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A cold glass of inflation to go with your cookies

Feb 4, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
President Obama speaks about the administration's fiscal year 2016 budget request released Feb. 2, 2015.

More jobs research? Add it to the budget

Feb 3, 2015
Data on "the quits rate" will track those who leave jobs in search of something better.
Posted In: jobs number, fiscal budget, Barack Obama

What's changed in the credit ratings business?

Feb 3, 2015
"Transformed" industry has more regulatory oversight and internal safeguards.
Posted In: ratings agencies, S&P, mortgage crisis
A 5 million denomination note sits atop a stack of notes for the new Monopoly City version of the classic board game.

How to avoid raising a spoiled brat

Feb 3, 2015
... or how to raise kids who are smart about money.
Posted In: spoiled kids, children, Kids and money

Secret sauce, public sale

Feb 3, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.
Groundhog handler Ben Hughes with Punxsutawney Phil.

Budget day feels a lot like Groundhog Day

Feb 2, 2015
...but this year is hardly a repeat of last.
Posted In: Groundhog Day, President Obama

A post Super Bowl huddle up

Feb 2, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.
Renzo Salazar maintains the yard around a foreclosed home in Miami.

Homeownership rate dips to lowest level in 20 years

Jan 30, 2015
A drop in homeownership might — or might not — be a key economic indicator.
Posted In: real estate, home, Housing, home ownership
A jobs fair at the Bronx Public Library in New York City.

Wages and benefits see highest bump in six years

Jan 30, 2015
Pay, benefits costs grew at annual rate of 2.2 percent in 2014 – a telling trend.
Posted In: wages, benefits, employment
President Barack Obama speaks in Washington, D.C. about a failed procedural vote on a bill to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

The accidental origin of the $15 minimum-wage movement

Jan 30, 2015
Push to unionize workers in tiny town outside Seattle ignites a national cause.
Posted In: minimum wage, local economy, local government

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