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.
Family health insurance premiums jumped nine percent in 2011. That's the fastest health insurance inflation since 2005.
Window dressing is the phenomenon where mutual fund managers and other institutions that report quarterly performance results will buy more shares in their biggest holdings headed into the end of a month, quarter or year. If it sounds illegal, it is.
"Dancing with the Stars," now in its 13th season on ABC, offers its celebrity contenders a huge amount of exposure – but not much of a career boost. Italian actress Elisabetta Canalis, bounced Tuesday in the second round, is likely to go back to her preshow level of popularity, as have most of the 160 "Dancing With the Stars" contestants. But a few have bucked the trend. Using the show's extraordinary exposure – this year's premiere netted 18.6 million viewers, nearly six times the highest ratings that DWTS contestant Nancy Grace ever got on her eponymous HLN show and more than double what DWTS competitor and US soccer goalie Hope Solo got in the Women’s World Cup final this summer – these five contestants have seen their careers take off. Can you guess who was tops?
When it comes to successful money management, patience is a required virtue
The reality of small businesses is vastly different from the image presented by many politicians—and casts the debate over how these firms are taxed in a very different light.
Sales of single-family homes fell 2.3 percent in August, but numbers are still up 6.1 percent from August 2010
15.4 million Americans living in poverty are in the suburbs, far outnumbering impoverished city dwellers.
In a market where everything (including gold) is in decline, the dollar remains a safe bet
Prices of certain consumer goods, like food, clothes, and fuel, affect lower income groups more than the wealthy
Deficit-cutting 'super committee' and Obama jobs plan don't have to work at cross purposes.