Republicans and Democrats agree—the US has a lot of unnecessary regulation. If only they’d take it a step further.
While Q1 GDP was unchanged, dueling headlines said corporate profits both rose and fell.
The OECD’s biannual report Wednesday indicated global recovery’s on track, though threats remain. What should investors take from such forecasts?
Although a housing recovery would provide a nice tailwind moving forward, it isn’t necessary for continued economic growth.
News out of Europe on Monday refreshed PIIGS worries.
Individual countries may hit economic bumps in the road to recovery, but on the whole that shouldn’t stop the positive forces propelling the global economy forward.
Hunting bubbles is a popular pastime these days, but is it timely?
2011 was predicted to be the year of the municipal bond default—but how has that played out so far?
Pending FTAs with Panama, Colombia and South Korea are caught in yet another political battle.
On Monday, the US hit the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling, stressing the need for Congress to raise the debt ceiling—which will likely happen eventually.
Continuing a trend away from FAS 157, the Financial Accounting Standards Board announced a change to fair value accounting rules Friday.
Chinese investment abroad seems set to rise in the coming decade, bringing desirable capital—and undeserved fear.
Unemployment’s continued sluggishness has some proposing rather radical government solutions—which would likely do more harm than good.
US manufacturing, long thought dead, is actually much healthier than rumored.
S&P once again downgraded Greece’s rating—but EU officials are likely to continue to provide financial support as necessary to avoid a collapse of the euro currency.
Friday marked one year since the widely discussed “Flash Crash.” But is the right response increased regulation or increased introspection?
The recent destruction of trade barriers, which seems poised to continue, is a move we heartily applaud.
Many Peak Oil theorists’ bleak view of human creativity and lack of understanding of modern science are fatal fallacies.
Two essential readings in geopolitics, regardless of your ideology.
Portugal announced preliminary details of its bailout package Wednesday. But are bailouts really the heart of the matter?
A new Fed survey shows banks are healthier and lending is improving, but profit margins may be squeezed awhile longer.
Facts tell us stagflation is no current threat.
May has arrived, and along with it, the often-repeated investing advice to sell and go away.
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