Brazil is launching sanctions against the US in retaliation for government subsides for US cotton producers.
Stocks are up, but it's a rally, not a bull market.
US Rep. Paul Ryan' says he'd tweak his roadmap for the budget if it didn't maintain governement revenues at traditional levels.
US banks are losing the opportunity to earn fees on the roughly $500 billion in planned European debt offerings this year.
American workers are ill-prepared for retirement.
The New York Times says the economy is "surprisingly normal."
In the run-up to elections in Britain, the Labour Party proposes that all dog owners take out attack insurance.
Carlos Slim Helu is now the richest man in the world, says the new Forbes billionaire list. He shares certain traits with his fellow top billionaires.
Belt-tightening by state and local governments offset almost all of President Obama's stimulus spending, according to a recent study.