Mar 21, 2012 The U.S. will impose new tariffs on cheap Chinese solar panels. The new duties will be low. Analysts say it's not likely to spark a trade war.
Mar 22, 2012 On a two-day trip to promote his energy policy, President Obama said the nation must invest in alternative energy or cede leadership to China. He called on Congress to help create jobs by providing more aid to struggling homeowners and investing more in infrastructure.
Mar 2, 2012 A new book explains why the Obama administration didn't go far enough to encourage economic recovery.
Feb 24, 2012 Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale discusses how rising gas prices are hurting consumers, enough to get the president's attention.
Feb 22, 2012 The Obama administration is expected to announce a plan to bring the corporate tax rate down from 35 to 28 percent, hoping to eliminate tax loopholes for corporate giants.
Feb 10, 2012 President Obama unveils his budget for next year on Monday, at a community college just outside of Washington, D.C. But how serious is this executive branch wish list in a gridlocked Washington?
Feb 9, 2012 Five big banks punished for illegal lending practices.
Feb 2, 2012 Over a quarter of Americans owe more than their homes are worth, but does the U.S. government have the political will to help?
Jan 30, 2012 In his State of the Union address, President Obama sketched out a plan to help homeowners refinance, something Allan Sloan calls 'Wall Street bailing out Main Street.'