Leaders with Ginni Thomas: Kevin Freeman, author
Wall Street superstars are panicking, housing prices are headed to junk bond status, and inflation is raging.
The move is the first adjustment to interest rates since December 2008, when the central bank cut them by 0.27 percentage point as part of a stimulus package
Even as they accuse others of manipulative practices, nations are increasingly taking steps to weaken their own currencies in a bid to boost exports.
Gone in a flash - TheDC
The life savings of millions of Americans could disappear in an instant and the SEC has no idea what to do about it
The US national debt situation is one of the world's worst - The Heritage Foundation
The US national debt situation is one of the world’s worst, with the national debt projected to reach 62 percent of the economy
Europe’s debt crisis poses serious risks to the unfolding economic recoveries in the United States and around the globe
The ink was barely dry on the $150 billion EU/IMF bailout of Greece when world stock markets tanked on two major fears
Soros delivers dire warning - REUTERS
George Soros delivered a stark warning last night that the financial world is on the wrong track and that we may be hurtling towards an even bigger boom and bust than in the credit crisis
The euro’s recent rally faltered in Europe Monday, helping the dollar rebound amid fresh fears over Greece’s ability to continue funding its budget deficit.
Finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of Seven economies met in the Canadian Arctic to discuss the euro zone’s budget crisis
America’s health care system is so sick that it is tempting to believe that whatever comes out of Congress later this month will have to be an improvement over the current ailment. If nothing else, American health care resembles a mash-up of the television medical dramas House and Scrubs, sometimes great but mostly tragically comical. The bleeding edge of global medical research slices into the ignorance of human physiology more deeply in the United States than anywhere else. Yet, America spends far more of its GDP on health care than any other country in the world and in exchange receives average outcomes disturbingly low for such a technologically advanced nation. That is because tens of millions of un- or underinsured Americans rely upon uber-expensive emergency room care while untold millions more receive care a far cry short of the technological frontier being conquered in their own backyards.