Aug 14, 2012
Did the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act do its job and was President Obama successful in selling the stimulus program to the public?
May 30, 2012
World financial markets have been see-sawing in recent days amid talk China may or may not give an extra stimulus to its economy. China, the world's second largest economy, growth was running near 9 percent last year.
Mar 13, 2012
Can the Federal Reserve really do anything else to help stimulate the U.S. economy?
Feb 15, 2012
A tentative deal has been reached to extend the payroll tax cut, as well as some unemployment benefits and Medicare payments. As the economy stays sluggish, we're in an era of seemingly endless government stimulus.
Nov 22, 2011
The Congressional Budget Office says the 2009 economic stimulus added lots of jobs. But we're not sure about how many.
Dec 7, 2010
President Obama and Congress have reached a truce. Obama agreed to keep the Bush-era tax rates the same for all Americans for two years, and in...