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Pet costumes: The new consumer confidence indicator?

Oct 25, 2013
One robust sector of the economy is how much we're spending on our pets.
Posted In: Halloween, pets, consumer confidence

Bank of America and Countrywide's "Hustle"

Oct 23, 2013
A jury in Manahattan found Bank of America guilty of a single count of civil fraud related to defective mortgages sold by Countrywide Financial.
Posted In: Bank of America, Mortgages, Countrywide

Sports pundits not exactly Nate Silver when it come to World Series predictions

Oct 21, 2013
The blog pundittracker tracked 63 talking heads in the sports world to see who correctly picked the World Series.
Posted In: Sports, MLB, baseball, espn, World Series, Red Sox, Cardinals

Buying a share of your favorite athlete

Oct 17, 2013
A stock market for athletes. Not as in the athletes do the trading, but as in athletes are the stocks.
Posted In: NFL, Arian Foster, Houston Texans, fantasy football

The pheasant economic indicator

Oct 16, 2013
The Federal Reserve notes that pheasants in South Dakota can tell us a lot about the economy.
Posted In: The Fed, Ben Bernanke, pheasants, South Dakota

Lobbyists for lobbyists, seriously

Oct 15, 2013
The American League of Lobbyists rebrand.
Posted In: lobbyists, gun lobbyists, K Street

Starbucks' trademarks the 'Fizzio'

Oct 14, 2013
Ad Age is reporting that Starbucks has made a trademark filing for the the word.
Posted In: starbucks, coffee

The Federal Reserve chairs are getting shorter and shorter

Oct 11, 2013
Approaching the zero lower bound, some might say.
Posted In: chairman of the federal reserve

Shutdown stops for no one: Senate's Ohio Clock stands still

Oct 10, 2013
The staff of the Office of the Senate Curator that's responsible for keeping the thing wound has been furloughed.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013

Disney to stop issuing paper stock certificates

Oct 9, 2013
The certificates were a collectors' favorite.
Posted In: disney

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A look at Egypt's post-revolutionary economy -- one year after the uprising that toppled longtime leader Hosni Mubarak.