Dec 23, 2011 Some economists advocate borrowing the money to pay for extending tax cuts and unemployment benefits.
Dec 13, 2011 Former Fed economist Gary Shilling says it is unlikely the Fed will change the zero percent interest rate anytime soon, and when it does, the shift will be more the effect than the cause of a booming economy.
Dec 12, 2011 Between July to September of this year, bank credit lending was up 10 percent -- the highest rate since before the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008.
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Dec 8, 2011 Economist Adolfo Laurenti discusses the rate cut and the role of the European Central Bank in Europe's future.
Dec 24, 2010 Today we spoke to Jill Schlesinger, as we look forward to 2011. Stock prices are ending the year at their highest level since the collapse of...
Nov 16, 2010 After bailing out General Motors, taxpayers may not be able to purchase a piece of the stock pie now. Shares of GM are expected to fetch an...
Oct 20, 2010 In this show we find out the reason behind China's central bank raising interest rates for the first time in nearly three years. India takes a...
Oct 5, 2010 The central bank of Japan today made a surprise interest rate cut. Rates are rock bottom here, too -- is this a race to the bottom? What are the...
Mar 5, 2012 With interest rates in the U.S. at historic lows, some economists are worried that Americans involved in the carry trade could drive down the value of the dollar. Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how the carry trade works, and why some people are worried about its return to the markets.