Apr 29, 2013 U.S. personal income and consumer spending increased by 0.2 percent in March. Julia Coronado, chief economist with the investment bank BNP Paribas, discusses the numbers and what they mean for the economy.
Apr 26, 2013 Tax breaks like the home mortgage deduction confer financial benefits, and some argue they're part of the government safety net.
Apr 25, 2013 Millions of Californians will be eligible for healthcare under the new law, and lots of them know nothing about it.
Apr 25, 2013 Calvin Coolidge learned the hard way that cutting taxes doesn't necessarily shrink the size of government.
Apr 25, 2013 So far, the companies have told us mostly good things this earnings season. But Allan Sloan, senior editor-at-large for Fortune magazine, isn't buying it. He says so-called "tax games" obscure business performance.
Apr 24, 2013 While cigarette usage has dropped, profits for the tobacco industry are expected to be up.
Kelly Phillips Erb
Apr 19, 2013 Tax attorney Kelly Phillips Erb, otherwise known as "Tax Girl," on fixing people's tax problems.
Apr 18, 2013 Thanks to a string of scandals that have damaged the reputation of China’s domestic food supply, more and more among the country's rising consumer class are turning to imported foods.
Apr 19, 2013 Farmers in Liuchong village in the Central Chinese province of Hubei are standing up to a local phosphate mining operation and fertilizer factory they blame for polluting the village's water and air, killing their crops and livestock, and leading to a sharp increase in cancer rates in the region.