Jun 7, 2012 Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is on Capitol Hill today and he's under pressure to do more to stimulate the economy in the United States.
Jun 6, 2012 There's been more and more talk of the world economy slowing down. Still, the European Central Bank isn't changing its interest rate, and the Federal Reserve hasn't budged yet.
Jun 4, 2012 There's always talk that foreigners -- China, especially -- hold all of our debt, but that isn't true.
Jun 1, 2012 May's job data, which comes out today, could help determine whether the Federal Reserve pumps more money into the U.S. economy.
May 31, 2012 Pre-foreclosure sales are offering more relief in the tough housing market.
May 31, 2012 The Federal Reserve is almost 100, and it wants your help in compiling an inventory of its history.
May 22, 2012 After the financial crisis of 2008, regulators focused on the idea of disclosure to prevent further problems in the financial industry. But what happens when the bank itself doesn't know how bad things are?
May 21, 2012 Europeans are withdrawing extra money from their bank accounts in case the continent's financial crisis deepens and the single currency system falls apart.
May 17, 2012 Chicago is getting ready for all the world leaders who will be in town for the big NATO meeting that starts today -- and for the busloads of people who will be coming into town to protest. Some will be associated with the Occupy Movement, which is hoping to re-ignite after a quiet winter.