Mid-day Update - Most Commented
Oct 14, 2013
A weak start on Wall Street today as the federal budget and the future of federal borrowing remain unresolved. Three Americans win the Nobel Prize in Economics. And, Medicare enrollment is already confusing enough. The new health care exchanges will only make it more so. And that could end up being costly for taxpayers.
Oct 11, 2013
Trying to figure out economic data without official government statistics. Employers can give employees bigger discounts on health care if they participate in wellness programs. But what if instead of gym memberships, those programs handed out devices that tracked your every step? And, Ben Bernanke completes his term in January. Help us send him off!
Oct 10, 2013
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was on Capitol Hill this morning trying to convince lawmakers to end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling. And, local shops and national chains will lean on experienced hands to give them an edge.
Oct 9, 2013
A look at the life and career of President Obama's nominee for chair of the Fed. What would the Fed be like under Chair Janet Yellen, and how is Wall Street reacting to the White House's announcement? And, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway made a killing off investments in distressed companies during the recession.
Oct 8, 2013
How is Wall Street reacting to the debt ceiling debacle? Using a Kickstarter-like web platform to fill the gaps left by the police force in Oakland. And, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai ‘s book comes out tomorrow.
Oct 7, 2013
The government shutdown is hampering lots of different mortgage processing, and not just for Federal Housing Administration loans used by many first-time buyers with low or moderate income.
Oct 4, 2013
More details emerge about Twitter as the company made public its papers for an S-1 IPO. The American Gaming Association is pushing for more gambling regulation. And when it comes to our government's problems, should we turn it over to the kids?
Oct 3, 2013
Weekly jobless claims went up a bit. A look at the employment challenges facing Millennials. And what happens to a luxury brand when its exclusivity is exhausted?
Oct 2, 2013
The greater concern over the debt ceiling. Who do we really owe all that $16.7 trillion to anyway? And a new site aims to be a LinkedIn for the blue-collar crowd.
Oct 1, 2013
Government shutdown has investors worried. But turns out, it's a great time for politicians to raise some cash. And Japan will be raising its national sales tax by 3 percent.