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Gaza

Can a rebuilt Gaza build an economy?

Aug 6, 2014
Repairing the damage will cost billions. But Gaza still won't have an economy.
Posted In: Gaza Strip, Israel
Wall Street

Banks' 'living wills' aren't looking so good

Aug 5, 2014
Banks still don't have realistic plans for an "orderly failure."
Posted In: Banks, bankruptcy, Dodd-Frank law, financial reform, FDIC

Wasn't the US going to start using the metric system?

Aug 5, 2014
John Bemelmans Marciano says the U.S has basically gone metric, if not officially.
Posted In: metric system, history

Why are more people joining credit unions?

Aug 5, 2014
Credit unions have seen a spike in membership since 2011.
Posted In: credit unions
US-POLITICS-OBAMA

States raise transportation taxes after federal cuts

Aug 5, 2014
We look at how states are looking at upping taxes to fill the holes in our roads.
Posted In: Transportation, roads, infrastructure
Banco Espirito Santo

In Portugal, a 'bad bank' saves the day

Aug 4, 2014
Portugal uses a good bank/bad bank strategy to rescue Banco Espirito Santo.
Posted In: Portugal, Banks, bad debt

"Mini" muni bonds — double your money, help your city

Aug 4, 2014
Denver hopes to attract a whole different class of bond buyers.
Posted In: bonds, municipal bonds
Jobs

More jobs, but wages stay flat

Aug 1, 2014
More Americans are working, but average wages aren't keeping up with inflation.
Posted In: Jobs, low wages, inflation, economic recovery

Photographing the wage gap over time

Aug 1, 2014
Jim Goldberg compares two economic classes through his collection of photographs.
House Construction Building Shell

As housing recovers, a shortage of skilled workers

Aug 1, 2014
During the housing downturn, construction workers moved to other industries.
Posted In: Housing, labor, construction

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