It has become fashionable in recent months for economists to argue that the nation’s growing public debt is not a problem but something to be, if not exactly embraced, then at least not avoided. Harvard University economists Lawrence Summers and Jason Furman penned a recent article in “Foreign Affairs,” titledRead More →

Bloomberg News/Landov Payroll processor ADP says 213,000 new jobs were created in January by the private sector. The numbers: Companies in the U.S. added 213,000 jobs in January, ADP reported Wednesday, another strong reading that suggests little letdown in a steadily growing economy. Wall Street economists had forecast an increaseRead More →