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The best part of waking up ... is no longer Folgers

Feb 25, 2015
Here are the numbers we're watching for Wednesday.
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies during a hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee February 24, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

'Audit the Fed' illustrates the politics behind policy

Feb 24, 2015
Sen. Rand Paul's call for more oversight of the Fed is a reliable applause line.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, chairman of the federal reserve, audit
A copy of S. 2280, a bill which would approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, is arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C.

Keystone XL vetoed, and the Eurozone kicks the can

Feb 24, 2015
The line of the day goes to President Obama, by way of the Marketplace Desk of News We Could have Told You Yesterday.
Posted In: Keystone XL, Greece, Eurozone, veto
Despite bewilderingly low interest rates and an apparently improving economy, the housing market is still faltering.

The housing market is still struggling

Feb 24, 2015
Why housing numbers are still cloudy
Posted In: Housing, real estate

Supreme Court considers retirement plan lawsuits

Feb 24, 2015
Supremes consider how long employees should have to sue employers.
Posted In: Retirement, retirement planning, retirement savings plan
Shell Oil leads negotiations in the largest U.S. refinery strike in decades.

Gas prices inch up as refinery strike continues

Feb 24, 2015
With the largest U.S. refinery strike in decades, how are prices being affected?
Posted In: big oil, refineries, Shell, oil rig
The Uber app is displayed on an iPhone. Several unpopular circumstances have plunged public opinion of the company and its leadership.

Uber's valuation is surging

Feb 24, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.
US President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the American Association of Retired Persons headquarters in Washington, DC, regarding retirement security.

The magic and misery of compounding

Feb 23, 2015
Dodgy investments can cut the amount retirees earn through compounding.
Posted In: brokers, investments, Retirement
Despite the risk of shutting down looming, the Department of Homeland Security also consistently ranks worst for morale among large government agencies.

The DHS needs a morale boost

Feb 23, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security consistently ranks worst in morale among large government agencies.
Posted In: DHS, morale, government agencies
American kids receive around $4 per tooth from the tooth fairy.

Tooth fairies reimburse an average of $4 per tooth

Feb 23, 2015
Not even the tooth fairy can escape inflation
Posted In: tooth fairy, childhood, dentist

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