interest rates

The Federal Reserve Is the Only Institution Fighting for American Workers
October 09, 2014

It's worried about jobs, not inflation. That's great news.

CNBC's Rick Santelli Was Embarrassed on Live TV for Being Wrong About the Economy. But He's Hardly Alone.
July 14, 2014

“Rick, it’s impossible for you to have been more wrong,” said a colleague live on air.

Janet Yellen Is About to Face Her First Big Test at the Fed
June 17, 2014

She must decide when the Fed will raise interest rates above zero for the first time since 2009.

Economists Do Not Agree About How To Measure Unemployment
March 16, 2014

While economists debate about how to measure long versus short-term unemployment numbers, the Federal Reserve should continue to press the gas.

Obama's Student-Debt Fix Isn't Much Better than the GOP's
May 31, 2013

On July 1, interest rates on a key federal student loan are set to double, and, for once, the White House and House Republicans might reach a compromise to avoid the hike.