Happy International Women's Day: if you are a married and educated woman in America, you probably make a lot less money than your husband -- a fact which might have prompted ladies to leave the U.S. workforce in droves, economists say.
Reuters reports that the Federal Reserve is set to release a n ... More >>
Eliot Spitzer's talk with CBS News analyst Jeff Greenfield was last night at the 92nd Street Y, and it started with Greenfield noting that Spitzer only agreed to talk "without conditions." Needless to say, this had serious potential for all parties involved, especially the audience. And Spitz ... More >>
The glory days of New York manufacturing may be over, but it's been coming back at a surprising rate. While manufacturing nationally was down a tenth of a point last month, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's general economic index, which measures production in the state, has risen from 4 ... More >>
"The New York Fed just appointed Denis M. Hughes as its chair. Lee Bollinger has been named as vice-chair," grumbles National Review's Jonah Goldberg. "A union organizer and a very liberal lawyer, just the team we need." Hughes, president of the New York State AFL-CIO, has served on the New Y ... More >>
This morning Treasury Secretary Geithner unveiled the new $2 trillion bank bailout plan, which as previously reported counts on private investors to buy up some "bad assets" of troubled banks in order to unclog their pipes and get them lending again. The New York Times helpfully puts a graph on its ... More >>