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Good news! The unemployment rate is 6.1 percent

Sep 5, 2014
Bad news, the unemployment rate is (still) 6.1 percent.
Posted In: jobs report, unemployment rate
Productivity

How productive are we? It depends on how you look at it.

Sep 4, 2014
We've been stuck at around a 1 percent increase for the past few years, but the context has changed.
Posted In: productivity, growth, figures

The jobs report: strong, steady job growth takes hold

Sep 4, 2014
Unemployment's likely to keep falling in 2015, but wages aren't rising in response.
Posted In: Unemployment, Job creation, economic growth

Colorful snippets from the Fed's 'Beige Book'

Sep 3, 2014
Really! They're interesting! We promise!
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Beige Book

Overdue reassessments hit homeowners hard

Sep 3, 2014
Some cities and towns hadn't reassessed property values in decades.
Posted In: property tax

IEX scores big investors

Sep 3, 2014
The upstart, alternative system will attempt to become a regulated exchange.
Posted In: dark pools, exchange, IEX

Preventing the next financial crisis

Sep 3, 2014
The FDIC will vote on a rule that's designed to improve the way banks manage risk.

The benefits of working 9 to 5 until you're 95

Sep 3, 2014
More baby boomers are putting off retirement, and it could be good for everyone.
Posted In: baby boomers, Retirement, Chris Farrell
Angelo R. Mozilo

Angelo Mozilo really doesn't get it

Sep 2, 2014
Angelo Mozilo wants to know why people still think he's a villain.
Posted In: Lehman Brothers, financial crisis, Countrywide

Commerce Sec. Penny Pritzker on our export economy

Sep 2, 2014
Host Kai Ryssdal crunches the numbers with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker.
Posted In: Jobs, export-import bank, immigration reform, Commerce Department

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