European Central Bank chief Jean-Claude Trichet offered European banks emergency short-term loans. Speculation is rising over a plan by EU leaders to recapitalize banks.
10/06/2011 04:13 pm
President Obama focused on his jobs plan during his press conference Thursday, urging Congress to pass it. He hammered at congressional Republicans for the role he sees them playing.
10/06/2011 04:01 pm
The Federal Reserve chairman is right in saying that we should be able to address current budget problems and plan for long-term fiscal sustainability at the same time
10/06/2011 03:00 pm
Middle-income families with kids did far better in the 1990s than in the 2000s. So what policies should we pursue in the 2010s?
10/06/2011 01:54 pm
With college tuition costs skyrocketing, and a dearth of skilled workers, American businesses worry they won't have enough educated employees to power their companies – and fuel economic recovery. Companies have begun to partner with colleges to meet a mutual demand.
10/06/2011 01:46 pm
Steve Jobs will be rightfully remembered for remaking four industries in the last decade. But an earlier incarnation of Steve Jobs helped restore America's confidence in a troubling time.
10/06/2011 12:03 pm
The Fed chief gives a strong statement in support of activist policy firing on all fronts to address the economic crisis
10/05/2011 09:00 pm
With Republicans against higher taxes, there's virtually no chance that a surtax on millionaires will pass Congress. But there are strong political reasons for Senate Democrats to put it on the table.
10/05/2011 08:25 pm
The Dow rose 131 points to close at 10939 as officials made moves to support Europe's struggling banks
10/05/2011 06:24 pm
Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, met with EU chief Jose Manuel Barrosso on Wednesday. Angela Merkel said her government is ready to help German banks, if necessary.
10/05/2011 06:08 pm