Jun 4, 2013 Stock markets were up this morning, though data from a variety of sources indicate a only tepid economy. Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith Moore & Company, says it's precisely this bad news that is making the market rally.
May 31, 2013 QE2. Quantitative easing or an asteroid?
May 24, 2013 Federal Reserve's Ben Bernanke is cautiously optimistic.
May 24, 2013 The President has confirmed that drone strikes have killed Americans abroad. But he strongly defends the U.S. drone program, saying its use has been important to the war against terrorism.
May 22, 2013 Today Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gives his latest economic report to Congress. His testimony comes on the same day that Japan's central bank is indicating its intention to continue stimulus measures.
May 22, 2013 President Obama floated the idea of selling the Tennessee Valley Authority in his budget, released last month. He started receiving pushback almost immediately.
May 20, 2013 What happens if the Federal Reserve takes away the big can of sterno it put under the U.S. economy?
May 20, 2013 Commerce Secretary nominee and Hyatt heiress Penny Pritzker will have to shift her billions to avoid conflicts of interest, and prepare for questions about the family business.
May 17, 2013 There's talk in high places about the Fed ratcheting back on policies it hoped would add pep to the wheels of commerce.