US economy

Finance figures warn on US economy

Wed 9 Sep, AT 09:33

Alan Greenspan and Warren Buffett have both cautioned that a US recovery is not a foregone conclusion

London Stock Exchange

FTSE heads for record rise

Mon 27 Jul, AT 10:24

After rising on Friday for the tenth successive day the FTSE 100 is poised to equal its record 11-day run

Finance experts question recovery

Thu 4 Jun, AT 09:55

Leading City figures warn that the economic slowdown is a long way from being over - and the effects could last a decade

George Soros talks up the global recovery

Tue 12 May, AT 08:59

A number of commentators, including the legendary investor, believe that the world is heading for a return to growth

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

Federal Reserve chief predicts end to downturn

Wed 6 May, AT 09:24

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke tells US politicians the recession should be over by Christmas, barring any unforeseen setbacks

Automaker Chrysler speeds towards bankruptcy

Thu 30 Apr, AT 09:55

Last-minute negotiations to save the US car giant from bankruptcy appear to have failed, reports from America suggest

Tokyo Stock Exchange

Global markets soar on economic green shoots

Thu 30 Apr, AT 09:34

Investors flocked to buy stocks worldwide yesterday after signs that American consumers are starting to spend again

Barack Obama

Obama has become the beleaguered messiah

Fri 17 Apr, AT 01:00
Alexander Cockburn

From the economy to foreign policy the new president has little between here and the horizon but a sheet of very thin ice, which is already starting to crack