The latest news on economy
At least some warnings are so bad they're impossible.
Obama begins to lay out a plan for tax cuts and new spending that would make up a new stimulus package.
The dismal sales figures are just the latest grim economic sign.
A sector-by-sector look at the job losses of last year.
The business group backs tax portions of Obama's plan but criticizes labor and environmental proposals.
Widespread layoffs on Wall Street lead to shaky confidence in the real estate market.
Reasons for hope
Even critics praise her political skills, which will be tested by the debate over a stimulus package.
Japan, Germany, China, the United Kingdom, and France have all announced massive spending plans.
No deal by Inauguration Day, a blow to Obama's hope for a quick response to the economic crisis.