WASHINGTON— As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other. A particularly cold winter in the Northeast, for instance, might merit more flights to the Caribbean.» Read More
The Securities and Exchange Commission's new rule requiring publicly held companies to disclose their exposure to potential losses from climate change helps not hurts Corporate America.
President Obama would have to battle liberals, persuade China to boost its currency 40%, get the world economy to grow much faster and cut taxes for US exporters, the NY Times reports.
Contrary to popular belief - and one often fueled by misperception and misinformation, major IT services companies do not hoard visas and they do not displace American workers. However, before favoring massive H1-B reform or outright abolishment, opponents should take a closer look at its implications from a global perspective.
Many Americans think President Obama should spend more time on the economy and think his health-care plan is a bad idea, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
The Supreme Court’s decision to treat business entities as “people” has fired up political pundits and lobbyists on all sides, writes William Dunkelberg, Economics Professor at Temple University.
The Democrat Debacle in Massachusetts offered a rare gift to President Obama: a premonition of the rout that was about to rack his own party in the mid-term congressional elections nine months from now. Instead, Bam is losing it.
President Barack Obama said on Friday that regulatory oversight of the country's banks might now be erring too much on the side of caution, potentially hindering the flow of credit to small businesses.
The Supreme Court has handed lobbyists a new weapon. A lobbyist can now tell any elected official: if you vote wrong, my company, labor union or interest group will spend unlimited sums explicitly advertising against your re-election.
With the possible collapse of the Congressional health care effort, health insurers might seem to have reason to celebrate. The legislation threatened to remake much of their business, with the prospect of burdensome government regulation and less profit from selling coverage to individuals and small businesses. The New York Times reports.
President Obama wants to cut down to size those too-big-to-fail banks. But his vow on Thursday to rewrite the rules of Wall Street left many questions unanswered, the New York Times reports, including the big one: Would this really prevent another financial crisis?
President Obama's crackdown on big banks could slow the economic recovery and spark a major selloff in stocks, some experts said.
The Supreme Court struck down Thursday long-standing limits on corporate spending in U.S. political campaigns, such as this year's congressional races and the 2012 presidential contest.
The banking industry has unfairly come into the crosshairs of both the public and politicians, former Bear Stearns CEO Alan "Ace" Greenberg said.
Introducing legislation separating investment banks from commercial banks would be a "boon" for shareholders, despite banks' opposition, Richard Bove, banking analyst at Rochdale Securities, told CNBC Thursday.
The bigger upshot from the Massachusetts vote is this: Maybe we weren't repudiating 30 years of Reagan-style, less-is-better government when we elected Barack Obama president. Maybe we voted for the man because we liked him—and now we're realizing we DON'T like his policies.
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President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered a new crackdown on federal contractors who don't pay their taxes.
President Obama and his Democratic Party have declined considerably in popularity in the year since he took office, weighed down by public discontent over the economy and the health care debate in Congress, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to order immediate closure of shipping locks near Chicago to prevent Asian carp from infesting the Great Lakes. The court rejected a request by Michigan for a preliminary injunction to close the locks temporarily while a long-term solution is sought to the threatened invasion by the ravenous fish.
This weekend, Democrats are struggling to hang on to a seat held by Mr. Kennedy for 46 years in one of the most enthusiastically Democratic states in the country. Conservatives are enjoying a grass-roots resurgence, and Republicans are talking about taking back the House in November.