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A man trots past JP Morgan Chase's corporate headquarters in New York City.

Wall Street's earnings-report parade

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Jan 14, 2015
For the big banks, there’s no storm yet, but there are clouds on the horizon.
Posted In: big banks, Wall Street
The Ohio State Buckeyes take on the Oregon Ducks at the College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on January 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.

After big game, NCAA grapples with student-athlete pay

Mitchell Hartman | Jan 14, 2015
The NCAA's faces pressure to provide student athletes with more financial aid.

Just in time for Valentine's, a shortage of chocolate

David Brancaccio | Jan 14, 2015
We're eating more (and growing less) cacao.

Not all taxes are created equal

Adam Allington | Jan 14, 2015
A new study says local taxes are hitting low-wage earners much harder than others.
Posted In: income tax, low income, Taxes

An unexpected drop ends a strong year for JPMorgan

Tony Wagner and Tobin Low | Jan 14, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
Woody Allen, 1970.

The economics of Woody Allen and Amazon

Nova Safo | Jan 13, 2015
The film giant says he doesn't know what to make. The retail giant isn’t worried.
Posted In: Amazon, netflix, streaming tv
Computer screen displays website for

Do workplace wellness programs work?

Dan Gorenstein | Jan 13, 2015
Worker wellness is a $6 billion industry, but there's little evidence it improves health or saves money.
Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna.

Aetna raises its minimum wage.... Who's next?

Sabri Ben-Achour | Jan 13, 2015
Don't expect other companies to quickly follow Aetna on the wage front. The move is strategic.
Nurse Dianne Wash takes a blood sample to check the glucose level of Keri Anderson, right.

Bidding for blood, the Priceline way

Lauren Silverman | Jan 13, 2015
A Dallas company uses algorithms to streamline the process of buying blood.
Posted In: blood, hospitals
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen in Washington, D.C.

Happy reminder, courtesy of the Labor Department

Kai Ryssdal | Jan 13, 2015
There are more jobs open today than there have been in 14 years.