US economy

Barack Obama

Obama’s big speech fails to dispel the doom and gloom

Fri 9 Sep, AT 11:15
Alexander Cockburn

The US needs a New Deal - but Obama has displayed zero appetite for big liberal ideas

David Vitter

Disrespect! Republicans avoid Obama’s big night

News
Thu 8 Sep, AT 11:05

Football comes first for one Republican senator as Obama faces prospect of empty seats tonight

Barack Obama

Tottenham riots, Obama under fire for downgrade, polar bear ‘shot in head’

News
Sun 7 Aug, AT 10:44

Pick of the news reports and comment from the Sunday newspapers

Barack Obama

Has US debt crisis boosted Obama’s re-election hopes?

News
Tue 2 Aug, AT 11:58

First reaction: America set to avoid debt default with new deal, but who are the winners and losers?

US deficit: the End is Nigh (or possibly not)

Fri 22 Jul, AT 08:54
Alexander Cockburn

Will the lights go out on Aug 3 as millions fail to get their Social Security cheques?

Barack Obama

Obama’s future in balance as the US economy tanks

Thu 16 Jun, AT 08:52
Alexander Cockburn

Can any of these Republican nutballs win? Yes, the US has long had a soft spot for imbeciles

Beached white male, washed up on a beach

The beached white male: an American nightmare

Tue 14 Jun, AT 08:22
Charles Laurence

Charles Laurence: Plight of America’s jobless ‘suits’ raises big questions - like why would you marry one?

UK faces jobless recovery as bosses fail to rehire

News
Thu 3 Feb, AT 14:04

Business digest: UK unemployment could stay at 8 per cent, warns economist Mike Dicks

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Markets shaken by grim US industrial data

News
Fri 20 Aug, AT 10:21

Business Digest: Fears of a double-dip recession increase after Thursday’s falls

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