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President Obama poses for a photograph with Trans-Pacific Partnership leaders back in 2011. The full text of the TPP, a deal that's been years in the making, was released Thursday.

A glimpse at the nitty-gritty of the giant trade deal

Tracey Samuelson | Nov 5, 2015
The text includes details on tariffs on a slew of incredibly specific goods.

Why you probably won't be audited by the IRS

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Nov 5, 2015
If you’re really rich or really poor, you’re more likely to hear from the IRS.
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Low-income households shying away from mortgages

Dina Gachman | Nov 5, 2015
NY Fed briefing reveals that low-income residents have a large segment of “discouraged borrowers.”
Shoppers walk along Fifth Avenue last December in New York City.

Retailers are competing — for holiday workers

Andy Uhler | Nov 5, 2015
More of them work in shipping rather than in the store.
Six girls carry buckets which contain clean water as they walk through dried land at Mangara Bombang village in Indonesia. Indonesia's national disaster management agency has declared that the majority of the country's 34 provinces are experiencing drough

El Niño blamed for spike in global food prices

Annie Baxter | Nov 5, 2015
Heavy rains caused by El Niño are hurting crops in some parts of the world.

My Economy: What full employment actually looks like

Kai Ryssdal, Tommy Andres and Bridget Bodnar | Nov 5, 2015
Manufacturing in Alabama and hopes for the future.

Leaders of China, Taiwan to meet: Why it's important

Rob Schmitz and Cici Chen | Nov 5, 2015
Leaders of the two countries haven't met since the birth of modern China in 1949.

The text of the TPP

Amy Scott | Nov 5, 2015
The TPP's text, SeaWorld's PR campaign, and a move to Nashville.

Nashville: luring more than young musicians these days

Blake Farmer | Nov 5, 2015
In the last four years, Nashville has grown by more than it did in the prior decade.

Insurers offer narrower networks on health exchanges

Nova Safo | Nov 5, 2015
To control premiums, many insurers are reducing choice in their plans