Back in 1965, much as today, the Federal Reserve's main inflation gauge was running at a low 1.25%, labor costs were growing slowly and the unemployment rate was half a percentage point above what then was viewed as optimal.
WASHINGTON - Each month, more than 200,000 needy U.S. households take out what's advertised as a brief loan. Many have run out of money between paychecks.
Pedestrians walk past a Lululemon Athletica store in New York. Photograph by Lucas Jackson - Reuters. The man-friendly pants are driving sales.
A worker drives a cart through a tunnel inside the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant No. 2, 150 feet below the surface near Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett is celebrating his 50th anniversary in charge of the one-time textile miller with another really big, very smart deal.