Jul 15

Yellen signals Fed will continue to boost economy

In delivering an economic report to Congress, Yellen says the Fed's future actions will depend on how the economy performs. She says if labor market conditions continue to improve more quickly than anticipated, the Fed could raise its key short-term…

A year after economist Terry Burnham predicted the Dow Jones Industrial Average would hit 5,000 before 20,000, it closed above 17,000 Monday. But Burnham is sticking by his call, introducing a scorecard to track the macroeconomic policies underlying the impending…

The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to again reduce its stimulus program by $10 billion to $35 billion in July. Since the financial crisis in 2008, the Federal Reserve has been buying mortgage-backed securities and U.S. Treasuries…

Former big pharma executive Chris Martenson, who sold off everything and moved his family to the country, speaks with Paul Solman about exponential growth and the danger of our debts exceeding -- by nearly double -- our economic growth, while…