Jan 7, 2014 Economic historian John Steele Gordon describes the only time in American history that a president erased the federal debt.
Dec 18, 2013 A continuation of our Jobless Generation series.
Dec 16, 2013 Italy's prime minister calls youth unemployment his country's "true nightmare."
Nov 27, 2013 This time of year, some lenders send out offers to let you "skip a payment."
Nov 5, 2013 New data from the European Commission point to low growth for the near future.
Oct 30, 2013 Spain's economy has (just barely) emerged from recession. But people are still suffering.
Oct 28, 2013 The BBC's Tom Burridge takes the temperature of Spaniards in Madrid over allegations of NSA call-monitoring.
Oct 17, 2013 There’s a better than average chance that the government could shut down again in a few months if Congress can’t come to an agreement. That uncertainty is a problem for everyone from contractors to the entire US economy.
Oct 4, 2013 For personal purposes, there is a difference between 'good debt' and 'bad debt' -- but can the government make the same distinction?