Economics

These Two Charts Show Why U.S. Sanctions Don't Scare Putin
March 04, 2014

The United States and Russia do not trade much with each other.

Those Shrinking Budgets Obama Is Celebrating Are Also Damaging the Economy
March 03, 2014

Fiscal policy, exactly the way it shouldn't be.

The Crisis in Ukraine Could Hurt Your Wallet
March 02, 2014

If energy is disrupted, gas prices and plane fares in the U.S. could go up.

The Economy Isn't Looking So Good. Is It the Weather's Fault?
February 28, 2014

Analysts are chalking up the recent string of subpar economic data to the weather.

Uh-Oh: Janet Yellen Is Waffling About Whether "Too Big To Fail" Is Over
February 27, 2014

Her Senate testimony did not inspire confidence.

Dave Camp Created the Ultimate Conservative Tax Plan, and Republicans Are Ignoring It
February 26, 2014

It does everything they want, so why are so few Republicans supporting it?

The Bottomless Brunch Isn't Just Bad for Your Health. It's Bad for Your Taste Buds, Too.
February 26, 2014

All-you-can-eat might make economic sense, but you'll pay for it in other ways.

Obama's Infrastructure Plan Isn't as Big as He Says
February 26, 2014

But it's still nothing to scoff at.

Dave Camp's Tax Reform Plan Is Ambitious, and Probably Doesn't Stand a Chance
February 25, 2014

Who would benefit under this simplified tax code?

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