August 27, 2012 When the political conventions were kicking off in 2008, the direction of the U.S. economy was clear: down. The state of the 2012 economy will provide Republicans and Democrats with much to debate.
August 5, 2012 Asian-Americans make up the fastest-growing segment of the population, notably in key swing states including Virginia, Nevada and Florida. What's more, they're often independent voters — and the way they swing could have a big effect on the presidential election.
July 9, 2012 The scandal over manipulation of a key interest rate raises the question: Who was hurt if bankers were pushing global rates down?