WASHINGTON — In the 4½ years since the Great Recession ended, millions of Americans who have gone without jobs or raises have found themselves wondering something about the economic recovery: Is this as good as it gets? It increasingly looks ...Read More »
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It’s no secret that Americans are fond of their drink, but new research indicates that suds-swilling Yankees are growing increasingly fond of independent booze. Small and independent craft breweries in 2012 contributed $33.9 billion to the U.S. economy, according to ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 4.1 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest pace since late 2011 and significantly higher than previously believed. Much of the upward revision came from stronger consumer spending. The ...
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WASHINGTON — Look at the U.S. economy and you’ll notice an unusual disconnect. The economy is being slowed by a tight job market, scant pay raises and weak business investment. Yet corporate profits are reaching record highs and fueling record ...Read More »