The strong dollar continues to drag down U.S. growth, complicating the Federal Reserve's plans to raise interest rates, and casting doubts on President Obama's proposed free trade agreement.
Spending more money on research and development and other growth initiatives isn't necessarily better than buybacks and dividends.
The Federal Reserve is on track to raise interest rates later this year. Chair Janet Yellen has good reasons to push ahead, but she may not get very far.
Demonstrators bent on forcing McDonald's to dramatically raise wages are doomed to fail, but their rage is well founded. Inequality requires much better solutions than boosting the minimum wage.
The issues of currency manipulation and subsidized foreign goods must be addressed.
A Commerce Department report is expected to show that the trade deficit in March widened.
Investors are strongly betting the Federal Reserve won't raise interest rates in June, but will the Fed ever be able to raise interest rates again?
Congress should ask for some changes before ratifying the deal.
Wages for all but the most skilled professionals continue to advance only slowly, and good-paying jobs and pay raises will likely be even scarcer.
The Fed may soon be selling off long term bonds acquired through three rounds of quantitative easing.