Tuition rates are rising, but colleges and universities are still not bringing in enough revenue to make ends meet. What gives?
FORTUNE -- If you listen closely enough, you can almost hear the collective sigh of resignation among the throngs of parents and college-bound students who face higher tuition bills and, with it, more debt.
The U.S. Department of Education reported on Tuesday that the average price of attending a four-year public university MORENin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Dec 5, 2013 11:55 AM ET
The largest IPOs of 2013 may not be as sexy as offerings from the latest tech darlings, but they contributed to the biggest year of public offerings since the tech bubble of the early 2000s.Nin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Dec 3, 2013 11:05 AM ET
Banks are increasing their home equity lines of credit business, but such loans made during the housing heyday could still haunt them.Nin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Nov 27, 2013 11:19 AM ET
Delinquency rates suggests that even those with bad credit are good on their car loans, but the risks to investors are greater than you may think.Nin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Nov 25, 2013 11:52 AM ET
The four-year-old virtual currency was once dismissed as something of a fad that only gangsters and drug dealers used, but in recent weeks, it has found new sources of credibility.Nin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Nov 19, 2013 11:33 AM ET
A relaxed one-child policy in China could relax the nation's ultra-competitive dating policy and even ease prices within its booming housing market.Nin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Nov 18, 2013 10:39 AM ET
The nominee to be the next Fed chief breezed through her Senate confirmation hearing.
FORTUNE -- As in most job interviews, Janet Yellen on Thursday didn't say anything all that controversial in her appearance before the Senate Banking Committee. Her confirmation hearings to be the next Fed chair were by-the-book and informative, but ultimately unsurprising.
Senators got a better sense of what kind of monetary leader she will be -- specifically, her MORENin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Nov 14, 2013 2:24 PM ET
Japan may be able to battle years of deflation under its master plan to bolster the economy, but it won't reverse its declining population.
FORTUNE -- The U.S. and the rest of the world have been watching Japan closely. Nearly a year ago, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe launched what has been dubbed "Abenomics," an aggressive plan to revive its economy from a two-decades long slump; the hope is that if Japan MORENin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Nov 14, 2013 5:00 AM ET
We're driving less, and that may not necessarily be a good sign for the economy.
FORTUNE -- U.S. gas prices are declining, falling below $3 a gallon across a handful of states. Not surprisingly, most are taking the drop as goods news, since less money spent at the pump leaves more money to spend elsewhere. That's one way to look at it, but often when gas prices drop steadily, that also MORENin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Nov 12, 2013 9:53 AM ET
Anyone who thinks October's better-than-expected jobs report will make the central bank taper sooner is ignoring the mess in Washington.
FORTUNE -- The monthly jobs report released Friday was better than expected, but anyone who thinks this means the Federal Reserve will start slowing down its economic stimulus program is probably overlooking Washington's dysfunction.
Recall in October, Uncle Sam was forced to partially shut down its offices and services after Congress stalled MORENin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Nov 8, 2013 11:22 AM ET
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