Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen should wait for the labor and housing markets to better recover before the central bank increases interest rates. She should also be less talkative than her predecessor.
President Obama's prescriptions for income inequality aren't helping.
The 'referendum' in Crimea shows the Russian threat has never completely gone away.
American voters don't seem to support rolling back most entitlements to ease tax burdens, so don't look for changes in Washington.
We're five years into the bull market, and stocks still have room to run.
President Obama, Germany Chancellor Merkel and most other western leaders are inclined to evaluate the Ukrainian crisis as an isolated incident and conclude the Crimea, with its home port for its Mediterranean fleet, is far more important to Russia than the West.
Thanks to the combination Bush-Obama regulatory reign of terror and welfare state, the economy created a paltry 30,000 jobs per month since 2001, a quarter of what's needed to keep up with population growth.
Bitcoin is supposed to be more private, because unlike commercial banks, its exchanges aren't monitored by regulators but transactions can be spied by hackers or government security agencies through its open payments system.
The tax code is riddled with special interest provisions favoring rich donors to political campaigns, distorting business decisions and consumer choices and handicapping economic growth and jobs creation.
So far the housing recovery's been helped by speculators scarfing up foreclosed homes, foreign investors looking for safe havens and the small percentage of Americans who have done well.