HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Private jet sales are rising again, climbing out of a deep recession when the company plane was an easy target for spending cuts. The chief executive of General Dynamics Corp., maker of Gulfstream jets, says corporate customers are back and wealth creation is bringing out shoppers... more »
BRUSSELS (AP) - The 17 countries that use the euro fell back into recession for the first time in three years as the impact of the region's sprawling debt crisis began to be felt in the region's stronger economies. Eurostat, the EU's statistics office, said Thursday the eurozone economy contracted... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has a private meeting today with some of the participants in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. Then he'll go public at Fort Campbell, Ky., to thank troops who have just come back for Afghanistan. In Indiana, he'll promote his energy... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - The recession took a dramatic toll on marriage in America, new figures show, with those 18 and over who decided to wed in 2009 at the lowest ebb since the government began tracking the data over 100 years ago. A broad array of new Census Bureau data,... more »
WASHINGTON -It's official: The longest recession the country has endured since World War II ended in June 2009, according to a group that dates the beginning and end of recessions. The National Bureau of Economic Research, a panel of academic economists based in Cambridge, Mass., says the recession lasted 18... more »
A Louisiana economist gives Lafayette a two year economic forecast. At Tuesday's annual business luncheon LSU's Loren Scott looks into his crystal ball and gives Acadiana businesses a look into the future.
"Well, it's not doing too well."
As the rest of the country gets back on its... more »