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Facebook holds talks with at least half a dozen media companies about hosting their content.

The one with all the Facebook friends

Mar 31, 2015
Here are the numbers we're watching and reading for on Tuesday.
A foreclosure sign

When foreclosure cases drag on for years

Mar 30, 2015
Homeowners may find themselves living mortgage-free for life
Posted In: mortgage crisis, home ownership, banking
A restaurant tab

In an age of equality, who should pay for dates?

Mar 30, 2015
Women rarely pick up the tab on first dates, even those out-earning the man
Posted In: gender roles, dating
World leaders gathered at the G20 Summit late last year to discuss economic growth, which undoubtedly excluded their own economic fortunes.

A dingo ate my international leader's passport

Mar 30, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.

Women lag in well-paid blue-collar jobs

Mar 27, 2015
There are programs to train more women for those jobs, but progress is slow.
Posted In: employment, women, construction

Two apps, both alike in functionality

Mar 27, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.

Why borrowers turn to pricey payday loans

Mar 26, 2015
People need payday lenders because there is no alternative.
Posted In: CFPB, banks payday lenders, infrastructure
Wall Street

Balancing collaboration and skepticism in regulation

Mar 26, 2015
Why one Wall Street lawyer thinks "regulatory capture" is a myth.
Posted In: Wall Street, bank bailout, financial bailout

All the President's Pens

Mar 26, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.
Committee chair Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) spoke during a U.S. House Budget Committee markup on the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for FY 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

The sequester's not-so-stringent budget cap

Mar 25, 2015
The Budget Control Act of 2011 is supposed to cap government spending.
Posted In: budget, sequestration, congressional budget