Rising consumer confidence and banks that are more willing to lend are combining to end the Great Recession's frugality.
The deadly chaos calls into question the aid dollars Congress keeps sending to Cairo, and it raises huge issues for global trade and oil prices.
A new study quantifies how the classified ad site has drained them of once-reliable revenue.
A video of an over-the-top celebration has quickly gone viral, drawing new attention to these parties' sometimes lavish side.
A new White House report says hurricanes, blizzards and other weather calamities -- not to mention cyberattacks -- show why it's time to invest in new infrastructure.
Despite its flaws and uncertain political future, some people argue it's successfully keeping millions of Americans out of poverty.
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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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Even when they have a plan for their refund check from Uncle Sam, Americans often don't realize how they actually spend the windfall.
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