Jan 11, 2013 We're talking about some of this week's biggest news stories: consumer debt, the new mortgage rules, and gun control.
Jan 11, 2013 New data for the month of November show the U.S. trade deficit has hit its widest point in seven months -- but could that be a good thing?
Jan 18, 2013 How confident are you about our economic future? A survey from the polling firm Gallup finds the answer may have more to do with politics than economics.
Jan 18, 2013 When asked if the next year will be one of prosperity or difficulty, 65 percent of those surveyed see difficulty in their future.
Mar 31, 2014 Since 2010, the courts of Philadelphia have embarked on a massive debt collection from ex-offenders. It’s an attempt to collect on $1.5 billion in old fees, fines and forfeited bail owed to the criminal justice system.
Dec 3, 2012 What recourse do creditors have when a sovereign nation decides not to pay its debt? A case study on that question is playing out in U.S. courts.
Nov 29, 2012 The U.S. Census Bureau today released a burst of data on who works in which profession and where. We plucked out a few interesting facts from the release.
Nov 29, 2012 Consumer confidence at a five-year high according to new data this week. But what exactly makes us so confident?
Nov 29, 2012 Though the latest GDP numbers are up and jobless claims are down, the economic details tell a gloomier story.
Nov 28, 2012 Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history, so what does he know about the economy that few others do? Buffet discusses the biggest investment mistake he's ever made, his economic concerns in the year ahead, and how to get the U.S. growing again.