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The Next Recession Is Really Gonna Suck
The extra help unemployed people got during the Great Recession has emboldened states to mistreat them.
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How The Federal Reserve Could Rain On Trump's Tax Cut Parade
Even if the tax cuts boost growth, the central bank could slam the brakes.
How The Most Famous Former McCain Adviser Of All Time Became A Clinton Talking Point
Hillary Clinton, like many other Democrats, has started citing Mark Zandi's economic analyses.
Don't Leave the Unemployed Out in the Cold
Where moms and people who love them go to change our world!
Members of Congress return to Washington, D.C. this week. Their number one priority must be to extend EUC for the millions of jobless workers struggling to make ends meet.
World Leadership Forum: Free Markets Meet Sustainable Development
Lia Petridis Maiello
Spokesperson at German Parliament
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.
Debt Limit Showdown Could Be Catastrophic For Economy: Analysts
"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
To Rescue Local Economies, Cities Seize Underwater Mortgages Through Eminent Domain
E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Occidental Col...
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.
Famed Economist Mark Zandi Is A Front-Runner To Replace Edward DeMarco As FHFA Head: Report
By Reuters, Reuters
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: Economy Can 'Digest' Looming Budget Cuts
Mark Zandi does not like the big budget slasher known as sequestration, but he figures the economy could stomach a helping
Seven And A Half Things To Know: Paul Ryan Takes A Page From The Mitt Romney Playbook
Underwater homeowners who are current on their payments and meet other requirements would have the option to refinance to
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Millennials Choosing To Rent, Avoiding Purchases In The Housing Market
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
Republican Truth and Real Truth: GSEs and the Housing Bubble
Worrell Professor of Anglo-American Studies, Wake Forest Unive...
The main rewrite now underway in their twice-weekly televised clashes is a rewrite on housing finance.
RealtyTrac: Foreclosure Filings Fell Steeply In 2011, Little Consolation For Struggling Homeowners
For homeowners in limbo, "it's extremely emotionally stressful," Thompson said. "Lots of people lose their jobs, and marriages
Why States Are Failing At Food Stamp Programs
Jay Carney, Despite Evidence, Says Economists Didn't Know How Bad The Recession Would Get [WATCH]
Nor was Krugman the only economist to draw a Great Depression comparison. Martin Feldstein, Harvard professor and former
Three Things Obama's Jobs Program Needs
President Obama’s plan to give a major economic speech after Labor Day means that, finally, Washington is going to have a
The Grand Charade
Sen. Fritz Hollings
Former U.S. senator (D-SC)
Don't give us a long-term plan for future Congresses to pay the debt. Start paying it. Cut out the politics and replace the corporate tax with a 6% VAT. Cut spending and start paying for government.
Cost Of Tax Cuts For America's Rich Exceeds Value Of Budget Cuts
Those budget cuts, which will affect many services for poor Americans, add more strain to a still weak economy, leading some
Three Fatal Republican Mistakes That Could Spell Their Defeat Next November
, Guest Writer
Republicans have forgotten the fundamental truth that it is much more difficult to take something away from people that they already have, than to prevent them from getting something for which they aspire.
When Cities Struggle, Workers Punished -- But Bondholders Spared
Vallejo, which has been in bankruptcy since 2008, set its sights on payroll cuts. Over the last five years, salaries and
Eric Cantor Dismisses Report That GOP Plan Would Cause Job Loss
The Republican plan to cut $61 billion from current spending levels would take a heavy toll on employment, destroying 700,000
Oil Shoots Higher On Libya Protests As Investors Fear 'Nightmare'
Even if all of Libya's oil supply is cut off, Saudi Arabia might be able to make up the difference, Garten said. The price
Egypt, Middle East Unrest Could Be 'Exceedingly Dangerous' For The Global Economy
"The thing about the global economy today is it is stretched very taught," Garten said. "We always talk about inflation and
Lingering Foreclosure Mess Threatens Economic Recovery
Mark Zandi, chief economist for Moody's Analytics, Inc., told Bloomberg: As HuffPost Shahien Nasiripour and William Alden
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