Government Spending

WHY IT MATTERS: Wall Street Regulation

THE ISSUE: The financial crisis that struck in 2008 touched off the worst recession since the 1930s Great Depression, wiping out $11 trillion in U.S. household wealth and leaving about 8 million Americans jobless.

Art Laffer on rate hike fears

Former Reagan economic advisor Art Laffer weighs in on Citigroup's warning of the economic and political risks after Hillary Clinton's health scare.