Despite the recession, more workers ramped up retirement-plan contributions in the second quarter than reduced them, reversing a trend in the previous three quarters of more workers' cutting contribution rates, according to a Fidelity Investments study of plans it administers for 11.2 million participants.
Jones, a gregarious African-American, has been described in the media as the guy who holds the most envious job in the Obama White House. The first green jobs czar in White House history, his is a path less traveled.
They followed her every step of the way. From Kenya to Cape Verde, the personalities and policies of the last three American presidents — Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama — dogged Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton through an 11-day tour of Africa.
As a car crusher rumbles in the background, waiting for its next victim, Tony Faust stands at the end of his dusty salvage lot looking upon rows and rows of scrapped vehicles, counting the ones marked "C4C."
Two months after terminating 789 dealerships, Chrysler Group LLC is approaching some of those dealers to compete for a chance to sell Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep cars again in one of 140 "open" locations throughout the United States.
President Barack Obama, honoring the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, hailed the seating of Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor as "another step toward that more perfect union that we all seek."