WASHINGTON (AP) — Last month's harsh winter weather cut across the U.S. economy, closing factories, canceling flights and keeping shoppers home. The Labor Department calculates jobs by asking companies how many people they employed during the pay period that ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
The economy of the United States is the largest national economy in the world in both nominal value and by purchasing power parity. Its nominal gross domestic product (GDP) was estimated as $14.4 trillion in 2008, which is about three times that of the world's second largest economy, Japan Its GDP by PPP is almost twice that of the second largest, China.
The U.S. economy maintains a very high... Full
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