Initial jobless claims went unchanged at 351,000 claims, but “continued” claims for jobless benefits declined by 52,000.
The president's Framework for Business Reform does a great job in identifying what's wrong with the way businesses are taxed. But the cure for those problems leaves a lot to be desired.
Instead of families paying for their children’s education, they force the children to borrow the money from the government. Then, paying it back, the money is recycled to old people — through Social Security, Medicare, and so forth. How long will they put up with it?
A handful of billionaires are all but funding the GOP primaries. Never before have so few spent so much to influence so many.
Single family home sales increased 3.8 percent from December and rose 2.3 percent above the level seen in January 2011.
There are two gimmicks happening here. Both are functions of the 10-year budget window the Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation use to score legislation.
The average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage went unchanged at 3.98 percent since last week while the purchase application volume declined 2.9 percent and the refinance application declined 4.8 percent over the same period.
The price of oil in Europe is rising, in part due to a supply cut from Iran and in part due to inflationary monetary policies.
Taco Bell is introducing a new fresh menu and a Dorito-flavored shell in an attempt to gain a larger share of the fast food market and compete with Chipotle. Investors, take note.
Social Security income triggers big tax for newlyweds. How do you cope? See question No. 2 on Social Security and taxes in the reader mailbag.
Congress faces a six-pack of temporary tax cuts that expire soon and could provide the incentive to reshape the tax code and boost the budget.
If upon examining your bank statement you see any of the four fees below, it's a good sign that it's time to switch banks.
2011 should have been the perfect year for hedge funds to thrive. What happened?