Even if the tax cuts boost growth, the central bank could slam the brakes.
Hillary Clinton, like many other Democrats, has started citing Mark Zandi's economic analyses.
The 13th Annual World Leadership Forum organized by the Foreign Policy Association in New York City offered a cross-section of facts and opinions on the global economy, financial markets and sustainable development with five high-profile panels.
"If you don't raise the debt limit in time, you will be opening an economic Pandora's box. It will be devastating to the
In almost every part of the country, entire neighborhoods -- and in some cases, whole cities -- are underwater. They are not victims of natural disasters like Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. They are drowning in debt, victims of Wall Street's reckless and predatory lending practices.
The two agencies help finance two-thirds of new U.S. home loans, but were seized by the government in the 2008 economic crisis
Mark Zandi does not like the big budget slasher known as sequestration, but he figures the economy could stomach a helping
Underwater homeowners who are current on their payments and meet other requirements would have the option to refinance to
They're not only putting off buying a home, but they're choosing to get married and have children later in life as well. Comparing
The main rewrite now underway in their twice-weekly televised clashes is a rewrite on housing finance.
For homeowners in limbo, "it's extremely emotionally stressful," Thompson said. "Lots of people lose their jobs, and marriages
Nor was Krugman the only economist to draw a Great Depression comparison. Martin Feldstein, Harvard professor and former
Those budget cuts, which will affect many services for poor Americans, add more strain to a still weak economy, leading some