminent failure to meet the legal limit of its national debt....
  • Four facts about the national debt you may not know

    Four facts about the national debt you may not know
    Now that Congress is set to lift the current limit on how much the government can borrow, here are four facts about the national debt that, polls indicate, many people don’t know. 1. The U.S. debt burden is starting to decline. That’s...
  • U.S. economy grows faster, but the details are less upbeat

    U.S. economy grows faster, but the details are less upbeat
    WASHINGTON — U.S. economic growth improved in the third quarter to a surprisingly solid 2.8% annual rate, the fastest in a year, bolstered by a restocking of goods by businesses. Details of the Commerce Department's report Thursday, however,...
  • U.S. copyright industries add $1 trillion to GDP

    U.S. copyright industries add $1 trillion to GDP
    The economic contributions of U.S. copyright industries reached new heights last year, for the first time contributing more than $1 trillion to the gross domestic product and accounting for 6.5% of the nation's economy, according to a new report. The...
  • Credit-card binge leaves many Brazilians deep in debt

    SÃO PAULO, Brazil — With a stable job as a home health worker, Maria Conceição decided it was time to live a little. So when a local retailer offered her the chance to buy some appliances on credit, she pounced. Using installment plans, she...
  • In South Africa, inequality and economic ills persist

    By the time Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, the path to ending South Africa's political crisis through the abolition of apartheid was known, even if it would not be easy or straight. Solving the country's economic crisis was another...
  • We have much to be thankful for financially

    Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, because it's a time when we can give thanks for all of the blessings in our lives. I don't want to trump the big stuff, like health, loving spouse, wonderful family, great country, but this is a money column, so we can...
  • Shutdown/debt limit: Are the markets beginning to sweat?

    Most Americans may be sleeping through the government's fiscal stalemate, figuring that events like a debt default won't have much impact on them.  That's panicking market-watchers.  Over the last few days, analysis of the effect of a default...
  • Report: Showbiz, Other Arts Sectors Make Up 3.2% of Economy -- But It Used to Be More

    Federal officials unveiled a report showing that arts and culture contributed 3.2%, or $504 billion, to the gross domestic product in 2011, a figure that industry advocates hope will bolster their voice in Washington as Congress reexamines copyright and...
  • GDP growth revised higher for 3rd quarter, strongest since late 2011

    WASHINGTON — Adding to the rosier economic outlook for next year, revised government data show the economy grew in the third quarter at the fastest pace in nearly two years as American consumers spent billions of dollars more than originally...
  • Federal deficit shrinking, but long-term outlook dim

    Federal deficit shrinking, but long-term outlook dim
    WASHINGTON – The federal deficit has shrunk to its lowest level since 2008, when President Obama won election at the start of the Great Recession, and is on track to decline even more thanks to an improving economy, higher taxes on the wealthy and...