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Apr 30, 2013 at 8:04 AM
A combination of scant inflation and still-modest U.S. economic growth will likely lead the Federal Reserve this week to maintain its drive to keep borrowing costs at record lows indefinitely.
Apr 26, 2013 at 9:25 AM
The economy rebounded from an anemic 0.4 percent annual growth rate in the October-December quarter.
Apr 23, 2013 at 8:52 AM
Ben Bernanke is intensifying speculation that this year will be his last as Federal Reserve chairman by deciding to skip the Fed's annual August conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Apr 19, 2013 at 7:20 AM
World finance leaders are searching for ways to promote better economic growth and stronger job creation while avoiding a dangerous slide into a global currency war.
Apr 16, 2013 at 7:53 AM
In a political role reversal, Republicans are blasting President Barack Obama's plan to consider selling the Tennessee Valley Authority, an icon of the New Deal long targeted by conservatives as an example of government overreach.
Mar 14, 2013 at 9:20 AM
A record number of U.S. counties - more than 1 in 3 - are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that are spurring young adults to seek jobs and build families elsewhere.
Mar 13, 2013 at 9:19 PM
A record number of U.S. counties — more than 1 in 3 — are now dying off, hit by an aging population and weakened local economies that are spurring young adults to seek jobs and build families elsewhere.
Mar 6, 2013 at 1:56 PM
"Star Wars" creator George Lucas wants to build a museum dedicated to visual storytelling in San Francisco's Presidio that would house an art collection he amassed over more than four decades.
Mar 6, 2013 at 9:35 AM
U.S. stocks are not alone in racing ahead this year. Many markets in Europe and Asia are trading at multi-year highs, too, in part because of Wall Street's rally.
Mar 5, 2013 at 7:41 AM
The Dow Jones industrial average jumped more than 100 points early Tuesday, climbing to an all-time high, powered by China's strong economic growth targets and a jump in European retail sales.
Mar 2, 2013 at 1:39 PM
Chairman Ben Bernanke is standing by the Federal Reserve's low-interest-rate policies, cautioning that any move to raise rates prematurely could derail a still-modest economic recovery.
Mar 2, 2013 at 9:57 AM
It's not the first time that government economic engineering has produced a time bomb with a short fuse.
Feb 25, 2013 at 9:11 AM
Business economists expect 2013 will be another year of sub-par growth for the U.S. economy, reflecting uncertainty stemming from the budget battles in Washington and Europe's on-going debt problems. But they think the economy will improve as the...
Feb 22, 2013 at 8:21 AM
Republicans and other fiscal conservatives keep insisting on more federal austerity and a smaller government. Without much fanfare or acknowledgement, they've already gotten much of both.
Feb 7, 2013 at 7:13 AM
Sixteen stories below Grand Central Terminal, an army of workers is blasting through bedrock to create a new commuter rail concourse with more floor space than New Orleans' Superdome, just one of three audacious projects going on beneath New York...