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- Stimulus package: needed kick or corporate giveaway? Chaddock, Gail Russell // Christian Science Monitor;11/13/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 245, p2
Discusses the efforts of the United States Congress to revive the U.S. economy.
- My vote for common cents. Shaffer, Jeffrey // Christian Science Monitor;2/23/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 62, p21
Discusses the debate concerning the idea that penny coins are useless to the United States economy.
- Cracks are now showing in Congress's unified surface. Chaddock, Gail Russell // Christian Science Monitor;10/12/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 223, p2
Discusses efforts of the United States Congress to form an economic stimulus package to help revive the U.S. economy.
- Blowing out the balanced budget. Grier, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;5/24/99, Vol. 91 Issue 124, p1
Reports on the problems faced by members of the United States Congress in 1999. How the costs of the war with Yugoslavia and the predicted national budget surplus are leading many to want to spend more; How, in 1997, a deal was made that would cut the government's budget; Dilemma faced by the...
- Latin America tightens its ties to the greenback. Francis, David R. // Christian Science Monitor;12/18/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 17, p17
Discusses the increasing use of the United States dollar by countries in Latin America. Reasons that many foreign countries use the U.S. currency; Ways in which dollarization can occur including outright adoption or the establishment of a fixed exchange rate between dollars and local currency;...
- The brave new euro world. Cerami, Charles A. // Insight on the News;05/03/99, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p16
Examines the implications of the 1999 introduction of the euro for the economy of the United States, as well as for the rest of the world. Background information on the single currency of the European Union; Dollar-euro relationship; Outlook for the euro; Factors that could diminish concern...
- News in brief. Koning, Rachel; Vadum, Matthew; Siegel, Gary; O'Connor, Jeanine // Bond Buyer;01/21/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30812, p2
Focuses on developments related to the money markets in the United States (US), current as of January 21, 2000. Includes US Federal Reserve Board governor Laurence Meyer's economic outlook for the country; Reorganization of the Chicago Board of Trade.
- U.S. Economy Contracting � Economic Policy Reacts with Massive Countermeasures. Fritsche, Ulrich // Economic Bulletin;2001, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p211
The economy of the United States has been slowing down perceptibly since late autumn of 2000. The author states that if policy makers manage to stabilize the profit expectations of industry through timely and decisive action, then the income losses should be limited, uncertainty will decrease...
- In US, a rare revolt against dollar. Francis, David R. // Christian Science Monitor;8/9/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 179, p1
Reports on economic conditions in the United States, and the status of the U.S. dollar as of August 9, 2001. Topic of how the dollar is under fire in the U.S. from farmers, manufacturers and organized labor; Discussion of the impact of the strong dollar on exports; View that increased pressure...