Questioning by Supreme Court justices indicate the court is likely to be divided on the issue of whether Congress can require people to buy health insurance, suggesting Justice Anthony Kennedy will be the swing vote in a closely divided court.
At the National Association of Business Economists Conference in Washington, Alan Blinder and Lawrence Lindsey offered some firm opinions on what needs to happen for the U.S. economy to get back on a solid growth trajectory once more.
Opponents of the reform law claim that the requirement to purchase insurance is unconstitutional.
The House of Dimon won the race to be the top investment bank for the first quarter of 2012, according to preliminary data from Dealogic.
As of last year, China had more than a million millionaires -- and not only do they love to shop, they adore brand names like Louis Vuitton and Chanel.
Over the weekend, the Washington Post published a carefully reconstructed account of the failed debt ceiling negotiations that occurred last summer between House Speaker John Boehner and President Obama. Surprise-it was Obama who blew the deal.
The U.S. is leading most of its major trading partners in burrowing out of the mountain of private sector debt that nearly destroyed the global economy and is still retarding the economic recovery, a new report says.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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In a tax case, a US judge ruled that the agency's published guidelines don't hold up in court.
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