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Articles About economic crisis
May 15, 2015
5 Ways the World’s Most Powerful Woman Is Taking On Big Banks
The chairwoman of the Federal Reserve is taking big steps to make sure that the nation's largest banks are financially stable.
December 17, 2014
Why the Fed Should Just Let Bad Banks Die
If the financial crisis taught us anything, it's that sometimes it's best to just let a failing bank die.
December 17, 2014
Sanctions, Oil Prices Push Russia Into Currency Crisis
How did Russia’s economy and its currency deteriorate so quickly?
March 14, 2014
China Warns of Bankruptcies, But Buffett Says Not to Worry
Between China and Ukraine, equity markets are tense, but Warren Buffett is urging investors to stay calm.
March 11, 2014
No Jobs, No Confidence: Economic Optimism Declines as Employment Lags
Five years into the post-crisis recovery, Americans still harbor more pessimism than optimism about the state of the economy.
February 16, 2014
U.S. Millennials Still at Home with Mom and Dad, Thanks Recession
Gallup found that 14 percent of millennials between the ages of 24 and 34 reported living in their parents' home.
February 05, 2014
ADP Promises Slowing Job Growth Is Temporary
Friday’s Employment Situation Report from the Department of Labor is much anticipated by economists after December’s extremely weak job growth.
January 20, 2014
Structural Unemployment and the Sacrifice of Human Professions
Economists think computerized labor should improve the lives of workers, but computers may be taking too many jobs too fast.
January 17, 2014
Fed President Lacker Contextualizes Economic Hope for 2014
Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, made definitively positive economic statements in a speech on Friday.
January 06, 2014
Here’s Why Spain Is an Economic Bright Spot in the Eurozone
The eurozone has been struggling through an economic lull recently with low inflation and unemployment. But Spain may have good news.
November 27, 2013
Will Holiday Sales Drop This Year?
Recent months have been rough on economic confidence in the United States, but what effect will events like the government shutdown have on holiday spending?
November 26, 2013
Will Housing Market Boost Economy Before Year’s End?
With three months left in the year, the Commerce Department is giving the economy a little boost -- approving construction at a extremely quick rate.
November 20, 2013
Ben Bernanke and Why Forward Guidance Matters So Much
Historically, the U.S. Federal Reserve had one primary tool it reached for when it needed to edit the monetary environment.
November 14, 2013
Thursday Morning Cheat Sheet: 3 Stories Moving Markets
It's Thursday, November 14, and Janet Yellen -- President Barack Obama's nominee to chair the Fed -- will testify before a Senate committee at 10 a.m. Eastern.
November 12, 2013
Can Economic Growth in Asia Continue?
China and India have shown some exciting economic growth in recent years, but rapid growth doesn't mean continuous growth.
November 05, 2013
Here’s Why the European Commission Projects a Dim 2014 for the EU
The European Commission trimmed its estimates for economic growth in the eurozone next year.
November 04, 2013
Here’s Why Toyota Is Waiting on Scion
Akio Toyoda, head of Toyota Motor Corp., told Scion dealerships some bad news recently.
October 31, 2013
4 Ongoing Crises Americans Must Live With
Crises can come in any color of the rainbow, and the United States is sampling the spectrum.
October 18, 2013
Adding Up the Economic Cost of Political Dysfunction
With the dust settling, we can use the temporary respite to take stock of the damage caused by the fiscal battle that just took place in Washington.
October 17, 2013
Here’s How Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Lit a Fire Under Congress
Brinkmanship is the name of the game in Washington, and there are really only two conditions necessary to play.
October 16, 2013
Here’s Who’s in Favor of Not Raising the Debt Limit
What seemed inconceivable is rapidly becoming a contingency everyone in the U.S. is bracing for: come Thursday, the Treasury will exceed its borrowing limit.
October 14, 2013
Is the G-20 a Good Idea Gone Sour?
Coordination among G-20 leaders helped stave off global depression, but the group appears less able to address the myriad economic issues now facing the world.
October 12, 2013
The 8 Least Expensive Places to Live in the United States
If you're thinking about moving somewhere a dollar can go further than where you are now, here are some of the least expensive places to live in the country.
September 28, 2013
3 Pieces of Advice to Avoid Crisis from Ray Dalio
Over the years, Dalio has become famous for his insight not just into the financial markets but into the economy as a whole.
September 25, 2013
4 Signs Income Inequality Isn’t Going Away in the U.S.
Income inequality has increased steadily in the United States, even as the stock market has recovered most of its losses.
September 18, 2013
IMF: Required Austerity Measures May Have Been Too Drastic
The International Monetary Fund released a report in which it claims that austerity measures should be tempered so as not to cause too much damage to economies.
September 16, 2013
Lessons from the Past: What We Can Learn from These 5 Economic Crises
There are many lessons to be learned about the current economic climate and some potential dangers from looking at past crises.
August 29, 2013
3 Major Risks to Europe’s Economic Recovery
The European Union may have officially excited recession, but that really doesn’t make a whole lot of difference to the millions of people without jobs.
June 11, 2013
Did Stocks Buy a Conflicted Jobs Report?
On Friday, the BLS reported that the U.S. economy created 175,000 new jobs in May. This occurred while the unemployment rate did not change, remaining at 7.6 percent, and the number of unemployed did not change.
June 10, 2013
Europe Showdown: Will Germany Affirm ECB’s Super-Solution?
A review of the European Central Bank's bond-buying program will result in a showdown between the German central bank and the ECB later this week.