Survey Shows Unemployment Still Top US Problem | Spending Daily

News Roundup | May 19, 2014

A new Gallup poll released today showed that unemployment and a dysfunctional government still rank as the top problems among individuals. According to the survey, “Twenty percent of Americans name unemployment or jobs as the most important problem facing the country in May, up from 14% who mentioned these issues in April. Dysfunctional government (19%) and the economy in general (17%) also rank among the top problems.”

The 2009 Stimulus | Monday Market Rundown

February 17, 2014

We decided that since today is the 5th anniversary of the 2009 stimulus bill, we’d look at some key economic data points from the stimulus’s brief, but tumultuous history.