Ben Bernanke will hold a press conference on Wednesday at 2:30 PM explaining the Federal Reserve's latest policy decision. It is expected the Fed will continue its bond-buying program.
Full transcript of the FOMC's statement, which leaves rates unchanged and continues the Federal Reserve's loose monetary policy.
The Fed's prolonged expansionary monetary policy is leading to long run instability without solving our economic woes. Perhaps its time to hit the brakes and reevaluate our alternatives.
PolicyMic is hosting a special discussion on income inequality, showcasing our pundits with an expertise on economics, and specifically, poverty and inequality.
Lost amid all the chatter is any conversation about our growing income inequality problem. Once we accept it is here to stay, we can begin to work on ways to minimize its impact on the economy.
The Dow Jones hit 14,000 on Friday for the first time in five years. Unfortunately this latest rally has been driven by cheap money more than anything else.
The Federal Open Market Committee's statement released on Wednesday reflects a cautiously optimistic outlook on the economy, despite a contraction in the fourth quarter.
2012 saw an increase of 87 million hours of paperwork and $216 billion in regulatory costs. It's time to repeal some of these regulations.