Jun 5, 2012 Spain nears a credit crisis, worldwide markets are down, and U.S. borrowing costs near zero. Some economists argue this economic instant is the best time for the U.S. government to invest in infrastructure projects.
Jun 4, 2012 There's always talk that foreigners -- China, especially -- hold all of our debt, but that isn't true.
Jun 1, 2012 May's job data, which comes out today, could help determine whether the Federal Reserve pumps more money into the U.S. economy.
May 31, 2012 The Federal Reserve is almost 100, and it wants your help in compiling an inventory of its history.
May 30, 2012 With borrowing costs spiking for Spain and Italy, the Obama administration has sent a top treasury official to Europe to encourage European leaders to take decisive action on their financial mess.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 31, 2012 As investors cope with uncertainty in Europe, the interest on the 10-year Treasury note, the benchmark cost of U.S. debt, hit a record low of 1.6 percent.
Apr 26, 2012 The Fed has ended its two-day meeting and the conclusion is the economy isn't bad enough to take new action now.
Apr 26, 2012 The Federal Reserve won't be taking any major new steps to help the economy at this time, and the reason is that the Fed expects the U.S. economy to grow at about 3 percent this year.
Apr 26, 2012 The Federal Reserve has upgraded its forecast for the U.S. economy in 2012 but also downgraded its outlooks for 2013 and 2014. There are worries the U.S. could fall back into recession just like the U.K. did.