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Ben Bernanke joins PIMCO

Annie Baxter | Apr 30, 2015
The former Federal Reserve chairman comes on board as an adviser.
A bitcoin medal is displayed at a bitcoin trading club meeting in Tokyo.

Bitcoin gets a bit of a bump

Tony Wagner and Tobin Low | Apr 30, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.
According to the Federal Reserve Bank, growth of the U.S. gross domestic product - the value of goods and services produced in the U.S. - has slowed for the first quarter of 2015.

GDP suffers what's becoming a seasonal slowdown

Nova Safo | Apr 29, 2015
Q1 GDP growth is slower than the rest of the year, again, and lower than expected.
Posted In: algorithms, Economy, GDP, weather
Warren Buffett performs onstage at the 2014 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit on October 15, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

Warren Buffett serenades shareholders

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 29, 2015
Warren Buffett sang to Coca-Cola shareholders at company meeting
Posted In: Coke, Music, Warren Buffett

My First Job: Junior Journalist

Robert Garrova | Apr 29, 2015
Richard Stolley got his first job as a journalist at the age of 15.
Kailah Johnson, 5, a pre-k student home from school with citywide closure, joined her mother in a neighborhood clean-up crew the morning after citywide riots over the death of Freddie Gray on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Baltimore and the cost of rioting

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Apr 29, 2015
What will be the economic impact of the social unrest happening in Baltimore?
Posted In: Baltimore, riots, tourism
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White speaks at 2014 SEC conference in Washington, D.C.

SEC wants clarity on CEO pay vs. company performance

Tracey Samuelson | Apr 29, 2015
The SEC is going to demand that companies provide more transparency about CEO pay.
Posted In: CEO salaries, SEC, stocks
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will take on the role of senior adviser at Pimco.

Bernanke passes through the 'revolving door'

Kai Ryssdal and Paddy Hirsch | Apr 29, 2015
Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has a new job at Pimco.
The Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality headset is demonstrated on stage during the 2015 Microsoft Build Conference on Wednesday at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.

Build 2015: We should all be 'failing' like Microsoft

Molly Wood | Apr 29, 2015
CEO Satya Nadella touted Windows 10 — but the cloud is where the money is.

Warren Buffett on Jamie Dimon as Treasury Secretary, the fiscal cliff, and taxes

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 29, 2015
From the archives: You know who’s not worried about the fiscal cliff? Buffett.

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