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Top Fed policy doves, with opposing economic views, agreed the job market has not yet improved enough to merit cuts to the central bank's bond-buying program.
Main Street is looking ahead to 2014, when the tax implications of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, begin to kick in. A review of the key provisions.
This just in: The president's tax returns! Take a peek at what the Obamas made in 2012 and what their tax rate was. Was it higher or lower than yours?
Immigration requirements in the emerging Senate bill could end up excluding hundreds of thousands from the path to citizenship, a Senate aide said.
A top Federal Reserve official on Friday defended the central bank's dual mandate of full employment and price stability, but also said he's optimistic the economy is gathering strength.
Economic pressures rather than moral values are thought to be the principal US problem, a new NBC/WSJ poll finds.
President Obama submitted a 244-page budget proposal. The Fiscal Times dug through and found five critical—but easily overlooked—takeaways. Here they are.
For President Obama, new revenues depend on curbing deductions for affluent taxpayers and implementing Warren Buffett's minimum 30 percent tax for millionaires.
A survey by the Pew Research Center found that more than a third of Americans like or even love doing their taxes.
Many Americans believe the sequester budget cuts harm the economy, even though most see little impact on their own families, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.
A top Federal Reserve official took an early stab at how the central bank should reduce its swelled balance sheet to a more normal size in the years ahead, arguing the current plan may need some adjusting.
The president said Thursday that the U.S. would work to reduce tensions with North Korea, but he warned that Washington would take "all necessary steps" to protect itself and its allies.
Executives of the biggest U.S. banks are expected to meet with President Barack Obama, according to people familiar with the matter.
One is, as always, expressing the president's priorities. The second is to lure Congressional Republicans, again, into negotiations for a budget "grand bargain."
President Barack Obama called the sequester reckless and said his 2014 budget proposal a "fiscally responsible blueprint for middle class jobs and our economy."
Claims that reform would boost the economy are challenged by those who say costs in job losses and spending on social programs would be too high a price.
Top executives in Silicon Valley are pushing for immigration reform that allows more skilled foreign workers into the U.S.
The higher interest rates go, the more likely it is your retirement accounts will bump up against caps in the president's proposed budget.
President Obama's fiscal 2014 budget plan proposes cancellation of or cuts to several weapons programs.
"Nothing shrinks deficits faster than a growing economy," said President Obama delivering remarks on the details contained in his $3.8 trillion budget proposal sent to Congress.