Across the country, cities and states are trying to figure out how to address the growing public pension crisis. Collectively, they're underfunded by an estimated $1 trillion.
A lot of iconic companies in the tech sector like HP, Cisco and Blackberry have been struggling recently.
The NASDAQ reached its highest levels in 13 years this week, breaching the 4,000 mark—and putting the index 33 percent higher than where it was last year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 have already set several records of their own this year. So what’s driving this spike? And what do these climbing stock prices tell us about the broader health of the economy? Rana Foroohar, Assistant Managing Editor of Time Magazine, takes a look at the forces pushing our economy and markets.
Healthcare.gov launched more than seven weeks ago and its diagnosis isn't looking good so far.
Janet Yellen is poised to become the new head of the Federal Reserve. If she's confirmed by the Senate, she would arguably become the most powerful woman in the U.S. economy, with the power to keep interests rates low, prevent inflation and attack unemployment.
This week, voters elected Bill de Blasio as New York City's new mayor by a decisive margin. Now, can he deliver?
When Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius apologized about the rollout of the Obamacare website this week, she joined a growing number of leaders in business and government who have decided saying sorry was the smart choice in the face of some crisis or gaffe.
In a visit to Brooklyn Friday, President Obama will honor the innovative new education model at the Pathways in Technology Early College High School, P-Tech for short. Is it the answer for preparing kids to be tomorrow's workers?
The federal government is up and running again after a last minute deal that ended the shutdown AND raised the debt ceiling so the government can pay its bills. For now.
The federal government could default on its debt if it does not increase the amount of money it can borrow by October 17.
The federal government is shutdown, but the stock market is holding steady. What gives?
JPMorgan is reportedly in discussions to settle scores of government investigations with a settlement estimated at $11 billion.
October 1 is a watershed moment for Obamacare because that's the day people can start signing up health insurance, online, through public exchanges. But against this backdrop, there are also signs of a sea change in how private employers will offer health insurance.
Five years ago Sunday, Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy and set off the financial crisis that threatened the entire global financial system and plunged the nation further into recession, one it's still recovering from today.
The debate in Congress this week over whether to give President Obama authorization to take military action in Syria crowded out talk of economic issues like funding the government, raising the debt limit, picking a new boss at Federal Reserve and immigration reform.
Computer glitches on the Nasdaq stock exchange brought a halt to trading of thousands stocks and options Thursday in what some are calling "the flash freeze."
It's been a week of ups and downs for shareholder activists — powerful investors who buy up stock in companies to shake them up and get the stock price moving.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post this week for $250 million amounts to less than one percent of his net worth.
After years of circling billionaire Steven Cohen, federal authorities brought criminal charges Thursday against his hedge fund SAC Capital Investors.
Money Talking host Charlie Herman, regular contributor Rana Foroohar of Time and New Tech City host Manoush Zomorodi tell us what they're reading this weekend.