Economy

Stock and commodities markets went into a two-day slide after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted that the United States would end so-called “quantitative easing” sometime during 2014. 

 

Detroit's Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr gave just two options to those creditors gathered in downtown Detroit on Friday: Go along with my proposal now, and you'll get the best deal you can. Don't, and you'll get less, it'll cost more, and it will take longer.

 

Central banking and Keynesian ideology make a toxic brew, the consequences of which are beginning to show up around the world.

The announcement by Standard & Poor's on Monday that it is revising its outlook upward is not only useless but counterproductive.

A number of states are exploring new fees for hybrid and electric car owners in order to compensate for the loss of revenue in gas taxes on fuel-efficient vehicles. The proposal is opposed by those who view the new fees as antithetical to one of the touted benefits of owning a hybrid: savings.

 

 

 

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