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I'm just a (trillion dollar spending) bill

Tony Wagner and Tobin Low | Dec 10, 2014
The numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.

Quiz: Hail to the Geek in Chief

Dan Hill | Dec 9, 2014
President Obama wrote some computer code during an Hour of Code event in Washington.
Posted In: Curveball

Tell us what the economy feels like to you

Kai Ryssdal | Dec 9, 2014
It's election season. The word "economy" is flying. We want your story.
Sony Pictures Studios this month in Los Angeles.

Cyber-crime fighters profit in a 'hacked economy'

Stan Alcorn | Dec 9, 2014
Companies that may profit most are those that can quickly detect and contain breaches.
A woman rests along the road traveled by some of the hundred of thousands of Rwandan refugees in 1996 who were returning to their homeland from Zairean camps.

The fog of war slowly lifts in the Congo

Sabri Ben-Achour | Dec 9, 2014
People lost everything when war swept across the Congo. But they're rebuilding.
An abandoned home stands against the Detroit skyline in September 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.

Resignation to signal end of a rocky era for Detroit

Kai Ryssdal | Dec 9, 2014
Detroit's "emergency manager" is expected to resign. And once-bankrupt city will finish fiscal year in the black.
Pumpjacks and wells are at work in an oil field near McKittrick, California.

Who wins and loses as oil prices fall

Dan Weissmann | Dec 9, 2014
The worst-hit countries are small oil producers that depend greatly on the revenue.
Janet Yellen listens as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in Washington, DC.

The thinking behind the Fed's next move

David Gura | Dec 9, 2014
Some are expecting a signal that interest rates will go up soon.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

Greek election move rattles investors

Stephen Beard | Dec 9, 2014
Greece's prime minister moves presidential election forward, hoping it will help his candidate and policies.

An oversupply of oil isn't all good

Tracey Samuelson | Dec 9, 2014
Too much oil means prices fall, but also oil companies cutting back.
Posted In: big oil, BP, oil prices