Fears are starting to rise that the Fed's low-interest-rate policy could lead to more inflation or to markets that get too frothy. But Fed officials will say they need more evidence to change their policies.
Crude oil nears $100 a barrel for the first time since May. Prices at the pump are up 4.5% since bottoming in December. Want someone to blame? Try hopes for global growth and geopolitical tensions.
A new report finds that bank-issued debit cards cut into entitlements with penalties for transactions and balance inquiries.
The end of a payroll tax break and mixed economic signals from Congress have erased all the gains made by the Consumer Confidence Index in 2012.
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A Web product manager is receiving praise for his Amazon.com look-alike resume, complete with starred ratings and a shopping cart.
The Census Bureau finds more people over age 65 in the workforce than ever as benefits shrink.
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