Your summer vacation doesn't have to break the bank. By being flexible in your travel plans, checking multiple sites for deals, and dining out less, you can save a bundle on your getaway.
The potential for a summer stock market crash (like the one that happened in 1987) is low, because the market environment now is very different from the market then.
Single family housing permits, increased a notable 1.9 percent from March to 475,000 single family units, and increased 18.5 percent above the level seen in April 2011, but still remained an astonishing 73.58 percent below the peak in September 2005.
Newly released products are exciting, but having the patience to wait for a markdown will pay off big in the long run.
Just because deficit spending in general can be helpful in a recession and recovery and harmful in general in a recovered economy, doesn’t mean all deficit spending is equally good in a recession and recovery, or all deficit spending is equally bad in a full-employment economy. There are benefits and costs in either situation.
Facebook stock will make many people suddenly wealthy when it begins trading this Friday. The company is expected to be valued somewhere around $100 billion, with stock expected to sell anywhere between $34 and $38 per share. Here are six of the more unexpected people set to make a killing with initial public offering of Facebook stock, including a rock star, a graffiti artist, and pair of Mark Zuckerberg’s enemies.
About 1 out of every 8 people on the planet have a Facebook account. Now, with the arrival of a public stock offering, all those people have a chance to be part owners of this social hub. Should you buy? Here are five things to consider.
Ever since the U.S. financial crash of 2008 and the beginnings of the pending Euro-zone financial collapse, governments have been debating whether securities transactions should be subject to a new tax. Such a levy would discourage bad behavior in the financial markets, but it could have dire unintended consequences.
Using FDIC data, one online tool grades banks on their commitments to small business lending.
The financial industry was 2.5 percent of the economy when World War II ended. Now, it is 8.5 percent. How did it get so big, and what are the costs?
The expiring Bush tax cuts would be worth more than $2.8 trillion over 10 years Instead of complaining about the size of the cuts and not doing anything constructive about it, policymakers ought to commit to using that size in a positive way.