- Shots Fired On Capitol Hill: AP
October 03 2013 2:38 PM
U.S. Capitol Police said several shots were fired, and the Capitol is in a lockdown, the AP reported.
- US Govt Shutdown Would Delay Sept. Jobs Report
September 30 2013 2:58 PM
A government shutdown would leave investors in the dark, at least temporarily, as the closely watched monthly U.S. jobs report would be delayed.
- Why A US Debt Default Could Push Oil Above $130
September 28 2013 12:49 PM
Wise investors should keep one eye on U.S. budget / debt talks in Washington and one on the price of oil.
- Reading The 2014 US Congressional Election Tea Leaves
August 27 2013 4:07 PM
The bad news for Democrats is that if the election was today: they'd lose 10-14 House seats. The good news: the election is not today.
- A Better US Banking System: Two-Tier Banking
August 10 2013 12:03 PM
The current U.S. banking system subsidizes too many risk decisions, and that has to change.
- Ex-President George W. Bush Has Stent Inserted To Open Artery
August 06 2013 12:59 PM
Hospital officials said the former president was "in high spirits" and will resume his normal schedule on Thursday.
- Five Reasons Why The Fed Should Not Decrease Stimulus
July 18 2013 4:09 PM
The U.S. economy is just starting to gain momentum. So why would one want to squelch it by decreasing quantitative easing too soon?
Regardless of the political weather in Washington, D.C., and the perpetual bickering between Democrats and Republicans, if there’s one thing that unites all Americans in frustration – exasperation, really – it’s gasoline prices.
And lately, gas prices in the states seem to know only one direction: up. What’s more, in decades past U.S. motorists could count on at least one form or relief – seasonality, with gasoline prices falling in the autumn/winter, before rising in the spring/summer - the latter being the U.S. travel season. However, this decade even that seasonal relief seems to have disappeared.
- Fed Stands Pat, Keeps Stimulus The Same
June 19 2013 2:07 PM
However, the Fed said downside risks to the economy and job market have "diminished since the fall."
- When Did The US National Security State Begin?: Analysis
June 09 2013 9:45 PM
For decades, security has trumped privacy nearly every time, but there is a way back to public accountability and Bill of Rights protections.
- Interstate 5 Bridge In Washington State Collapses: 3 Injured
May 24 2013 5:17 AM
The cause of the collapse is not known, but several witnesses said they saw an oversize-load truck strike the bridge before it fell.
- GE To Get Huge Dividend Payment From GE Capital
May 20 2013 8:36 AM
The action is consistent with GE's goal to reduce the overall size of GE Capital, the company said Monday.
- 5 Job Search Tips Every College Grad Should Know
May 03 2013 11:02 AM
No, the current U.S. job market is not “a jungle out there.” But it’s close.
- US GDP Up 2.5% In Q1 - Less Than Expected
April 26 2013 9:04 AM
Most economists expect the economy to slow in the second quarter, due to the $85 billion sequester.
- LIVE BLOG: More Evidence Of A Radical Turn By Boston Suspects
April 20 2013 10:17 AM
More evidence surfaced that indicates a radical turn by the two; also, the suspects' dad plans to travel to the U.S. "to clear up many things."
- Pentagon Looks To Cut Up To 50,000 Civilian Jobs
April 10 2013 3:45 PM
The cuts, triggered by the sequester, would occur over the next five years and require the approval of the U.S. Congress.
- OPEC Again Cuts 2013 Oil Demand Forecast
April 10 2013 1:12 PM
In its oil market report, OPEC cited renewed concern about the euro zone and Japanese economies.
- US Job Openings Hit Post-Recession High In February
April 09 2013 3:36 PM
At 3.93 million job openings, this survey, which is separate from the monthly jobs report, continues to show a slowly healing U.S. job market.
- US Economy Created Only 88,000 Jobs In March
April 05 2013 8:38 AM
The total number of new jobs was less than expected, and the U.S. workforce participation rate dropped to its lowest level since 1979.
- US Private Sector Job Growth Slows In March
April 03 2013 8:41 AM
The private sector added only 158,000 jobs in March, ADP announced Wednesday – lower than the 205,000 consensus estimate.