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Fed Survey: Winter Storms Holding Back Economy
A Federal Reserve survey shows severe weather held back economic growth in much of the nation from January through early February. Even so, conditions improved in most U.S. regions, thanks to slight gains in areas such as employment and commercial real estate.
Economy Slammed by Bad Weather [POLL/AUDIO]
Treacherous weather conditions in New Jersey and across the country don't only have an effect on the roads and schools. Frigid temperatures, and one storm after another, also send a shock into the overall economy.
US Economy Adds 74K Jobs
The weakest month of hiring in three years ended 2013 on a sluggish note and raised questions about whether the U.S. job market can sustain its recent strong gains.
Federal Reserve Getting New Vice Chairman
President Barack Obama intends to nominate Stanley Fischer to be vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Fischer is a former head of the Bank of Israel. He would succeed Janet Yellen, who's succeeding Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Fischer is a dual citizen of the United States and Israel...
Happy 2014 – Will It Be Better? [PHOTOS]
Just a few hours ago...as we did "The Time Warp" into the midnight hour, I had no real feelings, one way or another, about 2013...
Thankfully, in this past year I didn't lose any family members. And, there were no personal crises...un...
Interns: Bad for the Economy? [AUDIO]
Those still looking for employment are faced with an obstacle that keeps getting larger - the number of people willing to take on an unpaid internship, in hopes of gaining experience and landing a real position.

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