'Job Gains Have Slowed Considerably,' Says Economic Policy Institute EconomistUnemployment's sizable decline in July still reflects a slowing economic recovery in the face of the unchecked coronavirus pandemic.
Will You See A Second Stimulus Payment?A second stimulus payment seemed unlikely after the first stimulus led to economic gains but has a good chance now as the virus spikes and recovery stalls.
'Expectations Of Safety' Are Greatest Obstacles In Economy's Road To Recovery, Prof SaysWith so much uncertainty in the world, economic recovery will be a long, slow process.
Stigall Show Log 1.13.14Chris continues to cover the aftermath of Chris Christie's bridge scandal and digs into the case of the "Swiss Cheese Pervert" in Mayfair. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup and James Carville, who will be at the Free Library of Philadelphia tonight.
Amid World Turmoil, Philadelphia's Pension Board Decides To Sit On Some Cash For A WeekThe city's pension board held an hourlong meeting this morning, during which the members decided to cash out $50 million worth of public equities. Some board members had urged converting even more of the fund's public holdings -- perhaps another $50 million -- to cash.
Survey: Many Americans Have Little Confidence In Economic RecoveryAlmost half of Americans say their life and future plans have been affected by the housing market.
NJ's Andrews Says A Gov't Shutdown Would Harm Economic Recovery"What compounds that problem is that private sector companies and families who rely upon that (governmental) activity are going to be brought to a halt as well," said Rep. Rob Andrews.