It is odd that the financial community has emerged so unscathed, despite its central role in the collapse that has brought havoc to the world economy.
This past Christmas, I watched some kids, circa 10 years old, face the test of the collapsing Santa myth.
Now that Barack Obama is in the White House, his single greatest challenge is to restart the U.S. economy, to turn it away from its descent into depression, toward sustainable recovery.
When the economy starts seriously to shrink, a new set of policy rules comes into play. Call them depression prevention measures.
In this environment, politicians - desperate to show they are doing something - will dress up anything as "stimulus." What is "stimulus," anyway?
With governments on the verge of a possible $2.8-billion-and-growing handover to the auto sector, it has to be asked: where's the movement to go Main Street with our money?
The global financial crisis deepens, with more than 10 million in the U.S. out of work, according to the Department of Labor. The picture is grim - unless, that is, you are a corporate executive.
A peaceful protest in Iceland against government and banking officials ended with a police charge.
<pre> <span>Crystal City, Missouri is a small town on the Mississippi River struggling with issues of identity, tough economic times, and environmental accountability.</span> </pre>
<span class="description">The automobile has long been a symbol of the American lifestyle, representing mobility and prosperity.</span>