In this Jan. 7 photo, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Budget Committee. The financial world looks to Bernanke this week to clarify the Fed’s timetable on economic stimulus. ( AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
WASHINGTON | Is the era of ultra-low interest rates nearing an end?
Is the era of ultra-low interest rates nearing an end? That's the question - and the fear - Chairman Ben Bernanke will face this week when he takes questions after a Federal Reserve policy meeting.
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2012 file photo, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Budget Committee. The financial world looks to Bernanke the Week of June 17, 2013, to clarify the Fed’s timetable on economic stimulus. ( AP Photo/Al…
By now, most of us are aware Lake County leaders voted to siphon a 1.5 percent tax off residents' paychecks. County and municipal government officials largely are celebrating the $18 million windfall this new tax -- and the thawing of a local property tax freeze by the state -- will provide …
WASHINGTON | The Federal Reserve unleashed a series of bold and open-ended steps Thursday designed to stimulate the economy by boosting the stock market and making it cheaper for people to borrow and spend.
WASHINGTON | Below is the statement the Fed released Thursday after its policy meeting:
Americans spent more on cars and trucks, and companies restocked their shelves at the strongest pace in nearly two years, helping the U.S. economy reach its fastest growth rate of last year.
Stock futures fell early Monday amid reports that a key congressional committee will fail to reach an agreement this week on how to cut the U.S. government's budget deficit.
Like the sequel of a blockbuster horror movie, the debt ceiling may strike again: A gridlocked bipartisan congressional committee must find a way to agree on a deficit reduction plan by Nov. 23rd.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Mitt Romney will visit Schererville later this month to attend a fundraiser in support of his presidential campaign.
The U.S. economy expanded a little faster at the beginning of the year than previously estimated. But the growth rate was still anemic and economists don't see that changing much in the coming months.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — How would you like a 33-cent drop in the price of a gallon of gas?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve said last month that the economy is gradually improving and began discussing how it would reverse policies adopted during the recession that pumped billions of dollars into the economy.
The majority of Indiana's lawmakers care a lot more about gun lobbyists — and themselves — than they do about the concerns of mayors, librarians and many Hoosiers.
Few taxpayers can forget the lame-duck General Assembly increased the income tax rate by 2 percentage points in January.
This isn't the first time concerns have been raised about an invasive species threatening Lake Michigan and the Great Lakes.
CHICAGO | Three weeks ago, one of the state's largest social services provider almost ran out of money. It was saved by a multimillion dollar government infusion, but this was no bailout -- the state was merely paying off part of the money it owes Lutheran Social Services of Illinois.
St. Joseph County Council member Mike Kruk is right to push for an expansion of the countywide smoking ban.
Indiana's congressional delegation has turned redder than a vintage Bob Knight sweater.
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