Nov 18, 2011 With just five days left before the Wednesday deadline to figure out how to cut the deficit by at least $1.2 trillion, the super committee hasn't been able to agree on where to get the $1.2 trillion. Some say all they've come up with so far is gimmicks offering no real solutions.
Nov 29, 2011 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains why the super committee might not reach a deal by its deadline.
Nov 17, 2011 The super committee in Washington must reach a deal by next week, but that is looking increasingly unlikely.
Nov 15, 2011 With the super committee looking less and less likely to succeed, defense contractors are planning for the worst: automatic cuts.
Nov 14, 2011 A little more than a week before the pre-Thanksgiving deadline for the Congressional super committee to come up with a deficit-cutting deal, and there's still no agreement in sight. Can they really deliver? Or is the super committee a wimpy waste of time?
Nov 21, 2011 What if the super committee had actual superpowers, like in a comic book?
Nov 5, 2011 Social security gets its first adjustment since 2009. The average social security benefit will rise by $516 to $14,748. Is that a meaningful bump?
Feb 14, 2011 President Obama has released his budget proposal for the 2012 federal spending plan. A growing national deficit has prompted the White House to...
Jan 31, 2011 No, April 18th isn't a typo. That's the date income tax returns are due this year....