News Articles for "Great Depression"
A research report by the Pew Charitable Trusts says younger baby boomers and Generation Xers face an uncertain retirement because of reduced savings, high...read more
Hawaii's unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in April, the state's lowest rate since October 2008, officials said Thursday. The state Department of L...read more
The federal budget has forecast a return to surplus in 2016-17, the very end of the forward estimates, after dire warnings of revenues in freefall and defi...read more
Swan says surplus would have hurt economy
Treasurer Wayne Swan says jobs and economic growth would have been at risk if the government had slashed spending to achieve a surplus in the next two year...read more