Gold prices have fallen 16 percent since reaching a record $1,900 an ounce – and could fall further in the near term. But many analysts predict gold prices will rise, perhaps to new records, in the latter half of 2012.
Keystone pipeline extension, part of payroll tax bill approved by the US House, has met fierce resistance from Democrats, environmentalists. But they're aiming at the wrong target if they want to slow Canadian oil sands development.
The House and Senate are poised Wednesday to approve three trade agreements, crafted during the Bush administration, with South Korea, Panama, and Colombia. They'll be the first big trade pacts since NAFTA in 1993.
Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson scored a rhetorical winner in a Republican debate Thursday by saying that his neighbor's dogs 'have created more shovel-ready jobs than this current administration.' But President Obama's latest jobs plan includes a call for more spending on roads and bridges, an idea that has at least some Republican support. Here's a look at the debate over infrastructure and the economy.
Why 'Terra Nova' could be one of the most exciting shows of the fall season.
Raising the debt ceiling may not be enough to keep rating firms from downgrading US credit from its coveted 'triple-A' rating. What would a downgrade mean for the US economy?
Patents held by the bankrupt Canadian company, Nortel, have been snatched up by a consortium for $4.5 billion in cash. The consortium bid five times more than Google for the patents.
US-Canada trade is back to prerecession levels. But the real growth in US – and Canadian – exports is coming from elsewhere.