Economists from 28 firms offered estimates about the jobs plan to Bloomberg News. They disagreed on how effective it would be – and the cost could be high.
US government has reached the debt limit set by Congress, Treasury's Tim Geithner said Monday. Treasury has ways to keep paying the nation's bills until August. All eyes are now on Congress.
Gold doesn't pay interest or offer dividends, but investors have flocked to bullion in the last decade as stocks have tumbled. Is it the right time for you to buy gold?
Will consumer spending move up and jobs grow apace in 2010? The answer depends on the economist you ask. A round up of the top predictions for the economy next year.
President Obama met with 12 community bankers Tuesday in a bid to spur lending to small businesses. They were looking for action from him, as well.
The economy appears to be turning around, but small business owners say job creation won’t resume until consumers start spending again and credit becomes more available.
Since the 1930s, consumers have been key to lifting America out of a downturn.
The fewest consumers in six decades say their own finances are improving.
A disconnect: Pocketbook well-being has fallen behind productivity gains.
Public expectations can make inflation hard to contain.