Apr 9, 2013 The value of the Japanese yen fell to its lowest level in four years after a huge monetary stimulus package was unveiled last week, and the effects of the stimulus are starting to be felt far away from Japan.
Apr 5, 2013 Larry Summers discusses the state of the economic recovery, why the stock market is booming, and what's ahead in the coming months.
Apr 4, 2013 Japan is fed up with deflation and a sluggish economy, and its central bank is getting aggressive. Today, the Bank of Japan launched a sweeping bond-buying program to pump money into the economy.
Mar 20, 2013 Britain's budget, released today, contains more deep spending cuts. Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman argues that austerity policies in the UK and Europe are killing growth.
Mar 1, 2013 Some retailers run special promotions to lure customers in during tax refund season.
Mar 1, 2013 The now-infamous sequestration -- the $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts -- kicks in today. We take a look at the bad and the good that might come out of the process.
Feb 14, 2013 Many school districts around the country are making use of capital appreciation bonds, long-term bonds that can put them into debt for far more than they initially borrowed.
Feb 14, 2013 Atlanta's unemployment rate still tops the national percentage, but city residents hope the worst is finally behind them.
Feb 13, 2013 The New York Times Washington bureau chief talks about the choices we have to make with respect to our debt and the national deficit.