A 'Robin Hood' deficit-neutral stimulus policy would stimulate the economy without creating debt. If it continued too long, however, it would turn into a policy very harmful to longer-term economic growth via the effects on the aggregate supply of a full-employment economy.
Mortgage rates are the lowest they've been in more than 50 years. But mortgage rates are only part of the equation.
Cheerleading is not a sport that meets Title IX requirements, a federal judge ruled. But for the millions who participate, it can be ruthless, and a hefty investment.
The quest for large savings should focus on the Ministry of Defense's procurement division, whose performance since the 1960s has been dire.
Politicians cannot calculate the economic profits and losses of government interventions.
European markets show signs of growth, showing that perhaps austerity, instead of stimulus, will lead to a faster recovery.
Over the course of the last three decades, cutting revenues has not curtailed government spending.
Unemployment claims moved above this year's average, mirroring a gloomier job outlook from Ben Bernanke.
The only economic indicators not down are inventories and defaults on loans. Is the President and Congress doing enough to promote growth?
Home purchasing application volume is near the lowest level seen in well over a decade.
Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, told senators that the economic outlook 'remains unusually uncertain.'
Why earning power should not be the only thing to consider in choosing a career.
Chicago's famed 'Wrigleyville,' which surrounds Wrigley stadium is a thriving commercial center. Can that organic development be replicated through government planning?
Workplace harassment is at the core of a Louisiana federal trial, the first of its kind in the state.
Are we depending too much on government intervention, instead of entrepreneurship, to pull the country out of recession?
Some new ideas about how to fix flailing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which are under government receivership and recorded first quarter losses of more than $13 billion this year.
Students should take out the minimum amount they’ll possibly need on loans; being loaded with student debt after graduation can derail future choices.
Call entitlements what you like. The US isn't charging enough for membership for this rewards program.
If the jobs outlook seems gloomy, it may be because Obama has fewer business people than any administration in the past century.