Economics Blog

Thursday, October 17, 2013 11:06 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Congress has dodged U.S. default. But the clock is ticking once again.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:24 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The Senate announced a deal to reopen the government and avoid U.S. default.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013 4:02 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

How would a Janet Yellen chairmanship of the Federal Reserve be different from Ben Bernanke’s tenure?

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013 4:36 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

President Barack Obama says he’s open to a short-term budget and debt ceiling deal.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013 1:33 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

In true horror movie fashion, the debt ceiling is closing in on the U.S. economy.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 7:27 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The longer the government shutdown lasts, the more damage it could do.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 2:03 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The shutdown might affect you more than you think and put a cramp in your weekend plans.

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Monday, September 30, 2013 11:48 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

How does the fight over Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, risk closing a window on the economy?

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Monday, September 30, 2013 5:31 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Unfortunately for Americans and potentially for the global economy, dysfunctional Washington has managed to steal center stage once again.

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Monday, September 23, 2013 5:45 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

The message is “one one hand … on the other hand” for all of our guests as they discuss the economic outlook for 2014, mortgage rates, health insurance and garage sales.

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