Nov 29, 2012 Consumer confidence at a five-year high according to new data this week. But what exactly makes us so confident?
Nov 29, 2012 Though the latest GDP numbers are up and jobless claims are down, the economic details tell a gloomier story.
Nov 29, 2012 The polling firm Gallup has gathered new data on how Americans feel about certain key economic phrases such as free enterprise, capitalism, and federal government.
Nov 28, 2012 The Obama administration is using #My2K to raise awareness about middle-class tax increases.
Nov 28, 2012 Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history, so what does he know about the economy that few others do? Buffet discusses the biggest investment mistake he's ever made, his economic concerns in the year ahead, and how to get the U.S. growing again.
Nov 27, 2012 As Congress tries to reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, lawmakers are considering a cap on the mortgage interest deduction.
Nov 26, 2012 Several prominent Republicans are backing away from a pledge made to the anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, which could make 'fiscal cliff' negotiations easier.
Nov 26, 2012 During the recession, Congress lengthened unemployment aid to a maximum of 99 weeks. If not renewed, the current extension will expire at the end of the year.
Nov 23, 2012 Education lobbyists make up the lion's share of groups pushing to avert the 'fiscal cliff.'
Nov 20, 2012 Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke says he believes that worries about the fiscal cliff are already affecting the economy.