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FILE - In this file photo taken March 11, 2011, traders of crude oil and natural gas react during early trading at the New York Mercantile Exchange. Oil prices moved up closer to $106 a barrel Friday, March 25, 2011, as political upheaval in the Middle East and signs of strong global demand kept crude near two-year highs. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, file)
President Obama has a need to further stimulate the economy.
When politicians talk about the economy, let the public beware.
Arizona's economy is faring well compared with the rest of the country, local economists said, but it’s not even close to achieving the stunning growth surge of the 1990s.
If production is up in major industries, demonstrating an increase in capital expenditures, can dramatic job growth be far behind?
Starting Tuesday, Arizona will test a widely held belief that Americans are willing to endure higher consumer costs and economic hardships as the price required to improve border security and to drive away illegal immigrants already in this country.
WASHINGTON - Consumers' confidence in the economy and their own financial fortunes climbed to a 16-month high as better prospects for jobs and wages lifted people's spirits.
WASHINGTON - President Bush, standing before Congress one last time, urged the nation Monday night to persevere against gnawing fears of recession and stay patient with the long, grinding war in Iraq. He pressed Congress to quickly pass a plan to rescue the economy.
The clouds over Chandler are growing darker.
It's not your fault you don't know that the percentage of American home mortgages in foreclosure today is about 2.75 percent.
The current economic crisis could actually spur Mesa voters to support a $51 million bed-tax incentive for two resort projects near Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, according to independent political consultants and project supporters.
It seems almost a certainty that the first paycheck most Americans cash in January 2013 is going to be smaller than their last paycheck in December.
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - Five years after Argentina’s economy melted down, triggering food riots, supermarket lootings, devaluation and debt default, Maria Elena Lopez is still scavenging in the streets for recyclable paper.
WASHINGTON - The economy grew at an annual rate of 3.7 percent in the summer as a big rebound in auto sales offset weakness from an exploding trade deficit, soaring oil prices and the Florida hurricanes, the government reported Friday.
Taking advantage of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, some Arizona business interests are lining up to find way to directly influence elections.
The legislation prepared for Senate action on Thursday included about $55 million in raids on various funds. But the measure was altered before it reached the floor.
Michael Taylor: As Sarah Palin and the "Going Rogue" express makes its way to Tempe, I cannot help but be reminded of the Nov. 22 episode of NBC's "Meet the Press."
Considering the atmosphere of gloom hanging over just about every gathering of public officials these days, Wednesday’s evening with elected officials sponsored by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce had a fairly upbeat feel.
Despite declines in national consumer confidence in the economy, 46 percent of Arizona residents believe the state is headed in the right direction, according to a poll released Tuesday by the Behavior Research Center of Arizona.
Everything that makes up a presidential candidate should be fair game in politics (except their families). But, those calling for civility in society are often the very ones using forked tongues. Hate talk is with us for good, I suppose, however, where there’s a down side, there’s an up. And, the up part of dragging different faiths through the slop is: The attacks tend to unite diverse churches. Overall, God worshipers can relate to one another.
This was inevitable, but when it came this week it was still a little bit of a shock: China surpassed Germany to become the world’s third-largest economy.
Bryan Bird of the self-proclaimed "Forest Guardians" makes several phony claims in his flawed attempt elsewhere on this page to challenge our June 12 editorial that suggested the timber industry should be allowed back into our Western forests.
President Bush was touring a union training center in the Valley late this afternoon and planned to cite record levels of American home ownership as proof his economic agenda is working.