Liz Rappaport

Rappaport is a former markets columnist for

Recent Articles By The Author

Fed Chief Endorses Stimulus

In Capitol Hill testimony, Ben Bernanke says a stimulus package would not be 'window dressing.'

Beige Book Depicts Sluggish Economy

While falling short of forecasting a recession, the Fed's inter-meeting report notes slow growth.

Watch for a Different Kind of Merger in 2008

As tight credit dries up deals requiring leverage, corporate buyers may be able to find bargains.

Clarity Coming to Wall Street

As recession talk gains steam, the kickoff of earnings and a retail sales report should provide new clues.

Recession Naysayers Hold Out

'Recession, what recession?', a determined group of observers exclaim.