Friday's jobs report contained unambiguous good news, but a debt limit battle in Washington looms.» Read More
Have a 'fiscal cliff' question? Ask Obama.
Americans hate paying taxes. They also want Congress and the White House to balance the budget. That decades-long conflict seems to be approaching a Moment of Truth.
President Obama and Democrats have "a mantra, but they don't have a plan," said former House Majority Leader Dick Armey.
President Obama may get Republican cooperation in soaking the rich, but the deal that emerges could put the nation in dire straits by the end of the decade.
U.S. manufacturing unexpectedly contracted in November, falling to its lowest in over three years in a sign the sector may be struggling to gain traction.
A deal by Christmas, a week before the fiscal cliff deadline, remains uncertain, but not out of the question.
Boris Johnson has launched an offensive against France's central bank governor, accusing him of a "naked attempt to steal London's financial crown," the Financial Times reports.
Jacob Lew will guide the White House through negotiations with Congressional Republicans to avert automatic tax increases and spending cuts on Jan. 1. The New York Times reports.
Some small businesses are rethinking their business models to address the new federal health-care law.
Companies are seeking concessions from states and cities to keep jobs local, and the giveaways are adding up to a big bill for taxpayers. The NYT reports.
North Korea said it would carry out its second rocket launch of 2012 as its youthful leader Kim Jong-un flexes his muscles a year after his father's death, in a move that South Korea and the United States swiftly condemned as a provocation.
America's appetite for new cars and trucks surged to a new high in November as auto sales ran at their fastest pace since early 2008.
Advertising tycoon Martin Sorrell says uncertainty across the globe is stifling business, and he criticized Washington for "fiddling while Rome burns."
It may not sound like it from the rhetoric, but both the House and Senate already have passed separate bills to delay big tax increases awaiting nearly every taxpayer next year if Congress and the White House can't agree on a plan to avert the "fiscal cliff."
China's economy resumed momentum in November, but there are still signs of over-reliance on growth from the inefficient state sector, a series of purchasing managers' surveys shows.
Boehner lashed out at President Barack Obama, saying talks to avoid the "fiscal cliff" are "almost nowhere."
Investors should be careful because the quality of corporate bonds has peaked, experts say.
The amount of annual income to guarantee happiness varies from country to country, a new international survey finds.
Some fear the rapid increase in home prices could actually start hurting the housing recovery.
A Pew study reports that 41 percent of adults between 25 and 29 are now living, or have lived recently, with their parents.