Federal Reserve officials can get into trouble making market predictions. Talking about whether or not the stock market is overvalued is really not the role of the Fed Chair.
The one purpose of the European Union is to create a community of nations that can complete economically and politically with major powers, the United States and China
China has been planning for years to have one of the major currencies of the world and recent global changes are showing the fruits of these efforts
Economic growth in the current economic recovery is going nowhere, but that is not as bad as it seems. The good news is that the economy continues to grow
More debate is occuring about raising the Fed's target rate of inflation from 2 percent. Recent history indicates that this will do little and might even make things worse
Stock buybacks are a result of the incentives created by the federal government over the past fifty years and not just a current response to activist investors
New research indicates that less educated workers have suffered during two of the longest economic recoveries in American history, a problem that cannot be solved by pumping up aggregate demand.
More 'experts' are advising Greece to default on its debt or for the IMF and others to forgive most of the debt and get on with life.
Although we hear lots and lots of stories from the press and from economists about market failures, we need to hear the other stories about how markets can work
The United States government has been supporting the profits of U.S. multinational companies for the past 50 years by its commitment to a weak dollar. Is this era over?