Topic: Ed Yardeni
US debt is becoming less valuable as Americans grow poorer and poorer
Even as home sales increased in August, median prices fell. Experts point to a 'shadow inventory' of homes that will eventually face foreclosure and say prices won't keep up with inflation for years.
09/21/2011 03:53 pm
That's how House Speaker John Boehner characterized job creators in a speech Thursday, which came a week after President Obama outlined his own jobs plan to Congress.
09/16/2011 07:31 pm
The proposed payroll tax cuts amount to about half of the Obama jobs plan. Some economists say the cuts could add a million jobs, others call the strategy a waste of money.
09/09/2011 04:52 pm
Currency exchange rates have taken center stage in financial markets, prompting investors to worry that nations will try devaluation as a way to bolster exports. The IMF's annual meeting is Friday in Washington.
10/07/2010 07:55 pm
Bond funds have netted an estimated $170 billion this year, while the price of gold has more than quadrupled.
08/24/2010 11:21 am
Some evidence suggests that investors are better off hanging on to their shares during the May-to-October period. 'Sell in May' is among old market tips.
04/30/2010 07:34 pm
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.
12/31/2009 08:59 am
Tepid but sustainable, is the most common answer. Growth in Asia will be the main driver, with help from a modest revival in the US.
08/14/2009 01:00 am
Exports, including to emerging markets such as China, helped the two countries turn in surprisingly strong numbers for the second quarter. Now, some say the global economic recession has ended.
08/13/2009 01:00 am