Raising the minimum wage is maximum stupidity

WASHINGTON - When economic times are tough, it's tempting to want to push for an increase in the minimum wage. Supporters see it as giving the deserving poor a badly needed raise. Read more

Pro: America seems poised to take off in 2012

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy has been doing poorly for so long now that it's easy to get dispirited. But there are several reasons to think 2012 might be a good one for American economic performance. Read more

Debit surcharge a reaction to government controls on fees

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Bank of America and several smaller banks recently announced they will impose monthly fees on customers for using their debit cards. Read more

He acted in nation's interest

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve critics are upset over revelations that the Fed approved loans to foreign entities as part of... Read more

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