Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday before the Joint Economic Committee hearing on "The Economic Outlook." Bernanke told Congress Wednesday that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reser…
WASHINGTON | The Federal Reserve is torn over when to slow its aggressive efforts to stimulate the economy.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana has successfully created a low-tax, low-regulation business environment, but its future economic growth hinges on Hoosiers who, more often than not, lack the education and healthy habits needed to move the state forward.
Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
NEW YORK| Stocks closed higher on Wall Street as investors bank on continued support from the Federal Reserve.
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Northwest Indiana's economic performance remained largely flat in March, but observers are taking heart in gains in individual business sectors and overall in the last 12 months.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence showed no signs of disappointment Monday despite having failed to persuade the now-adjourned General Assembly to adopt his oft-touted plan cutting the state's income tax rate by 10 percent.
Don Babcock, of NIPSCO, has an exchange with members of a panel of economists who were diagnosing the NWI economy Monday at Valparaiso University.
Surekha Rao, a professor at Indiana University Northwests, speaks as part of a panel of economists who diagnosed the Northwest Indiana economy Monday at Valparaiso University.
Tony Sindone, a continuing lecturer in economics at Purdue University North-Central, speaks as part of a panel of economists diagnosing the Northwest Indiana economy Monday at Valparaiso University.
The Northwest Indiana economy recovered from the recession with robust earnings and sales, but it might be difficult to convince your average working person of that.
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INDIANAPOLIS | The leader of the Indiana Senate claims to believe education policy debates, and not the budget, will dominate Statehouse discussions over the next two weeks as the 2013 session of the General Assembly races toward adjournment.
SOUTH BEND | Nissa Ricafort and her husband figured their ranch-style home in northeast Indianapolis would take two to three months to sell, but the weekend it hit the market the couple had 17 showings and accepted an offer for the full $185,000 asking price.
Northwest Indiana could begin to feel the effects of the national economic recovery in six months, with the NWI Leading Index forecasting weak but positive growth ahead, according to Micah Pollak, an assistant professor of economics at IU Northwest.
A panel of economists will deliver their latest update on the health of Northwest Indiana's economy on April 29 at Harre Union at Valparaiso University.
WASHINGTON | U.S. consumers stepped up spending in February after their income jumped, aided by a stronger job market that offset some of the drag from higher taxes. The gains led economists to predict stronger economic growth at the start of the year.
HAMMOND | A water expert believes Indiana is uniquely poised to attract development because of the state's abundant water supplies, but lawmakers need a plan to ensure the resource is promoted.
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