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The Bank of England said interest rates will not be raised from their current record low until the unemployment rate is at 7 percent. But is linking the two figures a logical step or dangerous move?
Expectations of new euro area growth initiatives after the German elections in September are unrealistic. There is no money, and there is no political will for such measures.
The falling dollar is a worry as it was initially expected to continue to rise based on the divergence in monetary policy between the Fed and the other major central banks.
Merrill Brown is an old pro at the Internet news business. Here he lays out a list the Amazon chief needs to address to pull The Washington Post out of its rut.
If you have followed the J.C. Penney's media soap opera, you know the "Bill Ackman TV trade" is a losing one, said retail analyst Stacey Widlitz.
As this seasons begins to draw to a close, Michael K. Farr argues that accounting gimmickry is no substitute for real earnings growth.
It was not so long ago that the Australian cricket team appeared invincible - and its economy looked just as strong. Not any more.
August is traditionally the month of financial crises. Or indeed just crises. Whether it's the latest euro zone aggro or Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait, things seem to heat up in August and markets head south.
It's past time for the Fed to stop the presses and stop manipulating the market. It's time for the long-term health of not only the market but of the economy.
Cutting the annual trade deficit by $300 billion and forcing China and others' hands on protectionism would increase GDP by about $500 billion a year.
A much greater emphasis on mission and policies would be more useful than the current debate about personalities who might chair the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) after next January.
A report that says McDonald's would only need to raise the price of Big Macs by 68 cents to double workers' wages is bunk and based on bad math, says CNBC contributor Carol Roth.
I welcome the long awaited opportunity for women to be in the most powerful jobs. But we shouldn't be making this choice for Fed chairman based on gender.
Calls for the act's repeal have long been based on misleading and incomplete information, much of it from industries in direct competition with the U.S. maritime industry.
The Iranian regime is in a corner and now has only two choices: cease its military nuclear program, or face more isolation and economic disaster.
Surely banks offering the simplest solution first, whether in the field of hedging or financing, is long overdue, writes Moorad Choudhry.
Pessimism about China's economy and uncertainty about Japan's attempts to end two decades of economic stagnation are reflecting growing concerns about these Asian countries.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has accomplished a considerable conjuring trick over the last 12 months - but how long it lasts cannot be answered with certainty.
Bond market investors had a tough first half. When interest rates rise, bond prices fall. This is confusing for a lot of folks.
On the anniversary of Mario Draghi's promise the ECB would do "whatever it takes" to support the euro, how should one assess its performance the past year?