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America’s Next Great Carmaker: Toyota?

Filed under: Company News, Ford Motor Co, Toyota, General Motors, AutosOnce upon a time, there was a saying in America: “As General Motors (GM) goes, so goes the nation.” That was a pretty troubling forecast, back when GM went bankrupt, but today it’s …

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Retail Launches Its Own Job Growth Policy Campaign

Filed under: Economy, Taxes, RetailWith the 2012 election season looming, the National Retail Federation has launched “Retail Means Jobs,” a year-long, $10 million advocacy campaign designed to push for retail-friendly policies in Washington that “driv…

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GOP Is Winning the Budget Battle, but May Lose the Political War

The Republicans are winning this year’s budget battle: Discretionary spending will decrease. But this is hardly the time for the GOP to take a victory lap: Next, the GOP will have to lower unemployment and improve the average Am…

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Can the Tea Party’s Platform Reduce Unemployment?

The U.S. set the forces of globalization in motion, and now more than ever, it’s clear we’re suffering the consequences: high unemployment, stagnant or declining incomes, and rising costs for goods. Can the policies of the surgi…

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Can U.S. Services Growth Outweigh High Oil Prices?

The U.S. services sector is growing strong, providing additional evidence that the U.S. economy is recovering and might not need more stimulus funding. But that’s contingent upon oil staying below $120 per barrel.

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