US GDP growth took a breather according to Wednesday’s advance report. But under the hood, signs of strength remain intact.
Silvio Berlusconi’s potential comeback bid may add some drama as Italy’s election draws near, but pro-euro politicians look most likely to emerge victorious.
In a landmark speech, UK Prime Minister David Cameron drew a blueprint for nations that like the EU’s single market but not its bureaucracy.
Talk of competitive devaluations and currency wars seem to be en vogue lately. Let’s take a closer look at recent history and the underlying theory.
Thursday’s debt ceiling deal introduces a few more arbitrary deadlines for Congress to contend with in the months ahead.
Charitably-minded folks may want to plan ahead this year: Charitable donations made in 2013 (and thereafter) may no longer be deductible.
The latest on the EU’s financial transaction and carbon tax follies.
Recent Chinese data show the country isn’t without economic problems, but a hard landing doesn’t appear to be among them.
Housing data’s shown improvement of late, which may provide an incremental tailwind for the already resilient US economy moving forward.
With economic competitiveness improving and sovereign yields staying manageable, Spain’s decision to reject a bailout seems to be working out ok so far.
There are some great pairs in US politics: Republicans and Democrats, the House of Representatives and the Senate, debt ceiling debates and threats of a credit rating downgrade.
Japan’s new $117 billion stimulus package may provide a short-term boost, but it doesn’t address Japan’s long-running economic issues.
A broader look at the affordability of US debt shows a crisis isn’t likely any time soon.
Air traffic and auto sales are just two additional indicators highlighting a healthier than perceived global economy.
Chinese economic growth and the first foray of December and Q4 economic figures are set for next week’s reports.
Ireland is getting ever-closer to returning to debt markets—setting it up for a potentially satisfying 2013-2014 season.
According to some, a $1 trillion platinum coin wouldn’t just be a sight to be seen—it’d be a solution for the US debt ceiling.
Central bank chiefs eased a key provision of the Basel III banking standards, which should help ease ongoing regulatory uncertainty.
With 2012 in the rearview, a look back at widely prognosticated things that didn’t happen.
Chinese new yuan loans, US crop yields and a number reports on trade and industrial production globally are due in the week ahead.
Congress reached a last-minute fiscal cliff-averting deal—which effectively sets us up for a similar conversation in just a couple months.
Thanks to France’s Constitutional Council, incomes over €1 million won’t be taxed at 75% in 2013, but President François Hollande may try again for 2014.
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