Keyless entry and push-button ignitions are becoming commonplace across a rage of electric and hybrid vehicles. But do they pose the risk that drivers will forget to turn their cars off?
Producer prices rose 1.7 percent in August, but the Fed went ahead with QE3. Is the US economy about to experience some serious inflation?
It's a salesman's job to highlight the positive attributes of a product. It's your job to do your research and find the drawbacks.
New fuel efficiency rules throw all of the burden onto carmakers, some economists say. Would higher sales taxes on gas be more effective?
Raising your deductible for insurance claims will reduce your monthly payments. Just make sure you have a healthy emergency fund and can handle the higher deductible if needed.
The Great Recession of 2008/09 delivered the worst blow to the global economy since the 1930s. But in a few nations, 2012 is turning out to be worse than 2009 in terms of economic growth. Europe's debt crisis, the general slowing of the world economy, and domestic political troubles have played a role in undercutting 2012 growth for one or more of these four nations. Can you guess who they are?
Corporate income tax moves some capital abroad, which reduces worker productivity, wages and benefits, Marron writes. As a result, some of the corporate income tax burden falls on workers.
Retail sales rose 0.9 percent from July 2012. On a year-over-year basis, retail sales rose 4.7 percent.
Thanks to websites like Kickstarter, a number of small online donations made by a network of interested parties can fund a new project or start-up. Some believe that this system of crowdfunding can be used for equity investments in addition to donations, Cornwall writes.
Industrial production declined 1.16 percent since July but rose 2.8 percent above the level of industrial production seen in August 2011.
Bernanke's announcement that the Federal Reserve would once again step in to help the lagging economic recovery is sending stocks to one of their best weeks since June. Bernanke and the Fed pledged to spend $40 billion on mortgage bonds to drive down long-term interest rates and push investors into stocks.
Warren Buffet's firm deviates from its usual buy-and-hold strategy to sell its Intel stocks a year after buying them, Brown writes.
Mitt Romney is trying to shift the focus of the presidential campaign away from anti-American violence overseas and back to the economy, criticizing actions by the Federal Reserve and President Obama's record with China. Mitt Romney has been sharply criticized in recent days for his comments in the wake of attacks on American officials in Libya.