By trying to compensate for poor fiscal policies, the Fed is making it easier for the President and Congress to evade their …
Instead of struggling to keep the euro zone together, default may be less painful in the long run for the people of overindebted countries
Online currencies like the Bitcoin are one day likely to alter government policy, just as the bond market did in the 1990s
A stronger dollar could be a bellwether of an improving economy and a brighter outlook for U.S. stocks.
Many of the costs faced by typical American households are rising faster than the official inflation statistics indicate.
Economic policies that look like the start of a trade war are really aimed at addressing domestic economic problems.
When was the last time you stopped to pick up a penny? Considering most of us consider the one-cent coin almost worthless these days, it’s probably been a while. Still, the U.S. penny persists
Whatever the budget deal, it probably won’t be able to prevent sluggish growth and the risk of rising inflation.
The U.S. is confronting a dizzying array of financial issues that will have to be dealt with early next year.
UK regulator proposes “reset” of scandal-ridden money market rate system and new regulation, but the way rates are fixed won’t fundamentally change.
Some Republicans want to take the country forward by taking us back — way back – to the gold standard. The Republican party platform, approved on Tuesday, warns against the evils of “easy money and loose credit” and calls for …
Giving Europe’s bailout fund a banking license would provide massive firepower to help flailing states, but proposal must first overcome deep German skepticism