[The New American] - “The argument glosses over a few things … these 2,362 Americans already paid for this insurance when they paid their taxes,” wrote Neil Shah of the Wall Street Journal. “They also paid taxes expecting to receive Social Security retirement benefits in
[Wall Street Journal] - By NEIL SHAH. After two years of falling incomes and penny-pinching, Americans opened their wallets in 2011, ramping up spending on everything from restaurants and clothing to health care. Consumers increased their average annual spending by 3.3%
[Wall Street Journal] - WSJ's Neil Shah reports from San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO—Before dawn on a recent Sunday, Dan Oppermann stormed into a record fair, escorting an older Japanese man who had flown from Tokyo on a mission: to buy 5,000 records in one week.
[Wall Street Journal] to find music that may be considered passe' in the U.S., but is highly sought in Japan. Paula Abdul, Debbie Gibson, and Spandau Ballet are some of the artists who vinyl and CD collectors are looking for. WSJ's Neil Shah reports from San Francisco
[Wall Street Journal (blog)] - By Neil Shah. Capitol Hill lawmakers are turning to a new pet project to fix America's finances: The millions of dollars flowing every year to millionaires via the unemployment insurance system. Nearly 2,400 Americans in households with $1 million or
[Wall Street Journal (blog)] - By Neil Shah. America's worst drought in decades was hurting the nation's economy in the spring — and things could get worse. Earlier this month, the Journal reported that despite some soothing rain from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac, some of the
[Wall Street Journal (blog)] - By Neil Shah. The saving rate is falling as Americans spend more. The personal saving rate –which captures what consumers have left after spending and taxes—dropped to 3.7% in August from 4.4% in June, this year's highest rate. Economic concerns
Wall Street Journal ( ) Neil Shah U.S. companies added more workers to their payrolls in February than they did in January, according to Automatic Data Processing Inc., of them in the services industry.
BY NEIL SHAH The Wall Street Journal Europe 8 Mar U. S. businesses added more workers in February than January, the latest sign that improvements in the economy are making it a bit easier for Americans to find jobs ...
Wall Street Journal ( ) Neil Shah The wage gap among U.S. workers is getting bigger. According to U.S. Department of Labor numbers released April 17, between the end of the recession in mid and the first ...
Growth Pace Slows Amid Weakness in Jobs MarketBY NEIL SHAH AND KATE LINEBAUGHThe Wall Street Journal Europe1 Jun 2012The U.S. grew slower in the first quarter than previously thought and continuing signs of ...