Republicans and Democrats are setting out fiscal goals that are light-years apart, Gleckman writes. Here are five stumbling blocks to a budget deal:
The possibility of using electric cars as backup energy sources is being explored by the Department of Defense, Ingram writes.
Jobless claims declined by 5,000 to 330,000 claims from a revised 335,000 jobless claims for the prior week.
With the debt ceiling's threat no longer imminent, the US economy appears to be stuck in neutral, waiting to be pushed forward or back. Here are head winds and tail winds competing for influence.
Your hobby isn’t buying new stuff, Hamm writes. Your hobby is enjoying whatever it is that your hobby is truly about.
Electric car sales are increasing, Ingram writes, and the US could have the largest electric car market by 2020, according to a new study.
Mortgage rates jumped to 3.51 percent since last week, according to the most recent data from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
The US House of Representatives will vote Wednesday on a debt limit bill that will suspend the debt limit through May 18. If they fail to pass a budget by April 15, Marron writes, the debt limit bill will withhold their pay.
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has proposed an increase in sales tax and a $100 annual fee for plug-in and hybrid cars in lieu of a gasoline tax, Ingram writes.