From an economic point of view, the debt level itself isn't the issue. The issue is how fast that debt is growing and its cost.
Gridlock could create a buying opportunity. Then, if the debt ceiling is raised without a U.S. default, there will be a relief rally.
Was the decision not to taper part of a deal to renominate Ben Bernanke as chairman?
Despite weak August data, underlying employment numbers portend inflation.
For workers at Walmart and other low-wage jobs, how offices in Washington measure CPI makes all the difference.
Based on its performance this year, it's time to short the Fed.
The stock market is reacting in a strange way to improving economic data. Blame the Fed.
The official consumer price index understates inflation, and this is only making the gap between the wealthy and the middle class worse.
Stagflation, a term coined in the '70s, while unrecognized by media and political factions today, is currently a reality.
The Justice Department is using brute-force indictment power on SAC in order to quell criticism that it handled Wall Street with kid gloves in the wake of the financial crisis.