Private sector businesses added just 41,000 new jobs in May, leading Republicans to criticize Obama's economic plan. But analysts see a few bright spots.
By taking bold actions during the financial crisis, the Fed ventured into fiscal policy. Now, Congress is pushing back.
The Dow's advance offers hope of a bull market, but the US is stuck in a bear market that began in 2000.
American economic policymaking is dominated by the widely taught and cited neo-Keynesian synthesis, which argues for government intervention on the ground that markets are not efficient.
Senator Lincoln wants to stop big banks' risky derivative trades from being subsidized by taxpayers. Here's how to keep her measure in the financial reform bill.
Financial reform debate centers around a key question: Will reform mean that the economy is better protected? Here is a look at pros and cons in the debate.
The financial reform bill passed Thursday by the Senate would create a council of financial watchmen who would act as an early warning system for market trouble.
The financial reform bill would create a watchdog that could regulate or eliminate mortgage options it considers bad for consumers.