Morici: Strong Dollar, Port Strike Slow Growth and May Postpone Fed Rate Hike
The strong dollar continues to drag down U.S. growth, complicating the Federal Reserve’s plans to raise interest rates and casting serious doubts on President Obama’s proposed free trade agreement with Asian nations.... [Full Story]
Quinn: Fed Blows Up More Bubbles, Risks Second Housing Crash
The Federal Reserve's cure for the past decade's housing market collapse [Full Story]
Maybe Alan Greenspan Was Right About Floating-Rate Mortgages
Back in 2004, Alan Greenspan suggested Americans might benefit from taking [Full Story]
Capital Economics' Ashworth: 'Evidence of Rebound Hasn't Been Overwhelming'
"While the evidence of a second-quarter rebound hasn't been overwhelming, [Full Story]
Financial Regulator: Vatican Bank Needs More Reform
The Vatican bank has made good progress in transparency but needs more [Full Story]
US Treasury's Lew Urges Broad Deal on Greece Now, Focus on Details Later
Greece and its creditors need to quickly agree on a broad deal to address [Full Story]
Peter Orszag: The Real Driver of Income Inequality in the US
The most important recent research on income inequality is not, as news [Full Story]
Consumer Sentiment Hits 6-Month Low on Gloomy Confidence in Wages, Economy
Consumer confidence in the U.S. fell to a six-month low in May as Americans [Full Story]
US Warns G-7 of Global Economy 'Accident' Without Greece Deal
The United States warned on Friday of a possible accident for the world [Full Story]
Analyst Coumarianos: Beware the Expenses of Short-Term Bond Funds
Some investment experts recommend short-term bond funds as a tool for [Full Story]
Fed's Kocherlakota: Rate Hike in 2015 Would Be a Big Mistake
A U.S. interest rate hike this year would be a mistake, a top Federal [Full Story]
Bullard Warns Delaying Fed Rate Rise Boosts Asset-Bubble Threats
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard warned that [Full Story]
Megan McArdle: Labor Union Now Sees Harm in the $15 Minimum Wage
As readers of this column know, Los Angeles recently decided to raise its [Full Story]
Brookings Economists: Big 4 Banks 'Show Troubling Decline in Loans'
While banks' loans to businesses rose 8.5 percent in the first quarter, [Full Story]
Economy Contracted 0.7%, Reflecting Harsh Winter and Bigger Trade Gap
The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the [Full Story]
Michael Carr: Fed Actions Show Tightening Started Despite Their Speeches
At least one indicator shows the Federal Reserve has already started [Full Story]
Consumer confidence in the U.S. fell to a six-month low in May as Americans became less sanguine about the prospects for the economy. [Full Story]
Intel Corp. is close to a deal to buy smaller chip maker Altera Corp. for about $15 billion, the New York Post reported. [Full Story]
Greece and its creditors need to quickly agree on a broad deal to address the Greek debt crisis and then work out the details before Athens hits deadlines for repayments, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Friday. [Full Story]
Richard "Dick" Fuld, who led Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. into the bankruptcy that set off the near-collapse of the world's financial system, says he's now working for the small companies that America needs for a real economic recovery. [Full Story]
Not buying a home right now will cost you, because home prices and interest rates are going to rise. Many renters would like to own, but they can't afford down payments, or don't qualify for mortgages. [Full Story]
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