Five years after the devastating potential of high-frequency trading became clear in a fifteen-minute "flash crash" on Wall Street, the decision to tackle computerized trading with a complex data system rather than a simple tax looks like a failure.
Presumptive 2016 candidate Chris Christie (R-NJ) laid out a plan to cut Social Security benefits on Tuesday in New Hampshire, but critics note that it would not only harm future retirees but fail to close the program's funding gap.
Hillary Clinton is expected to formally announce her candidacy for the White House on Sunday. Here's a look at the public opinion landscape around key economic policy areas where the Clinton campaign will have to win friends and influence voters.
It’s common knowledge that the wealth gap in the United States is growing, but what few seem to realize is just how wide that gap already is. The top 0.1 percent of Americans are now worth more than the entire bottom 90 percent.