- A US Default Won’t Send Treasury Yields Soaring: Firm
October 15 2013 11:16 AM
Treasury yields probably would rise but not by much in a default, given how brief a default would be and the implications for economic and monetary policy.
- 4 Things To Know About The Trans-Pacific Partnership
October 15 2013 6:19 AM
The pact, arguably the most important trade agreement in a generation, emerged after a decade of trade talk dissapointment.
- American Economists Win Nobel Prize For Asset-Pricing Research
October 15 2013 1:46 AM
The independent findings of Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller transformed the way financial markets are evaluated.
- Counting Down To US Default: Key Debt Limit Dates
October 14 2013 11:40 AM
This week will be crucial in the countdown to a potential U.S. default. Here are the key dates to watch.
- US Govt Shutdown's Impact: A State-By-State Analysis
October 14 2013 11:17 AM
Now in its third week, it's clear that the government's partial shutdown is affecting many more people than just federal employees.
- Cheat Sheet: Global Economic Events This Week
October 12 2013 12:21 AM
The focus will be on U.S., U.K. and euro-zone inflation, as well as China’s Q3 GDP, industrial production and retail sales.
- South Dakota Ranchers Lose Thousands Of Cattle In Snowstorm
October 11 2013 6:26 PM
It is estimated that as many as 100,000 cattle have been killed as the result of the unseasonal snowstorm that dropped as much as four feet of snow on western South Dakota.
- Which US State Has The Worst Business-Tax Climate?
October 11 2013 10:07 AM
Once again, two states in a certain region of the country rank high.
- Richer Getting Richer - Soon There'll Be Trillionaires: Credit Suisse
October 11 2013 6:33 AM
The world will have 11 trillionaires within two generations, according to Credit Suisse research.
- Times Are Tough But The IMF Has Found A Way To Fund Poor Nations
October 11 2013 4:46 AM
As prices soared, sale of gold between 2009 and 2010 reaped $10.6 billion in profits for the IMF.
- From The Bernanke Fed To The Yellen Fed
October 09 2013 3:26 PM
Janet Yellen will likely be confirmed by a large majority in the Senate, ensuring a seamless transition of Fed leaders.
- Fed Minutes: No Stimulus Reduction Was A ‘Close Call’
October 09 2013 2:13 PM
FOMC minutes show some Fed policymakers on the fence about reducing the level of stimulus.
- The Most Expensive ZIP Codes In The US
October 09 2013 1:45 PM
Here's a hint where they are: They’re concentrated in New York, California and Florida.
- Why Was Mike Ditka Visiting An Oil Company In North Dakota?
October 09 2013 8:30 AM
North Dakota, a state with about 700,000 people (about one-fourth of the population of Chicago), is in the middle of a huge energy boom.
- Politicians Keep Fit As Govt Workers Struggle
October 09 2013 8:24 AM
The House and Senate gyms, deemed "essential," remain open during the government shutdown, while furloughed workers try to manage their bills.
- Obama To Nominate Yellen As Fed Chair Wed.
October 08 2013 9:27 PM
If confirmed by the Senate, Yellen would become the 15th Fed chairman and the first woman to hold that post.
- Delta's Success Reflects Gains From Creative, Unique Moves
October 08 2013 11:28 AM
Delta Air Lines shares have more than doubled this year, and some analysts see more upside potential.
- IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast, Warns About US Default Danger
October 08 2013 10:08 AM
Assuming the U.S. avoids a default, the next big challenge will be for the Fed to start paring its monthly bond purchases.
- The Wacky World Of The Government Shutdown
October 07 2013 3:35 PM
The Canadian border is unguarded, cemeteries in Europe are shut and at least one bank is easing overdraft penalties.
- Data Drought: Govt. Shutdown Leaves Economists Flying Blind
October 04 2013 3:42 PM
The ongoing government shutdown has disrupted the normal data flow. Economists, along with the markets and the Fed, are flying blind when it comes to tracking the economy.