The world's central bankers were in no hurry to start raising interest rates as they headed home on Sunday from the US Federal Reserve's annual retrea...
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The data soon to be released by the government will put a dagger through the hearts of those who are predicting a protracted period of deflation.
The vanishing COLA will squeeze many retirees hard. Social Security provides, on average, about 39 percent of income for retired households and more than 50 million people receive benefits.
What constitutes real growth and the pathway to achieve it has never before been more confused. Real growth comes from empowering the private sector by cutting taxes and reducing public spending.
it's worth asking if a carefully monitored dose of inflation, might be the fastest -- and maybe only -- way to spring America free of its debtor's shackles.
It should be obvious to all that we can't get out from under our mountain of debt through spending.
It would be politically and economically devastating for the Fed to dump $800 billion of Treasuries in addition to the $3.25 trillion they must sell in fiscal 2009.
Is the cost of living in New York City really falling?
Is a Democratic administration and a Democratically controlled Congress presiding over one of the most regressive wealth transfers in history?
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve sought Wednesday to defuse fears that the trillions it's spending to revive the economy could spark inflation l...
Thanks to these demonstrations, Mousavi is now firmly coming into his own as the leader of the opposition, and unless Ayotollah Khamenei acts fast, Ahmadinejad won't be the only one who has to step aside.
The true path to economic recovery is to reclaim money and credit as public resources. Money needs to be transformed from private master to public servant.
To put or new car company to good use, we just need to own a bank.
Laffer's contention is not based in any current fact. Instead, it's based in his desire to get Republicans elected.
Arthur Laffer joins the chorus of economists predicting that the Fed's massive stimulus will eventually lead to hyper-inflation. And I agree.
The precious metal, many gold traders gripe, is not getting the respect it deserves. A surge to new highs is just around the corner.
The fact that Tiananmen has yet to have a sequel can be explained largely by the economic success of the regime since 1989.
The so-called "rich" can't be taxed enough to mitigate the coming wave of inflation, nor will increasing taxes on them pay for everything that's currently on the table
With a tough re-election campaign coming up, Merkel has decided that bashing the ECB could offer a political advantage ahead of European Parliament elections this weekend
I never thought I would witness the day when Paul Krugman and Dick Cheney agree on economic policy.
Over the last year Iceland, Ireland, and Spain have been confronted with diminished credit ratings. Could the same thing happen to the United States?
At the rate we're going, the Times subscription rates will cross into the magic four-digit range before Obama exits the White House.
Quantitative easing and multi-trillion dollar deficits are the two core ingredients of an explosive fiscal cocktail that will ultimately lead to hyperinflation.
There's good news and bad news: your chances of being employed just went up, but the paycheck you'll start earning could be worth less.
Both Americans and foreigners concerned about the incendiary potential of inflation and the devaluation of the dollar have good historical reason for concern.
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