Dec 18, 2014
The U.S. economy can handle higher interest rates, and the Federal Reserve's policymaking committee has signaled such a move is likely by summer.
Dec 15, 2014
Federal Reserve policymakers meet Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss when to raise interest rates and how they will communicate those intentions without upsetting financial markets or the economic recovery. Unfortunately, the Fed is constrained by its own past missteps.
Dec 8, 2014
Falling gas prices add to holiday cheer, but those are not an unvarnished good for the U.S. economy , thanks to bad economic policy.
Dec 5, 2014
The economy is creating many more jobs, but the outlook remains guarded, said Peter Morici, a professor of international business at the University of Maryland and a Moneynews Insider.
Dec 3, 2014
Black Friday weekend is just not what it used to be.
Dec 1, 2014
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., in a recent speech, stated President Obama and Democratic majorities in Congress were elected in 2008 to get the economy working for middle-class families. Consequently, assigning extraordinary priority to passing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was a mistake.
Nov 29, 2014
Obama should respond to the Saudi-led move to drive down prices with efforts to reduce regulatory and transportation costs for Northwest and Texas oil producers and give the Saudis a taste of their own medicine by further opening up drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
Nov 23, 2014
President Barack Obama's decision to ignore the law by granting de facto amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants brought to America as children and those who are parents of children with legal status was a terribly foolish act.