Economy - Most Commented


A view of Bitcoin medals. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks.

Who owns the most bitcoin?

Oct 22, 2015
The U.S. Marshals Service is auctioning off more bitcoin seized from Silk Road.
Posted In: bitcoin, Silk Road
Facebook has struck deal with several major publishers to host their content on its servers.

A Facebook request from Vietnam

Oct 22, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.
The issue of a debt limit hike has caused rising tensions in Congress.

The temporary funding patch pattern in Congress

Oct 21, 2015
Congress and the president will continue going around and around.
Posted In: President Obama, funding, Congress
YouTube announces plans for paid, ad-free subscription service.

Would you pay for YouTube?

Oct 21, 2015
It's not cat videos the video giant wants to sell you.
Posted In: YouTube, ads, Google
Bottles of beer and cider produced by Belgian-Brazilian group Anheuser-Busch InBev, (Budweiser, Corona, Stella and Beck's) and British brewer SABMiller (Bulmers and Peroni) line a shelf.

Ich bin ein Beck's

Oct 21, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
Women attend an Operation reinvent session at Fort Campbell.

Un-boot camp for women exiting the military

Oct 20, 2015
The unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans remains higher for women than men.
Posted In: military, veterans, employment

How a secret meeting on Jekyll Island led to the Fed

Oct 20, 2015
Author Lowenstein explains the 'patriotic conspiracy' behind the central bank.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, bank, conspiracies, great depression

Planes, Trains and Automobiles ... and Drones

Oct 20, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.

Introducing Crash Course Economics

Oct 19, 2015
Marketplace's Adriene Hill co-hosts Crash Course Economics.
Posted In: stock markets, happiness

Canadians head to the polls with oil economy in mind

Oct 19, 2015
Some 36,000 people have lost jobs in Alberta’s energy sector this year.
Posted In: Canada, cheap oil, energy