Tag: Great Recession

Unemployment Rate / Employment-Population Ratio  (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Unemployment Rate / Employment-Population Ratio (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Unemployment Rate / Employment-Population Ratio   Unemployment and the Unemployment Rate   As defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the number of people who do not have jobs but have actively looked for work in the prior 4 weeks and are currently available […]

Wall Street Reform Bill Passes Senate

Wall Street Reform Bill Passes Senate

On Thursday, the Senate had come to an agreement on its Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act conference report by a 60-39 vote. The bill has now gone to President Barack Obama, who will sign it into law later this week. The final Senate vote marks the culmination of a two-year effort launched […]