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After Europe's bond move, all eyes on the Fed

Sep 7, 2012
The European Central Bank says it will buy sovereign bonds to prop up ailing economies. What will the Federal Reserve do next week?
Posted In: Federal Reserve

The ultimate safety net: Grandparents

Sep 7, 2012
New surveys show grandparents are providing financial support to grandchildren even when it hurts their retirement savings.
Posted In: grandparents, spending, Saving, Retirement

Keep it simple

Sep 7, 2012
Bank regulation and personal finance is just as simple as catching a frisbee -- even a dog can do it.
Posted In: bank regulations, Personal Finance

Bernanke's low mortgage rate

Sep 6, 2012
Thanks to financial disclosure rules, we know what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke pays on his mortgage.
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, mortgage

Middle class moochers?

Sep 6, 2012
How tax exemptions and subsidies help pay for the American lifestyle.
Posted In: big government, government, subsidies

Waiting for the big jobs report

Sep 6, 2012
August job creation may have been good. But it's not clear any improvement can change voters' minds now.
Posted In: Jobs

PODCAST: The ECB's bond-buying plan, McDonald's goes all-veggie

Sep 6, 2012
Despite -- or maybe because of -- recent mass shootings in the U.S., gun manufacturers are reporting peak profits. The European Central Bank announces a bond-buying plan. McDonald's is opening two all-vegetarian restaurants in India. David Gura reports on a father and son in North Carolina who have differing views on the upcoming election. And Gallup asked American workers how satisfied they were with 13 aspects of their jobs.

Planned layoffs drop to lowest level in two years

Sep 6, 2012
According to job placement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas, the number of planned layoffs at U.S. companies dropped 37 percent from a year ago.
Posted In: Jobs, layoffs

Most Americans feel satisfied with their jobs

Sep 6, 2012
Gallup's latest polls reveal only 1 in 10 Americans say that they are dissatisfied with their jobs. It's a major jump from the results from two decades ago.
Posted In: Jobs

Europe's big bond bet and what it means for the U.S.

Sep 5, 2012
Europe will likely announce a big bond-buying program tomorrow. The U.S. Fed will be watching.
Posted In: Fed, QE3, Federal Reserve, Europe debt crisis, whiteboard

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