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Are European banks feeling more heat than U.S. ones?

Jun 27, 2014
Reports that BNP Paribas will pay almost $9 billion in penalties.

Quit your job! It proves the economy's getting better

Jun 27, 2014
After plummeting in the recession, the rate of voluntary job-quitting is slowly rising. But it's not high enough to show the job market is healthy, yet.
Posted In: quitting your job, unemployement

Space tourism: Still for the future, New Mexico learns

Jun 27, 2014
Virgin Galactic hopes to bring space and terrestrial tourists to New Mexico.
Posted In: New Mexico, space, space travel

Why bank loans are getting riskier

Jun 26, 2014
Banks are relaxing the terms in their loans. And that makes them riskier.
Posted In: covenants, cov-lite loans, OOC

Report finds Latinos are underrepresented in the media

Jun 26, 2014
One of the fastest growing ethnic groups is largely absent from American media.
Posted In: Latinos, media
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GDP fell, and is rising again

Jun 25, 2014
The U.S. economy contracted 2.9 percent in the first quarter. Severe winter weather drove the decline. Spring has been much rosier for the economy.
Posted In: GDP

Rich politicians emphasize humble beginnings

Jun 24, 2014
Politicians talk about wealth in varying ways: Did you work hard, or was it luck?
Posted In: Congress

The numbers behind the Export-Import bank

Jun 24, 2014
The Export-Import Bank has been in the news this week. But what exactly is it?
Posted In: Kevin McCarthy, Ex-Im Bank

D.C. starts taxing more services, like yoga studios

Jun 24, 2014
Yoga classes, tanning salons and carpet cleaners will all be hit with a new tax.
Posted In: yoga, Taxes, Washington D.C.

Explaining the stock split: Some financial gymnastics

Jun 24, 2014
In the end, stock splits are all about making shares more appealing to investors.
Posted In: stock split, apple

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