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Though many legislators may not realize it, Congress failed to include in the massive spending deal approved last week funds to implement reforms sought for years by both Democratic and Republican presidents that would give China, India, Brazil and other large emerging nations a greater say in activities of the International Monetary Fund.
While the historically low interest rates in the U.S. and many other developed economies have been the source of ongoing concerns about future inflation, an increasing threat of deflation is receiving global attention.
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack Friday on a popular Afghan restaurant that left three Americans and 18 others dead.
Top congressional negotiators Monday night released a bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill that would pay for the operations of government through October and finally put to rest the bitter budget battles of last year.
The struggle between the productive and the destructive never ends. The productive are those who add more value and wealth than they consume, and the destructive are those who destroy more value and wealth than they create. Will 2014 be a year of production or destruction?
Alan Greenspan began his career in economics as an analyst and forecaster. In his new book "The Map and the Territory," Mr. Greenspan presents an honest assessment of what economists can and cannot predict, along with many useful insights as to the way that both politicians and investors tend to behave. It is also a first-rate history of some of the failures and successes of economic policy over the past century by the ultimate economic-policy insider.
Russian President Vladimir Putin upped the stakes Tuesday in the battle over Ukraine's future, saying Moscow will buy $15 billion worth of Ukrainian government bonds and sharply cut the price of natural gas heading to its economically struggling neighbor.
With their laws, regulations and executive orders mandating the "greater good," our leaders are dismantling the Constitution and nullifying the Bill of Rights.