Gloomy Economic Figures Hit Stocks; Fear Over Weak Jobless Report

A cascade of negative economic reports this week is leaving Americans wondering if this is really a recovery from the recession that officially started December 2007 and ended June 2009. Moody's credit rating agency added to the gloom today when it said it would put the U.S. credit rating under review if Congress and the Obama administration do not make progress on increasing the debt limit, which is currently at $14.294 trillion. Total U.S. debt, thanks to some accounting tricks, tops $14.344...Full Story
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