The national average for a gallon of regular is almost exactly the same as it was for Memorial Day 2012. And yet, for the past two years, the periods leading up to Memorial Day couldn’t be more different.
Gold and other commodities seem to be signaling that the U.S. economy is sluggish and will get weaker still.
Like an aging rocker, Texas Governor Rick Perry is currently on the 2013 I’m Coming For Your Jobs tour across America. His first stop: California a couple months ago. This week he’s in Illinois, where he got a nasty reception from public officials. The trips are part of an effort to get businesses from highly taxed and heavily …
For Americans, the economy is likely to remain sluggish for several years, but the long-term outlook isn’t nearly as bad as the pessimists say
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.
It’s widely assumed that the car of the future will be powered by gasoline. At least partly powered by gas, that is, and at least for the near future. When, if ever, will the pure-electric car — one powered solely by battery, …
A host of special interests, from filmmakers to rum distillers, got tax breaks in last week’s fiscal cliff deal.
The Great Recession hit small towns hard. But according to a new analysis, small-town America is actually experiencing an economic revival thanks to an oil and gas boom.
Whatever the budget deal, it probably won’t be able to prevent sluggish growth and the risk of rising inflation.
Taking two weeks to restore power is unconscionable. It’s also part of a troublesome trend of more and longer outages that point up major flaws in our national power grid. How long before we bury the power lines?