Air Jordans went on sale Friday. Shoppers lined up all night to purchase the coveted sneakers, but in some states fights broke out and police made arrests.
Six high school students in Great Neck, N.Y., are facing misdemeanor charges for allegedly paying $1,500 to $2,500 to Samuel Eshaghoff to take the SAT for them. Is the pressure to succeed too great?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Companies in the S&P 500 index are beating profit expectations by about 10 percent in the second quarter.
As much as $1 trillion will lower long-term loan rates like mortgages but it raises the specter of inflation.
Some economists have reservations about recent moves to rescue the economy.