While many opine about oil's potential impact on US growth, the reality is the relationship isn't as direct as many assume.
Three books highlight a few problems with expert investing advice.
Investors should take a cue from stock markets and ignore when indexes hover at round number thresholds.
As oil prices rise, many speculate about the future using comparisons to recent history. But it's important to keep historical comparisons in perspective when making forward-looking decisions.
A look at what's driven global grain prices higher recently.
Unrest in Libya could have a material impact on global energy supplies and prices.
Japanese protectionism plays a large role in the country's economic malaise. But reforms—including greater openness and free trade—could help buoy economic growth.
Recent food price increases have many fearing inflation. But foodflation and inflation aren't necessarily one and the same.
Acquisitions of American icons by foreign competitors shouldn't be viewed with patriotic disdain—consolidation is a normal and necessary part of success in the increasingly competitive global marketplace.
Neither the yuan—nor any other currency—will upstage dollar dominance anytime soon.
President Obama revealed his 2012 budget Monday—and true to form, lawmakers are already bristling over proposed spending cuts and tax increases.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner presented three proposals for reforming Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Friday.
Unrest in Egypt continues, but don't overestimate its potential to impact global markets.
Regulations and agreements like the UK's Project Merlin may make unhappy taxpayers feel better, but they're more likely to do harm than address the actual issues.
Did Rupert Murdoch's purchase of the Wall Street Journal improve the paper, or lower its bar further toward the lowest common denominator?
China increased interest rates again in its ongoing battle with rising inflation.
The EU held an economic summit last week—but concrete results were lacking, with dissent across the board.
The bull market looks likely to continue in 2011 but with important differences from the past two years.
Sharp food price swings are stoking inflation in some countries, but monetary policy likely isn't the answer.
Growth continues to surge in the US thanks to increasing productivity.
The US government may currently be in deep debt, but it's not necessarily a cause for alarm.
Tensions in Egypt escalated over the weekend as riots continued—but global economic fundamentals remain strong.
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