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

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’

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?

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

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

Fri 20 Aug, AT 10:21

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