Thursday, February 21, 2013
Money Talking host Charlie Herman, regular contributor Joe Nocera and guest Sheila Bair, the former chairman of the FDIC, tell us what they're reading this weekend.
Friday, February 15, 2013
President Obama's surprise call for a minimum wage hike during his State of the Union address Tuesday seems to have the entire nation pondering the same question: What should the minimum wage be?
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Money Talking host Charlie Herman and regular contributors Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar of Time magazine tell us what they're reading this weekend.
Friday, February 08, 2013
American manufacturing got some much-needed buzz when Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in December that a line of Macs will be made in the U.S.A. in 2013.
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Standard and Poor’s is the first rating agency to face civil fraud charges from the federal government. The Justice Department filed a civil complaint against the company on Monday. It’s the first federal enforcement action against a credit rating firm since the financial crisis almost five years ago.
Friday, February 01, 2013
The push for immigration reform got a shot in the arm this week when a bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators released a comprehensive proposal that would provide a path to citizenship for the country's 11 million undocumented workers.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Friday, January 18, 2013
Today is the deadline to submit claims for a piece of the $25 billion mortgage settlement state attorneys general reached with the five largest mortgage servicers in February 2012.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Congress narrowly avoided the fiscal cliff, but now lawmakers face a three-pronged problem that some in Washington say makes the fiscal cliff look like a cakewalk.
Friday, January 04, 2013
For years, we've heard that the markets hate uncertainty and that businesses will stay on the sidelines and hold on to profits when it's unclear how policymakers will act.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Philanthropic giving tends to peak in December as big and small donors alike squeeze their donations in before the end-of-year tax deadline.
Friday, December 21, 2012
A week after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, the mass shooting continues to have a ripple effect in the conversation around guns, even in the financial community.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Ever since the presidential election, the business press has been consumed with the negotiations in Washington to avoid the December 31st fiscal cliff.
Friday, December 07, 2012
The nation's biggest banks are facing job losses, falling revenue, big spending cuts, not to mention core questions about their very size and scope.
Friday, November 30, 2012
The question gets more urgent by the day: Can President Obama and Congress cut a deal in the next month to prevent the automatic government spending cuts and tax hikes known as the fiscal cliff?
Friday, November 23, 2012
Grey is the new black when it comes to post-Turkey shopping. In a growing phenomenon known as "Grey Thursday," more of the largest U.S. retailers are opening on Thanksgiving Day, offering consumers deals a day earlier than Black Friday.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Sandy left behind not only countless disrupted lives, but a cost in dollars that’s hard to quantify and is still being counted.
Friday, November 09, 2012
With President Barack Obama reelected to a second term and Congress set to reconvene after Veterans Day, all eyes in Washington are set on the January 1 fiscal cliff when billions in spending cuts and tax increases will go into effect.
Friday, November 02, 2012
Four days after Hurricane Sandy turned the New York metropolitan area on its head, estimates for the economic damage are coming in as high as $50 billion — making it one of the costliest storms on record.
Friday, October 26, 2012
When it comes to the economy, corporations see the glass as half-empty, while consumers see it as half-full.