House Republicans may have adopted an "everything but jobs" agenda, but my Democratic colleagues and I continue to push opportunities to support U.S. job creation.
Based on my seven decades of business experience, I can see only one solution: millennials must create their own jobs.
When Standard and Poor's downgraded the U.S. AAA rating, on August 5, 2011, the Dow dropped 2000 points and gold soared to $1,895 an ounce. Are we at the brink of another downgrade by Fitch Ratings?
Entertainment is full of fascination with with some of civilization's most bizarre social arrangements; we justify our enjoyment of them with the thought that they are being presented in some kind of critical manner.
Businesses should pay and promote women equally because it's the right thing to do. But they should also do it because it's the smart thing to do.
Three aspects in particular strike me as liable to become important in the coming years. First, while much of Bernanke's personal interest and expertise was on financial markets and monetary policy, Yellen's own focus has always been more on understanding labor markets frictions and outcomes.
Rather than make the decision with competing, hyperbolic claims clanging around the airwaves, and suffering the residual demagoguery, the president should bring us all in on the decision-making process.
Even more worrisome than the wild swings on Wall Street and many other stock markets has been the impact of tapering on major emerging markets.
Obama's record on climate is thus far mixed: kudos on his fuel economy standards, not so much on boosting fossil fuel production. With three years left to go, he can still swing for the fences and he has two big fat pitches, headed for the plate and right in his wheelhouse.
Here it is, the single most toxic, fossilized, hammered-down maxim our culture -- along with most of the barely civilized world -- lives by, pounded into our fundamental ethos since birth.
Corporate tax cuts and subsidies have been Gov. Christie's only efforts to spur job creation and economic recovery for the past four years, but where has this gotten us? Not very far.
Rather than slashing services that millions of Americans rely on and cutting wages and benefits for government workers and retirees, Congress should be exploring ways to generate new sources of revenue that would put us on a path to prolonged economic growth.
When an antiquated economic theory is refuted by data, we must go with the data, and also trust our instincts. What's your gut tell you about the potential impact of raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 per hour?
The August 2003 blackout of the northeast United States was a system of systems failure, in which things didn't go as planned, alarms didn't trigger, ...
More and more American businesses have found themselves tied up in senseless litigation or threatened with extortive threats as patent trolls exploit flaws in the patent litigation system. Because of this, businesses have been forced to spend valuable time and money on pointless lawsuits.
On February 1, Janet Yellen made "Her Story" when she became the Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank, the first female to hold that position. Many firsts for women in the financial services industry preceded Yellen's appointment.