Since no central bank could ever gather and process enough information to have a genuinely accurate idea of what is going on as millions of prices fluctuate against each other, is a completely non-targeted accurate measure of the market possible?
Visiting a manufacturing plant in Youngstown, Ohio, President Obama said the $787 billion Recovery Act helped avert a possible depression. Critics – especially Republicans – aren't so sure.
Outgoing FSA head Hector Sants is expected to seek tighter regulation of British banks. Too much regulation, however, could create real problems.
With the UK general election campaign in full swing, Tory leader David Cameron unveiled a Conservative Party platform Tuesday that he hopes will lead the party back to power after 13 years in opposition.
On Monday, a man walks on cracked mud caused by underground water that leaked to the surface during Sunday's 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Mexicali, Mexico.
Some taxes are more unpopular than others.
At the Conservative Party's conference Thursday, David Cameron will try to project a more compassionate image even as he calls for public-spending cuts and tax hikes.
On Tuesday, the US was the latest nation to follow Gordon Brown's blueprint for rescuing banks.