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The return of manufacturing?

Feb 22, 2012
The GOP candidates and President Obama all have plans to boost manufacturing, but commentator Robert Reich says they're mostly wishful thinking.
Posted In: manufacturing, unions, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Barack Obama

Military impostors hurt real veterans

Feb 17, 2012
Former Marine and commentator Scott Lyon says impostors give Americans a false view of veterans.
Posted In: impostors, veterans, military

Sick to death of saving

Feb 17, 2012
Commentator Zo Webster has been a saver all her life - but recently she's begun to change her tune.
Posted In: Saving, frugality, spending, Banks, Money

The economy's looking up, but can Obama take credit?

Feb 16, 2012
Commentator Megan McArdle says no president has that much control over the economy.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, Economy

Congress extends unemployment benefits

Feb 15, 2012
But commentator Betsey Stevenson says they're only just masking the need to reform how we help the unemployed.
Posted In: Unemployment, unemployment benefits, jobless benefits

Healing in a new home

Feb 10, 2012
When commentator Jen Miller's love hit the rocks, she did something unusual -- she called a mortgage broker. But she didn't lose her head.
Posted In: home, purchase, mortgage

The GOP candidates largely agree on what ails the country

Feb 8, 2012
But commentator Robert Reich says they miss the cause.
Posted In: GOP, 2012 election

Are we still a land of 'meat and potatoes?'

Feb 6, 2012
Commentator Mark Bittman says for many, beef is no longer what's for dinner.
Posted In: meat, Food

You can get your dream job in this economy

Feb 3, 2012
Many college grads feel betrayed when they can't find a job commensurate with their education. But Ramit Sethi of "I Will Teach You To Be Rich" says that it is possible to get your dream job -- if you're willing to work for it.
Posted In: Jobs, employment, Economy, Unemployment, college, Education

Retracted: A note about our recent commentary

Feb 2, 2012
More about our retraction of the first-person commentary, titled "Returning Veteran has Few Marketable Skills"
Posted In: Editor's Note

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Marketplace coverage of Europe's debt crisis and how it's affecting the U.S. and world markets.