Recession

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Some Fear Auto Industry Returning To Bad Habits

As the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road.

09/03/2014

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May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.

06/04/2014

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Pa.’s Unemployment Rate Below National Average

Unemployment has gone down in Pennsylvania, making it lower than the national average.

06/21/2013

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What Will It Mean To Go Over The Fiscal Cliff?

A serious split Thursday night among House Republicans in Congress meant no deal yet to avoid the fiscal cliff. Members of Congress returned home for Christmas, raising the chances of going over that cliff. But what exactly does that mean?

12/21/2012

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Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

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Seasonal Hiring Helps Unemployment Rate

For the first time in two-and-a-half-years the unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent in November. It’s the lowest since the darkest days of the recession.

12/02/2011

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Poverty, Wages In Pittsburgh Below National Average

It’s really a good news, bad news story – the tale of how Pittsburgh is surviving this awful economic recession.

09/22/2011

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