Politics

Recent Facebook stock price movements represent the uncertainty surrounding the stock, as the social media giant addresses attacks from inside and outside the company.
After being fact-checked, President Donald Trump has promised to sign an executive order that would eliminate a decades-old privilege that internet companies have enjoyed.
A new survey from the World Economic Forum highlights the global risks that pose the greatest threats to economic recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak.
Survey results from Morning Consult indicate that nearly three-quarters of Americans trust Dr. Anthony Fauci and the U.S. CDC to determine when the country should end social distancing procedures.
What was missing in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was some protection for lenders and guarantors like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac against massive demands for cash.
The teleconference meeting of the G20 ended Thursday without even a word about the collapse of the crude oil market. Now the market itself may have to do the heavy lifting and both the Saudis and the...
Consumer sentiment dropped again in Morning Consult's daily reading published Tuesday morning. Negotiations between the U.S. House and Senate could lead to agreement on a massive stimulus program by...
With a declaration of a National Emergency around the coronavirus in the United States, President Donald Trump and the United States now have extra powers and capabilities to enact measures that will...
Many investors are becoming extremely worried, and with good reason. But sensible long-term investing has always been the key to financial success. Nothing that has happened in the past month has...
Lessons of the Great Recession, terrorist attacks, natural disasters and other events in the past may hold some lessons for what central banks and the U.S. government could do beyond traditional...
The proposed €9 billion acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor by Germany-based Infineon Technologies may have hit the wall. A national security review has led a recommendation that the deal be...
The coronavirus outbreak is having a negative impact on the housing market itself and on Fannie Mae. However, ending its conservatorship may be a bigger problem.
New building efficiency programs, more investment in nuclear energy and grid modernization are all included in the new American Energy Innovation Act. It is good enough?
Oil and gas companies' contributions to members of Congress and congressional candidates have more than doubled since 2010. Are the companies getting their money's worth? Yes, and new research shows...
If the Democratic primaries result in a brokered convention, could the retiring Disney CEO end up as the nominee?