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College grads from the Great Recession feel left behind

Nearly a decade after graduating from Michigan State University, Jake Rubin has a good job at a consulting firm and owns a condo in Long Beach, California. Yet, he can't shake the feeling that he'd be doing even better had he not graduated during the Great Recession.

Construction companies back in business 10 years after Great Recession

May is the busiest month of the year for home building in the state of Wisconsin and many construction companies are ready to go after a long winter. Not only are people building new homes, they're also successfully selling their old homes, which is a big change from how the market was during the Great Recession 10 years ago. 

US economy just hit milestone

The slow but steady recovery from the Great Recession just hit a milestone: It's tied for the second-longest economic expansion in American history.

AIG, once on death's door, is doing deals again

Insurance giant American International Group needed a $182 billion bailout from the federal government a decade ago to avoid going under. But AIG has clawed its way back from the depths of financial despair and is finally starting to make deals again.