Economic Recovery

Dem Student Loan-Cancellation Plan a Bad Call, Experts Say

Proposal would be handout to the rich, have little stimulus effect

Joe BidenDemocrats are pushing for Joe Biden to make one of his first acts as president the cancellation of trillions of dollars in student debt, a policy that would hand billions to the nation's wealthiest with little benefit to the overall economy, experts say.

Marco Rubio Wants to Save the American Dream

Rubio on why work is stagnating, and how to bring it back

In 1956, amidst the fitful days leading up to the revolution, Sen. Marco Rubio's parents left Cuba for the United States. Arriving here, they joined the wave of immigrants who would eventually populate Miami. Both took up jobs in the service industry: Mario Rubio as a bartender in hotels, and his wife Oriales variously as a maid, cashier, and stock clerk.

Global Economic Growth Will Increase to 2.7% This Year

Economic growth in United States projected to increase to 2.2% next year

Global economic growth is projected to hit 2.7 percent this year because of an increase in manufacturing and trade, higher confidence in the economy, commodity prices that have stabilized, and more positive financing conditions, according to a report from the World Bank.