Executive orders are as old as the Constitution itself and usually steeped in controversy. Here's how they work.
Congress' wrangling for months over a new farm bill has brought us to the edge of a "dairy cliff" that could make milk prices soar.
A furor erupted over an Indiana law that some say could allow businesses to refuse service to gay people, NBC reports.
The American Taxpayer Relief Act hasn't lived up to its name. Wealthier taxpayers now face higher marginal tax rates and new investment income taxes.
Americans often check their receipts to make sure they've bought everything they need, and probably to see if what they paid this time is any different from the last trip. The government does the same with the Consumer Price Index. Here are the details.
The producer price index is a key economic measurement especially when it comes to inflation.
A stock correction may seem like something is getting 'fixed' on Wall Street, but usually it's a trigger for financial losses. So what is a correction? CNBC explains.
These are the top issues for investors—from how to abandon the euro to what a Grexit means to markets.
Supreme Court Justice Anton Scalia, known for his wit and savage pen, didn't disappoint in his Obamacare ruling dissent.
Deflation is all over the news, in both the sports and the business sections. Here's how to explain the kind of deflation that economists watch.