A host of factors outside of the government’s control will likely hold back the economy for at least another year.
The labor market continued its dogged march forward in January, with the federal government announcing that the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January, and that the unemployment rate basically held steady at 7.9%. This was …
A slow-growing economy with little inflation can actually be the best environment for blue-chip stocks.
The economy is likely to keep improving, but slow growth could develop into chronic stagnation.
The election’s over — which means it’s time to stop paying lip service to America’s “entrepreneurial spirit” and “the importance of small business,” and start taking bipartisan action to support the next generation of job creators.
Social Security may not add to the deficit, but it does add to the national debt. Fortunately, it’s easy to fix this.
A misguided response to the fiscal cliff could risk a recession while doing little to solve long-term financial problems
Multiple debt markets are facing big trouble because of excessive borrowing and the Fed’s easy-money policies.
Limiting future increases in government spending will be less painful than making sudden deep cuts in current programs.
Never underestimate the importance of expectations. While most of us were bracing for a poor jobs report due to the disruptive effects of Hurricane Sandy, the headline numbers of 146,000 jobs added in November and a four-year-low …
When the Labor Department releases its November job growth estimates tomorrow, many are bracing for it to be the smallest number since June. Economists surveyed by CNNMoney predict the number will come in at a lackluster 77,000 …