In response to a list of 'giant money wasters' recently published, here's different list to consider
In April, new home sales increased about 7 percent. The inventory of new homes has fallen to a series low.
With proposals on the table to change the way that small businesses are taxed, it's worth looking at how different kinds of businesses would be impacted
Many tax breaks are government spending by another name. But tax breaks don't get the scrutiny that direct spending does.
The number of mass layoff events rose to 1,564, which resulted in 143,927 initial unemployment claims
Stocks are falling and gold is rising. Is quantitative easing really helping the US recover?
Once strict laws about when shops can open and close are starting to be relaxed, much to the chagrin of labor unions and regulators
President Obama is considering an executive order to force contractors to disclose their political spending.
Joplin tornado, as Sunday's twister has come to be called, is blamed for more than 100 fatalities in the southwest Missouri community. It's the latest in a string of tornadoes this spring. Though hurricanes and earthquakes tend to do more financial damage per event, tornadoes and related events have been responsible for an average 57 percent of all insured catastrophe losses in the United States since 1953, according to a 2009 study by insurance credit-rating service A.M. Best. Not counting the Joplin tornado, where damage assessments have only begun, here’s a look at the five most financially devastating tornadoes in the US, according to the A.M. Best study and federal estimates (reported in 2011 dollars):
When unemployment is high, workers lose bargaining power, which boosts corporate profits – or so the logic goes
Goldman Sachs publishes a quarterly report on hedge funds. Here are a few highlights.