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Pension advances draw scrutiny

Sep 29, 2015
Are plans that buy future pension payments for a lump sum basically pricey loans?
Posted In: pension funds, pensions, pension
The Rief family in Molalla, Oregon.

Young buyers want to live in the 'burbs

Sep 29, 2015
Faced with soaring prices in the hottest urban markets, young would-be homebuyers will likely flock to the suburbs.
Posted In: buying a home, home, real estate
Oil pumps in operation at an oilfield near central Los Angeles. Domestic oil production has increased dramatically in recent years.

Push to lift ban on crude oil exports gains steam

Sep 29, 2015
The ban has been in place for four decades.
Posted In: crude oil, exports, imports
Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich testifies before the Joint Economic Committee back in 2014 in Washington, D.C. Reich joined a panel testifying on the topic of income inequality in the U.S., the subject of his new book "Saving Capitalism."

Robert Reich is trying to save capitalism

Sep 29, 2015
The former labor secretary's new book is about remaking a system that works for everyone.
Posted In: capitalism, Robert Reich

Dying is easy. Comedy is hard. Dropping the mic is harder.

Sep 29, 2015
A comedian explains why some mics are better than others.
Posted In: comedy, comedian, Pro Tool

Panda poop could fuel biofuel

Sep 29, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.

It's getting hot in here

Sep 28, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.
Pope Francis delivers an address to the General Assembly of the United Nations on Friday in New York City.

The pope has a lot to say about the global economy

Sep 25, 2015
Pope Francis is in the U.S. for a few days, and he's talking about our economy.
Posted In: the pope, pope francis, catholicism
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping toast during a state luncheon for China at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. on Friday. The U.S. and China have reached an agreement on cybertheft.

Weekly Wrap: Volkswagen, interest rates and cybertheft

Sep 25, 2015
Sudeep Reddy and Nela Richardson join Adriene Hill to recap the week that was.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, China, U.S., cybersecurity, interest rates, Volkswagen