If you think about thrift as a moral quality, it’s easy to understand why Republicans have gotten things so wrong in terms of macroeconomic policy over the past few years
Student debt is creating the most debt-ridden twentysomethings in modern history, and we’re all going to pay a price. Here’s the best advice from new grads.
The previous upturn in housing prices faltered after a year, but all the signs suggest that the current home price recovery will be sustainable.
Wanna support American workers? Buy imports. So says a new report, which claims that a cheap, robust imports marketplace not only helps American workers and families, but local farmers, manufacturers, and small businesses as well.
The Heritage Foundation made a splash early this week with a report predicting that the current immigration reform bill being debated in the Senate would cost the U.S. government $6.3 trillion dollars in benefits like Social …
By trying to compensate for poor fiscal policies, the Fed is making it easier for the President and Congress to evade their responsibilities.
In recent years, we have had no shortage of pundits, politicians, and writers telling us of the economic doom — soaring interest rates, slower economic growth, and choking credit markets — facing the U.S. government if it doesn’t reign in its debt. Since the financial crisis, however, the U.S. has consistently experienced low interest …
Gold and other commodities seem to be signaling that the U.S. economy is sluggish and will get weaker still.
The world is worried about China, but not for the right reasons. Global financial markets were roiled after the world’s second largest economy notched only a 7.7% boost to GDP in the first quarter — a drool-worthy performance …
Instead of struggling to keep the euro zone together, default may be less painful in the long run for the people of overindebted countries
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In the years following the financial crisis, America has been obsessed with debt. Hurting from the crisis, consumers and businesses have been busy paying off debt, while the federal government has ramped up its borrowing through a combination of stimulus spending and lower tax revenue. And of course all this new …
Since 2011, the gold market has shown signs of weakness, culminating in a multiday crash that began on Thursday and continued into Monday