If you want to know the difference between the United States government and the Los Angeles Dodgers, look no further than their activity during the month of December. The Dodgers bought up every free agent in sight,...
The stock market wrapped up its best year since 1997, showering investors with an almost 30% gain in a record-breaking run that might finally have convinced investors scared off by the 2008 financial crisis that stocks remain a viable investment alternative.
With eyes wide open, the House and Senate failed to reach a deal to fund the government as a new fiscal year began at midnight Monday, shutting down federal functions deemed non-essential and setting up an uncertain collision course ahead.
Preparing to leap into the fiscal unknown, President Obama and congressional Republicans failed to reach a deal Friday to avert the $85 billion in automatic, across-the-board budget cuts set to begin at midnight.
The White House and congressional Republicans prepared Friday to leap into the fiscal unknown, facing $85 billion in automatic budget cuts unless the two sides somehow strike an 11th hour deal at a White House meeting.