Almost all proposed Republican tax plans would cut back or eliminate refundable tax credits. But those credits provide significant help to low- and middle-income families.
The US added 80,000 new jobs last month, a positive step, but not enough to provide jobs to trim the ranks of the unemployed.
Only when Groupon sells a meaningful amount of stock will we find out what's the company is really worth. No matter how it's priced on paper, a stock is only worth what people are actually willing to pay for it.
In October, “total unemployment” declined to 16.2 percent, while the traditionally reported unemployment rate went flat at 9 percent
Until we reverse the trend toward inequality, the economy can’t be revived
The latest release of the Fannie Mae indicated that total serious single family delinquency declined slightly while still remaining at distressed levels.
For a year now, China's quarterly growth has been decelerating. Is double-digit growth a thing of the past for the world's second-biggest economy?
Shrewd, secure investments in the form of bank CD ladders or treasury bonds are great ways to set yourself up for long-term living
Between late 2008 and early 2009, David Yen Lee, a chemist with Valspar Corp., used his company's computer network to download 160 secret formulas for coatings and paints onto portable storage devices, according to a new report by the US Office of the National Counter Intelligence Director. Mr. Lee had planned to join a Chinese paint company in Shanghai and take the formulas (worth $20 million) with him. Instead, he was caught and is now serving 15 months in prison for theft of trade secrets. China, Russia and other nations are anxious to get – or steal – many proprietary US technologies. Here are seven at the top of their wish lists, the report says:
Bernanke may get criticism for announcing a worse jobs forecast than previously predicted without providing any solutions, but that doesn't make him wrong
With the Dow seeming to swing at least 100 points nearly every day, the market is having trouble assigning worth to its commodities
Unemployment benefits: Initial claims fell by 9,000 from last week, while claims for continued unemployment benefits fell by 15000
It should be acknowledged that under certain conditions, devaluation can boost growth. But Argentina's boom was caused by rising commodity prices, not deflation.