Obamacare remains a politically-unpopular law, both with politicians as well as the public. What have been the benefits, costs and political consequences?
After years of tepid economic activity, the U.S. economy has posted its two strongest consecutive quarters of growth since 2003. What’s in store for 2015?
With Republicans assuming control of the Senate in 2015, the chances of a balanced budget amendment passing will rise. Is it the right thing for the U.S.?
With the U.S. economy beginning to pick up steam, interest rates are likely to rise in 2015. How do inflation, interest rates and the economy interrelate?
The U.S. labor force participation rate has been in decline since the late 1990s. How has it impacted the overall economy, and can the problem be reversed?
Although the U.S. is in its sixth year of expansion, public opinion polls on the economy are mixed. What does Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index measure?
The Federal Reserve employed a historic array of stimulus efforts in order to pull the economy out of the recession. Did the costs outweigh the benefits?
The stock market has been on a historic run over the past four years, but despite recent good news with respect to GDP, has fallen back lately. Why?
While the stock market booms, the economy continues to falter; unable to achieve even average growth. Why is the economy still struggling?
For the past five years, the U.S. has posted sub-normal growth. In the first quarter, that growth turned negative. Is the economy entering a recession?