Jul 30, 2012 A proposal to add a penny to Atlanta's sales tax would mean billions raised for transit projects, winning the backing of business leaders but attracting a strange mix of opponents.
Jul 26, 2012 The father of supply-side economics explains why he's against raising taxes on the rich, and the problems with being so against income inequality.
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 24, 2012 Housing prices continue to firm up, but banks still aren’t confident in the housing or job markets to loan to anyone but the safest borrowers.
Jul 19, 2012 Gallup's Frank Newport digs into the latest polling data on the cure for our economic ailments.
Jul 18, 2012 Groundbreaking on new homes jumped up last month at the fastest pace in three years. Housing starts were up 6.9 percent from May and 24 percent from a year ago.
Jul 12, 2012 This morning the Labor Department reported the number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell by 26,000 last week to 350,000, the best number since March of 2008. Analysts point to the auto industry's seasonal production schedule as the source of the weekly dip.
Jul 12, 2012 We're getting some new data this morning about the housing market. The foreclosure listing company RealtyTrac says there was an uptick in foreclosure activity last month, but it's down compared with a year ago. Which brings us to the eternal question: Has the housing market finally hit bottom?
Jul 11, 2012 A new report from the Congressional Budget Office says the tax rates paid by most Americans were at near-record lows in 2009. Who's paying less, who's paying more, and what's causing the change?
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Jul 2, 2012 Where the Affordable Care Act ranks in U.S. tax history.