In today’s financial economy, many of us are re-evaluating our financial situations and making increased efforts to spend less and save more. As you make these changes, you may find that there are people and obstacles in your life that keep you from meeting these goals…this is what I call your “Crabs in Your Bucket.” Every time you try to make financial improvements, they reach up and pull you back into the bucket with them.
Even as China overtakes the US in the dubious category of “world’s leading greenhouse gas producer” it is also taking the lead in developing the technologies and policies to solve the problem well ahead of the US - - and sell those solutions to us at massive profits which could have been ours.
While most people in our industry are quick to hoist Mr. Bernanke on a pedestal-just as the former maestro Allan Greenspan was—I think the entire institution should be canned.
Smart businesses and investors will now need to crack “The Carbon Code” to figure out winners and losers — and just how much to adjust their business plans and portfolios.
What matters most is that we learn a lot more about what went wrong and implement some fixes, says economist Jared Bernstein.
As stocks move back into a full-fledged bear market, you might expect a lot of fear from investors.
So, oil inventories fell again last week, for the fifth week in a row. It was an expected drop as U.S. demand continues to outpace constrained global supply.
The Federal Reserve's leading inflation hawk told CNBC that interest rates will have to rise soon in order to keep a lid on rising prices.
The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 49,000 jobs in May and a jump in unemployment rate up to 5.5%. The drop is still well below the six figure numbers seen in past recessions. Read what our panel thinks about the recession outlook.
The U.S. Senate is voting this week on legislation which could drastically change the way companies do business.