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Think You Can Balance Colorado's Budget? Try It.

Mar 15, 2011
It's not exactly World of Warcraft, but Backseat Budgeter tries to turn balancing a state budget into a game. Get started and you'll see a gas-ta...
Posted In: Backseat Budgeter, colorado, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Governor John Hickenlooper
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Budget cuts threaten SEC, CFTC

Mar 11, 2011
Economy 4.0 special correspondent David Brancaccio talks with Jeremy Hobson about whether budgets for the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulators will be cut just as they try to comply with the new financial reform law.
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Financial Reform Cuts Off Regulators?

Mar 11, 2011
David Brancaccio speaks with Jeremy Hobson about whether budgets for the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulators will be cut just...
Posted In: economy 4.0
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Wall Street watchdogs face budget cuts in Congress

Mar 10, 2011
At a time of dramatically increased responsibilities for two key financial regulatory bodies, there are strong calls to cut back on funding for the...
Posted In: dodd-frank, economy 4.0, SEC
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How to make $1.8 million in three easy months

Feb 19, 2011
For the winner of a German investment contest the answer was easy -- a little bit of luck and a lot of derivatives.
Posted In: Investing
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Klaus Rules

Feb 18, 2011
Along with 19,000 other people, Klaus Neukert of Munich entered a stock trading contest sponsored by the German Stock Exchange. A virtual, online...
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, german stock exchange
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Dodd-Frank Update: Six months in, but not halfway there

Feb 17, 2011
An optimist might see in financial regulatory reform a glass half full, a pessimist a glass half empty. But either way, the system seems to have ...
Posted In: dodd-frank, economy 4.0
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Stopping dictators retiring with their profits

Feb 10, 2011
Ousted dictators often stash away money while in office and then retire to live off their ill-gotten gains. Now, there are moves to stop that.
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Halting The Dictator Retirement Package

Feb 10, 2011
Ousted dictators often stash away money while in office and then retire to live off their ill-gotten gains. Now, there are moves to stop that....
Posted In: economy 4.0
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Germany encourages citizen stock trading

Feb 5, 2011
In the 90s, German citizens were crazy for telecom and dot-com stocks, driving the prices up as much as 700 percent. But after the bubble burst, citizens lost interest in the German stock exchange, a fact economists now hope to change. David Brancaccio explains.
Posted In: Investing

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Special correspondent David Brancaccio and the Economy 4.0 team cover the economy of the future — and how to make it work better for more people. In the wake of the recent crisis, we investigate how the financial regulatory system is (or isn't) being reformed, how that will affect you and how we measure progress. Follow us on Twitter.

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What deflation is and why it's the worst dog ever

This story illustrates the fallacies of orthodox economic theory, which has obvious logical inconsistencies that cannot be reconciled. The idea...

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What do students actually learn in college?

The value of a Harvard degree is that it gives the buyer a gold plate, whether he/she is talented or not. Sara Lawrence has to compete with this,...

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What deflation is and why it's the worst dog ever

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Your "dog" deflation story prompted me to actually set up an account for Market Place, just so I could comment. First...

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Milwaukee locals want to bring Pabst back

If Pabst does not brew its own beer then how can it claim to be the largest American owned brewery? I thought that Yuengling passed Samuel Adams...