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Despite opposition, the White House might still have muscled Larry Summers into the Fed chair but it would have meant cutting deals.
The Fed needs a rules-based approach to guide it through shrinking its balance sheet. It's the only way out of this mess, says Larry Kudlow.
Big spending cuts by the Pentagon may not be enough to meet the reductions mandated by the sequestration.
President Barack Obama said government can and should shrink the gap between the rich and poor. Here are some reasons why that's wrong.
President Barack Obama's safest choice is Janet Yellen but keeping Ben Bernanke could still be a possibility, said Tony Fratto, former White House press secretary.
Summers has withdrawn his name for consideration to succeed Ben Bernanke as Fed chief. Futures jumped 1% following the news.
Three and a half years after the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – also known as Obamacare – , Americans remain unconvinced that it will improve their own health care or the nation's, according to an NBCNews/Wall Street Journal poll.
US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Syria that it must comply and hand over its chemical weapons. "We cannot have hollow words in the conduct of international affairs," Kerry said.
The US and Russia agreed on a plan to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons arsenal, averting immediate US military action.
The IRS is expanding its rules for what business repairs qualify as tax deductible, everything from laptops to aircraft engines.
Jon Tester is the latest member of the Senate banking committee to say he'd vote "no" on Larry Summers if President Obama nominated him for Fed chief.
President Obama has named Jeffrey Zients as an economic advisor in a shakeup as the White House struggles to gain traction for its economic agenda.
An upcoming GAO report says Social Security may have overpaid billions in benefits to people who had too much income from work to qualify.
In meetings with Democratic and GOP leaders, Boehner sought a resumption of negotiations that could keep the government running. The NYTimes reports.
President Obama is still said to favor Larry Summers as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve but the pick may still be a couple weeks away.
The United States and Russia began high-stakes talks on Thursday on Moscow's plan for Syria to surrender its chemical weapons.
The SEC ended its meeting with exchanges by giving them items to "fill in and complete" and return to them in the next 60 days.
Vladimir Putin's editorial admonishing the U.S. to abide by the U.N.'s authority embarrasses President Obama, Donald Trump said Thursday.
U.S. military intervention in Syria would result in "more innocent victims" and an escalation of tensions.
The House of Representatives canceled an end-of-month recess that was to begin on Sept. 23 so that it can keep working on a short-term spending bill.