Rise In Metro-North Commuters Could Signal Stronger EconomyIt looks like it could be another record year down the tracks for Metro-North -- Ridership is up 1.3%, with 630,000 more rides through July.
CBS News/New York Times Poll: Most Americans Think Economy Is In Bad ShapeMore than 50 percent of Americans said the economy is in poor shape in a new CBS News/New York Times poll released Tuesday.
Christie Stumps For Foley In Connecticut, Says He Needs To Focus On EconomyNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, said Tuesday that Connecticut is one of the top two gubernatorial races in the country.
Survey: LI Small Businesses Optimistic On Economic FrontA new survey finds most businesses are looking to add workers within the next five years. The survey was sponsored by Bethpage FCU and conducted by the Stony Brook University Center for Survey Research.
Seen At 11: Older Drivers And The Danger AheadThe risks that New Yorkers take on the roads are getting worse every day, and some say that the hazardous conditions can be blamed on the economy.
Bank Of America Found Liable In Mortgage Fraud TrialBank of America was found liable for fraud in a civil case the government said captured the frenzied pursuit of profits at all costs just before the economy collapsed.
Poll: Americans' Disgust With Congress At Record HighAccording to a CBS News poll, 85 percent of those surveyed said they do not approve of the job Congress is doing.
Expert Issues Gloomy Report On Anniversary Of Lehman Brothers CollapseSunday marked the fifth anniversary of the collapse of the Lehman Brothers investment bank collapse, and one expert said the situation has not really improved.
Report: Jersey Shore Revenues Down This Summer In Spite Of Recovery EffortsManasquan is one town whose revenue decline can be attributed to just about every problem experienced along the shore. Beach revenue, including from parking, was down $290,000 through July 21.
Summer Gas Price Spike Could Be Rippling Through The Rest Of The EconomyThe summer spike in gas prices has drivers feeling the pain at the pump, but that financial stress could be rippling through the rest of the economy as well.
Experts: Long Island Needs To Step Up To Keep Its YouthThe birthplace of suburbia needs an upgrade if it hopes to hold on to a strong economy, according to experts meeting in Farmingdale about the future of Long Island.
Connecticut House Approves Minimum Wage HikeThe House voted 89-53, with eight lawmakers not voting, to pass the bill. The vote came nearly a week after the state Senate approved the legislation.