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Danziger: Stupid Money

Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven […]

December 4, 2017

U.S. Economy Produces 257,000 Jobs In January

The U.S. economy continues to make strong gains.

February 6, 2015

Economic Growth Slows Sharply In 4th Quarter To 2.6 Percent Annual Rate

Economic growth, while lower than expected, remains solid.

January 30, 2015

Private-Sector Job Growth Picked Up In December, ADP Reports

Private-sector job growth is still accelerating in the U.S.

January 7, 2015

Overseas Problems Won’t Derail Growing U.S. Economy, Analysts Say

Here’s why the American economy is outpacing the rest of the world.

January 6, 2015
US economic growth surged to its highest level in 11 years in the third quarter, data released on December 23 showed

U.S. Third Quarter Growth Highest In 11 Years

The latest GDP report is even better than expected.

December 23, 2014

Dow Tops 18,000 For First Time On Strong U.S. Growth

More good economic news is pushing the stock market to new highs.

December 23, 2014

U.S. Economy Grew 3.5 Percent In Third Quarter

Get the latest good economic news.

October 30, 2014

U.S. Economic Growth Estimate Raised To 4.6 Percent

U.S. economic growth is stronger than initial estimates.

September 26, 2014

U.S Economy Grew At Robust 4.2 Percent Pace In Second Quarter

Washington (AFP) – The U.S. Commerce Department raised its estimate for U.S. economic growth to 4.2 percent Thursday, confirming the solid rebound from the first quarter’s steep contraction. The department said a fuller set of data showed a higher level of fixed investment by companies and the government, contributing to the 0.2 point upward revision […]

August 28, 2014

ADP: U.S. Private Job Creation Falls In May

Washington (AFP) – The U.S. private sector churned out a net 179,000 new jobs in May, a disappointing fall from April, payrolls company ADP said Wednesday. It was the lowest level in four months, and suggested U.S. economic growth remains in second gear. The May figure was down 36,000 positions from April’s total, with a […]

June 4, 2014

Portugal Set To Exit Eurozone Bailout

By Henry Chu, Los Angeles Times LONDON — Three years after it was forced to seek a humiliating international rescue, Portugal is set to become the latest eurozone country Saturday to exit its bailout program and regain control of its finances amid a halting economic recovery. At the order of the foreign lenders who granted it […]

May 16, 2014

U.S. Stocks Pare Losses In Early Trade

New York (AFP) — U.S. stocks were flat in early trade on Thursday, paring back hefty opening losses after a batch of mixed economic data. After 45 minutes of trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 63.77 points (0.39 percent) at 16,205.22. The S&P 500, a broad measure of the markets, shed 9.34 (0.50 […]

March 27, 2014

Bipartisan Experts: GOP Debt Politics Leading Toward Disaster

This post is by National Memo editor-in-chief Joe Conason. Failure to raise the debt ceiling before August 2 threatens worsened unemployment, a renewed recession and potential economic “chaos,” warn bipartisan experts who are now speaking out more loudly against Republican brinksmanship in Washington budget negotiations. A new study released by the Bipartisan Policy Center – […]

June 29, 2011