Will this crisis ever be over?! The nations of the eurozone seem to be fighting endless battles to address fears about government finances. The worry is that unsustainable national debt loads will result in default, a financial panic, or a costly repair effort that puts a squeeze on the economy in Europe and beyond. Here's a backgrounder on the problem, its consequences, and possible ways forward.
"Flat tax" proposals, like Herman Cain's "999 plan," should not be taken seriously
Seattle-based Starbucks has taken its concept to every major city around the world. Can other Seattle companies follow suit?
Commissions, or expert panels, try to solve subjective problems objectively and amplify cynicism about the government
If you have found yourself in foreclosure – or having to sell your home without making a dime – it probably seems like the end of the world, or at least your life. But here’s a word of advice: Snap out of it! As two homeowners who have had their homes foreclosed, we not only survived, we’ve flourished. And so can you. Here's how:
Which is the better deal: the initial low price of a gas-powered mower, or the longer-term savings on an electric model? It depends on the size of your yard.
Does the Kindle Fire's browsing technology violate licensing laws?
Is there a possibility of a Japanese-style "lost decade" here in the U.S.? Has it already happened?
Even the best economists cannot make exact predictions about future events.
The housing doldrums have more to do with a failure of preventative policies, not corrective ones.
Immigrants in New York City are using a toxic chemical in a concentration almost 61 times higher than federal regulations allow to get rid of rats. The product is highly dangerous to humans, and poses a threat in such a densely populated urban center.