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By Tom Fitton
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Topic - Business_Finance
The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on its bailout of General Motors, but still says the alternative would have been much worse.
American Airlines emerged from bankruptcy protection, and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner as the two completed their deal Monday to create the world's biggest airline.
Say goodbye to "Government Motors." The Obama administration announced Monday the Treasury Department has sold its remaining shares in General Motors at more than a $10 billion loss for taxpayers, about five years after providing the country's top automaker with a $49.5 billion bailout in exchange for a majority stake in the company that helped it earn the nickname "Government Motors."
The cost to the federal government to build new courthouses could be much higher than originally thought, a new report has found, as estimates often leave off the costs of repairing and selling old structures the new construction will replace.
The slim fiscal agreement lawmakers are expected to pass this week once again leaves unaddressed the bigger and more imperative tasks of budgeting. This continued delay, whatever its causes, invites two major hazards, neither of which can be ignored much longer.
"I don't care too much for money; money can't buy me love." So goes the refrain in the classic Beatles hit. The Fab Four were wise beyond their years, and their wisdom could fairly be applied to the perpetual debate about the effect of money on American politics.
As the vote on Obamacare approached in 2010 — a year when the budget deficit was a staggering $1.3 trillion — the Democratic majority ignored the opposition's concerns about the costs and unintended consequences of restructuring the entire health care system.
Federal spending continues to drop and, combined with this year's tax increases, are making a dent in the federal deficit, according to the latest numbers released Friday by the Congressional Budget Office.
The nation's unemployment rate last month fell sharply from 7.3 percent to 7 percent, the lowest in five years, as businesses added another 203,000 jobs, the Labor Department reported Friday morning.
A popular Mexican restaurant in the trendy, artsy Soho section of New York City has a new menu item that scores high on the puke factor but nonetheless is bringing in the bucks: A pan-fried burger dotted and splashed with crickets.
Brian McCann says joining the New York Yankees is "one of the best days of my life"
By 2020, federal agencies will have to up their use of renewable energy sources significantly, and replace 20 percent of electricity with greener options, President Obama said, in a new executive order due for release on Thursday.
The nation's economy overcame a round of federal budget cuts and posted a surprisingly strong 3.6 percent growth rate in the summer quarter, the Commerce Department reported Thursday morning.
Social media users beware: Hackers have busted into at least 2 million accounts and stolen passwords at Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and other sites, a new report revealed this week.
Will Rogers once said, "All government programs have three things in common: a beginning, a muddle and no ending." Perhaps the most pre-eminent example of this in our time is the wind Production Tax Credit, a decades-old subsidy that should end upon its expiration at the end of the year.