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Chocolate is more expensive. Everything is terrible.

Feb 13, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.
During a 2012 strike, container ships remain anchored at the entrance to the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors.

Port lockouts and the sea's importance in supply chain

Feb 12, 2015
What happens when your ship comes in, and there’s no one to unload your goods.
Posted In: sea ports, strike, imports, exports, cargo
Chickens on a farm north of Cairo.

12 crazy facts about chickens, and then some

Feb 12, 2015
At any one time, 20 billion chickens are alive and squawking on our planet.
Posted In: chickens, Vatican, farms, livestock

Workers strike while the economy is hot

Feb 12, 2015
Partly because a stronger economy means a stronger bargaining position.
Posted In: strike, labor rights, labor

Asking fans to help build a stadium

Feb 12, 2015
A developer is crowd-sourcing the funds to rebuild the Detroit Tigers' stadium.
Posted In: Detroit, baseball, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding

'You've got mail' (and a spunky dial-up business)

Feb 12, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.
President Obama

What it takes to get a soldier's boots on the ground

Feb 11, 2015
A military-led operation against ISIS would require significant civilian support.
Posted In: President Obama, ISIL, defense, contractors

The connection between hacking and tax fraud

Feb 11, 2015
A flood of phony TurboTax filings is raising concerns of identity theft tax fraud.
Posted In: turbotax, Anthem, identity theft
Walmart

Wal-Mart, eh?

Feb 11, 2015
Here are the numbers we're watching for Wednesday.
Job Fair Held In Midtown Manhattan

Labor's monthly jobs report and the middle class

Feb 10, 2015
Over the past year, more jobs have been created in the middle of the pay scale.
Posted In: JOLTS, job market, low-wage

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