President Obama is departing today for his three-day bus tour through the Midwest. As the race to for the presidency kicks up a notch, a Congressional twelve-member 'super committee' will begin work on a debt-reduction strategy. Kai Wright joins us.
Is the U.S. on the verge of a "double-dip" recession? Is the economy already in recession? Kelly Evans, Ahead of the Tape columnist for The Wall Street Journal, gives her analysis of the economic outlook.
Job creation came to a near standstill in the month of June.
Kelly Evans, columnist for The Wall Street Journal, explains why these jobs numbers are so different from the ones predicted, and explains what impact they'll have on the economy.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is scheduled to return to court today to face arraignment in New York City, and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to speak about the U.S. economic outlook before the American Bankers association today.
The labor department announced that the unemployment rate has dropped to 9 percent following four months of consecutive growth; 36 thousand jobs have been added to the economy. Reporter Kelly Evans puts these numbers in context.
Joining us to discuss the ailing economy, the unemployment crisis, and Obama's approach to both, is Kelly Evans, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Christopher Hayes, the Washington Editor of The Nation, and entrepreneur Jim Svetz.
Americans saved more of their income than they have since 1993. Yet, people need to spend money in order for the economy to pick up again. Wall Street Journal Reporter Kelly Evans talks to The Takeaway about this paradox of thrift.
Since November, more than 80 percent of job losses in the U.S. have fallen on men. For a look at what this means, The Takeaway turns to the Wall Street Journal's Kelly Evans, New America Foundation's Riehan Salam, and Manpower's Michael Doyle.
The Labor Department released unemployment numbers which may indicate the beginning of a turnaround for the U.S. economy. The Wall Street Journal's economics reporter Kelly Evans joins The Takeaway to talk us through the numbers.
The U.S. Labor Department just released productivity numbers for the spring quarter and they are on the rise?productivity is the highest in six years. The Takeaway talks to Kelly Evans, economics reporter for the Wall Street Journal.
Retail sales jumped 2.7 percent in August, the biggest increase in over three years. The government's 'Cash-for-Clunkers' sales factored into that jump, but even without that program, sales rose 1.1 percent. Does this mean the economy's on the upswing?