“Initial” unemployment dropped 50,000 to 352,000 claims, while seasonally adjusted “continued” claims declined by 215,000
The latest housing market index shows that all measures increased in January, propelling the composite HMI index to its highest level since 2007
The numbers are clear: if you wash on hot, you’re dumping water and money down the drain.
Mitt Romney claims to be "concerned" about the poor, but his policy proposals would seriously damage the social safety net that helps the country's poor survive.
In September, the president proposed a budget to the supercommittee that included budget cuts meant to please Republicans. Yet some say he failed to "reach across the aisle."
The action in the biotech sector of the stock market is huge, but risk-averse investors should proceed with caution.
Mitt Romney probably manages to pay a 15 percent tax rate by treating his generous compensation from Bain Capital as capital gains. It's a loophole that unfairly benefits high earning private-equity managers.
Credit ratings of national governments shouldn't be mandatory, but they affect treasury bond yields in countries that are already hurting financially.
The average rate for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage dropped to 3.98% since last week.
The least popular Congress in recent memory is back for another year of squabbling over tax policy. Will lawmakers finally reach an agreement over last year's unfinished business?
Retirement plan can be kept open, even though it's getting no new contributions, until your retirement. Question No. 2 in the reader's mailbag.
Romney's 15 percent tax rate underscores the fact that even the preferential rate on capital gains and dividend income, is a big tax expenditure–a big way we “spend” money via the tax code.
Why hasn’t the president gotten more credit for what history may ultimately judge as a record of remarkable accomplishments?
The beleaguered nations of Europe created a program called EFSF (European Financial Stability Facility) to help sovereign debt issuers and Euro Zone banks cope with the ratings agency cuts to their debt ratings and rising interest rates. But yesterday, the S&P downgraded the EFSF itself.