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U.S. Jobless Rate Falls to 6-Year Low of 5.9%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs last month, a burst of hiring that drove down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July...

Dow Closes at Record After Fed Keeps Rates Intact

(NEW YORK) — The stock market rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve told investors to expect low interest rates for a while yet, pushing the Dow Jones...

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Person of the Year 2009

The story of the year was a weak economy that could have been much, much weaker. How the mild-mannered man who runs the Federal Reserve prevented an economic...

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