More Signs of a Strong Holiday Shopping Season

By Patti Domm,CNBCOctober 30, 2014
Consumers seem to have held back on spending in the third quarter from second-quarter levels, but they could snap...

Democrats Just Lost the Phony War on Women

By Edward Morrissey,The Fiscal TimesOctober 30, 2014
No one expected the Democrats to do well in the 2014 midterms. But no one expected to see them falling behind so...
Alan Greenspan

Alan Greenspan, Former Fed Chair, Goes for the Gold

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesOctober 30, 2014
As the Federal Open Market Committee prepared to announce the end of the asset purchases associated with the...
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Fed Ends QE3, Signals Confidence in U.S Economy

By HOWARD SCHNIEDER and Michael Flaherty,ReutersOctober 29, 2014
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday ended its monthly bond purchase program and dropped a characterization of U.S...
The deadline is approaching to report large foreign bank accounts to the IRS.

Attention Tax Cheats: 51 Countries Are Coming After You

By STEPHEN BROWN and MICHELLE MARTIN,ReutersOctober 29, 2014
Finance ministers and tax chiefs from 51 countries signed an agreement on Wednesday to automatically swap tax...

Nurse Challenges Maine’s Ebola Restriction

By Staff,ReutersOctober 29, 2014
Kaci Hickox, a U.S. nurse who has tested negative for Ebola after returning from West Africa, on Wednesday said...

Keep Health Care Costs from Ruining Your Retirement

By Sarah O'Brien,CNBCOctober 29, 2014
If you're nearing retirement, make sure one of the most important and expensive aspects of your golden years—your...

$4B in Campaign Spending Doesn’t Fire Up Voters

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesOctober 29, 2014
Republicans and Democrats may end up spending a record $4 billion this year on campaign ads and get-out-the-vote...

How Yemen Is Making ISIS and al-Qaeda Even More Dangerous

By Riyadh Mohammed,The Fiscal TimesOctober 29, 2014
Last month, while the world was busy watching ISIS advance to the Syrian city of Kobani, Houthi rebels seized...

Obama’s Legacy Extends to Possible Deal with Iran

By Liz Peek,The Fiscal TimesOctober 29, 2014
Should we trust President Obama to conduct our foreign policy – a president whose international missteps are...

Why a GOP Congress Will Need to Focus on Jobs

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesOctober 29, 2014
Republicans in Congress have spent the past several years bemoaning the Obama administration’s economic policies...

White House Down - Computers, That Is

By Steve Holland,ReutersOctober 29, 2014
Suspicious cyber activity has been detected on the computer network used by the White House and measures have been...

Obama Campaigns in Few States Where Dems Still Want Him

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesOctober 28, 2014
President Obama has been persona non grata in many states where Democrats are struggling for survival. But he...