The cost of borrowing is likely to go up. Companies are taking taking advantage now. Some consumers may want to consider …
The stock market may steal the headlines, but in many ways its the bond market — be it mortgage-backed securities, government bonds, or corporate debt — that is the real star of the economic show. When the Federal Reserve seeks …
On Monday ratings giant Standard & Poor’s raised the U.S.’s credit outlook from “negative” to “stable.” That may sound a bit like the equivalent of Arrested Development’s Bluth Company going from “Triple Sell” to “Don’t Buy,” but in these troubled economic times, Americans should take what they can get. Thanks to a housing rebound, stock …
It could be risky for the Fed to continue its easy-money policy – and dangerous to stop.
By trying to compensate for poor fiscal policies, the Fed is making it easier for the President and Congress to evade their responsibilities.
Gold and other commodities seem to be signaling that the U.S. economy is sluggish and will get weaker still.
Instead of struggling to keep the euro zone together, default may be less painful in the long run for the people of overindebted countries
Unless the Boston Marathon bombings are part of a much larger plot, it seems unlikely that their effects on the stock market will last more than another day.
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
Since the recession, the value of derivatives outstanding has grown, and they remain very risky with the potential for large, unpredictable losses.
For all the headlines to the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s new record, you’d think it was a big deal. But experts say it’s time to curb the enthusiasm.
Economic policies that look like the start of a trade war are really aimed at addressing domestic economic problems.