A just-released report finds Americans far more pessimistic about the economy than they were right after the Great Recession.
Florida added 14,580 private sector jobs during the month of March, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report released Wednesday. The growth in jobs is on pace with the 6-month average for the state, but slightly below the 12-month average, ADP said.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Thursday, urged lawmakers to raise the government’s debt limit or face the consequences of sustained damage to the U.S. economy and by extension the rest of the world economy.
Wall Street’s lack of worry reflects cynicism about Washington, but also a deep misreading of how significant the ideological fissures are in the capital.
Consumer confidence in the U.S. declined in September, after a slight increase in August, according to a report released by the Conference Board Tuesday.
Florida’s jobless rate for August is 7.0 percent. This is down from 7.1 percent in May, June, and July 2013, and down 4.1 percentage points since December 2010.
The poverty rate in the U.S. remained unchanged at 15 percent in 2012, the Census Bureau said Tuesday.
The wealth gap between the top 1 percent and the bottom 99 percent in the United States is as wide as it’s been in nearly 100 years, a new study finds.
Florida loses more than 1,800 jobs and $150 million in economic activity each month Congress delays passage of the immigration reform bill, according to a new report released Friday by the Community Business Association of Central Florida and Mi Familia Vota.