Many factors, including methods of calculation and the value of various consumer goods, can make the same inflation number have different meanings for different countries
Is zapping individual servings of water in a microwave cheaper than plugging in a hot water urn?
According to an estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Gross Domestic Product increased 1.0 percent in the second quarter, while government spending went down 7.5 percent
Ben Bernanke speech at Jackson Hole endorses short-term jobs programs, but Bernanke and the Federal Reserve still could have offered more help.
Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs saw the company through its infancy, its early tremors of doubt, and its wild bouts of success. Among his more significant lessons was this: Being best is more important than being first. How does Jobs, who passed away Oct. 5, 2011, stack up against America's great business leaders when tested by his own rule? Here's a look at how he compares with five of the greats:
Debit card fees are on the rise as banks look for ways to make up for lost revenue. But Citibank, Capital One still offer no-fee cards.
Raising taxes on low to moderate income households while the wealthy get breaks may be bad politics, but the concept isn't new
It's been the worst decade for American workers in a century. That hardly calls for a celebration.
The least expensive flights aren't necessarily the best deals