May 24, 2013 California is the biggest state to unveil details of health-insurance plans to be sold on a state-run exchange. The policies provide a first look at the affordability -- and future -- of the Affordable Care Act.
May 21, 2013 Apple CEO Tim Cook tries to answer the $1.7 trillion question: How does the U.S. get corporations to repatriate their overseas profits?
May 14, 2013 France's newest contribution to culture? A proposed tax on mobile phones.
May 10, 2013 The Affordable Care Act's PR push is gearing up for prime time.
May 8, 2013 You wouldn't dream of buying a new laptop without comparing prices -- why should health care be any different? The government is releasing new data about what hospitals charge in various places for medical procedures, and the prices vary widely.
May 8, 2013 It's rare these days that legislation flies through the U.S. Senate and gets bipartisan support in the House of Representatives -- but the Internet sales tax bill could do both.
May 7, 2013 President Barack Obama is proposing to increase federal tax and fees on airlines tickets. But before prices take off, here's a look at some other tax-heavy items you already pay more for.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 7, 2013 Taxes on your flights are pretty hefty, and they might get heftier soon. But how do they compare to taxes for other services?
May 1, 2013 Federal health agency releases shorter, less confusing applications for health care reform programs.
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.