Many prime borrowers are being caught between devalued homes and job losses. Will Congress step in?
With American consumers pulling back, these other economies have also been slowing down. This means Obama won’t easily find the export markets they need to create enough jobs to make up for the vanishing American consumer.
International sales for US residential properties saw a slight uptick this year over last.
Government buildings consume roughly 20% more electricity than private sector buildings.
Homeowners of modest means who walk away from their housing debt are viewed as dead beats while the wealthy who do the same are presumed to be making a good financial decision.
In the long run, turning billions of dollars from tax-deferred to tax-free savings through the tax change will be a huge loser for Treasury.
This week Toyota announces new safety measures. But another recall and news that its research firm altered documents requested in a government probe have some consumer advocates questioning whether the automaker is serious about safety.
The Indian government must divert funds from more critical poverty alleviation measures to sustain fuel subsidies that primarily benefit the middle and upper classes.
Current tax law is likely not the best way to raise the current-law level of revenues; we need to find the new sources of revenue from the broadest, most efficient tax bases available to us.
The product would allow investors to trade on the stock exchange, but would it really make them any money?