The conventional wisdom is that the energy sector has been a bright spot in an otherwise dull grey recovery. The conventional wisdom is right.
Medicaid is the combined federal-state health insurance program for low-income Americans. It is also a centerpiece of Obamacare's coverage expansions, a questionable choice in light of the program’s history of limited access to actual health care by its beneficiaries.
Analysts from across the spectrum agree that the federal budget is on an unsustainable trajectory.
In the depths of the Great Recession, a prominent scenario for the recovery went something like this: aggressive housing policies would rid the market of owners underwater on their mortgages, the sale of existing homes would quickly recover, and movement of homeowners into more attractive properties would drive prices back toward normal and generate incentives for new home construction.
Yesterday the Treasury released the president’s administrative actions to combat tax inversions. The economy would have been better served by doing nothing.
That sound you hear in the background is the U.S. economy groaning under a rising regulatory burden. Some of these burdens arise the old-fashioned way.
The outlook for economic growth in Europe is troubled, and downshift echoed across the developed and developing world.
Speaker of the House John Boehner laid out his agenda for restoring the U.S. economy to greatness.
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) — the policymaking arm of the Federal Reserve — wound up a two-day meeting yesterday.
The Child Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was created in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 to ensure health insurance coverage of children whose parents’ incomes exceeded the Medicaid eligibility cutoff, and typically to offer a richer set of benefits.