India's private sector is strong, but the public sector's mismanagement of the Commonwealth Games may have tarnished the image of India as an investment opportunity, say economic analysts.
Towering mortgage debt continues to fuel the housing crisis. What policies could help reduce the number of foreclosed homes?
Several large banks have halted efforts to foreclose on homes in 23 states. There's evidence that many foreclosures may have been processed with incomplete or improper paperwork.
Home prices edged higher at the height of the summer home-buying season, but analysts see a dropoff in the fall.
US poverty rate hit 14.3 percent last year, up from 13.2 percent in 2008. The jump bring the number of the poor to its highest level since 1959, five years before the Johnson-era War on Poverty.
Chief economist at Moody's Analytics and cofounder of Economy.com Mark Zandi, at a August 25 Monitor breakfast, discussed the housing market, the odds of the economy slipping back into recession, and what the Obama administration could do to help the economy in the near term.
At a Monitor breakfast this week, economist Mark Zandi listed several reasons why he's optimistic about the American economy. In six to 12 months, 'we are going to be surprised at how well the economy is doing.'
One of the nation’s top economists on Wednesday predicted rising unemployment and falling housing prices, which could spell trouble for Democrats’ efforts to maintain control of Congress.
Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics and Economy.com says House Republican leader John Boehner is 'just wrong' when he says Obama administration efforts to stimulate the economy have 'gotten us nowhere.'
The US is no longer in a recession, most economists say. But the economic recovery has slowed due to cautious attitudes among consumers and businesses, among other factors.