Nov 21, 2011 As of now, the markets are still going on despite the likely lack of a deal in the super committee this week. But much of that depends on the situation in Europe, which could turn around.
Nov 21, 2011 The super committee is bumping up its deadline to reach a budget solution, and so far, no end is in sight.
Nov 11, 2011 Europe isn't the only one with debt concerns -- the U.S. has a deadline in two weeks to figure out a way to cut down our own deficit. But that deadline might not be too firm.
Oct 17, 2011 Complaints against China and its ability to undervalue its currency have made their way to the U.S. Senate. The bill would impose tariffs on imports from countries suspected of such monetary maneuvers.
Oct 10, 2011 Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner heads to Congress today to deliver a report on the level of risk in the U.S. financial system.
Nov 10, 2011 Conventional wisdom says a bad economy leads to increased crime. But Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt tell us why that's not true.
Nov 21, 2011 Most Americans are not happy about what's going on in Washington. But commentator Rob Walker says playing the blame game isn't going to get us anywhere.
Sep 22, 2011 High-quality printing plants have been making knock-off cigarettes and over-the-counter drugs for years, and are now getting into state drivers licenses. Customs officials have seized thousands.
Sep 22, 2011 Treasurer in Oakland County, Mich., sues the mortgage giants, claiming they owe millions in taxes on foreclosed properties. Fannie and Freddie claim they're exempt because they're government entities. But are they really?
Sep 22, 2011 The Arizona city wants to cut crime at convenience stores by cutting hedges and clearing window obstructions. The new law would also require high-crime stores to install more cameras, lighting.