Given the billions of aid dollars spent to improve the health systems of Africa, it may surprise you to learn that the majority of Africans still turn to the private sector for their health care. Not because the private sector provides cheaper prices. But rather, for many, it remains the only option.
This report takes a closer look at monetary policy, what the FOMC is trying to accomplish, where voting members are in the process and ultimately, how far we have traveled from "home."
By 2050, California & Southwest Could Have 100% Dry Years NASA Says, reports Climate Progress, according to a NASA analysis, which basically lays out ...
There has been a lot of talk about a rebound in the equity and real estate markets helped along by the Fed's free money. That much is for sure the truth; but the evidence of a viable and sustainable recovery built on free-market forces just isn't there.
Fix the Debt did a dance flash mob in Farragut Square in downtown Washington, D.C., around noon on Friday. Two participants expressed concern about the debt, but did not want to cut Social Security.
Professor Krugman keeps fighting a straw-man argument. The real issue isn't a choice between stimulus and austerity. After all, we've had nearly five years of quite remarkable monetary and fiscal policy stimulus.
All over the country, we will honor and celebrate our moms, take them to nice restaurants and shower them with gifts. But let's make sure to especially thank them for their economic sacrifices. On average it can cost around $176,890-$353,410 to raise a child from birth to 17. And that's not even including college!
By keeping immigration legislation focused on economics, the Gang of Eight's proposal has the opportunity to pay dividends to the treasury and to generations of young workers wishing to create a better lives for themselves.
When Sallie Krawcheck speaks, people listen. Former president of the Global Wealth & Investment Management division of Bank of America and No. 7 on Forbes' 2005 list of the world's top 100 most powerful women, Sallie certainly isn't shy about having an opinion.
Despite the global economic situation, Colombia has shown resilience to external shocks in recent years, with reasonable economic performance in its region, in part due to responsible monetary policies conducted by the Central Bank.
The banks aren't creating anything real, just imaginary financial instruments. But ensuring that more people have access to a college education will only improve society in the long run. So why are we bleeding poor students dry while giving big banks preferential treatment?
If you're a jobless person looking for food or a wounded vet who needs health care, 60 Minutes has a solution: Beg a billionaire for it.
It's as if the entire economic recovery is going into the pockets of the rich. And that's no accident. Here's why.
Sadly, humanity is taking advantage of our planet like an ungrateful teenager. Let's clean up our room and show our Mother Earth some respect.
If the global financial crisis -- and the events that led up to it -- have taught us anything, it is, "No complacency with asset price booms." We know firsthand the dire consequences of bubbles.
The Independent Foreclosure Review process has been an utter disappointment. More than four million families have been waiting for answers since the IFR was instituted in April 2011.