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Alhambra residents vote on Election Day at the Alhambra Fire Station #71 in Alhambra, Los Angeles County.

The economics of a runoff election

Nov 5, 2014
How is money raised and spent in a runoff election?
Posted In: runoff, elections, voting, Louisiana, Georgia

Voters decide U.S. minimum wage landscape for 2015

Nov 5, 2014
Voters in four states voted to increase the minimum wage.
Posted In: minimum wage, 2014 elections, ballot initiatives, Congress
Men with Cabot Oil and Gas work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site in South Montrose, Pa.

Low oil prices could hurt drillers carrying high debt

Nov 4, 2014
Energy companies that need to borrow to keep drilling could be hurt by low prices
Posted In: big oil, fracking, investors, oil industry
2014 Dodge Ram

With gas prices down, we're buying more SUVs

Nov 4, 2014
Car buyers are impulsive, but not necessarily 'dumb.'
Posted In: crude oil, gas prices, consumer spending, consumer behavior

Black-owned funeral homes face existential challenge

Nov 4, 2014
As black neighborhoods change, funeral directors are struggling to adapt.
Posted In: funerals, cremation, death

The unexpected budget lines

Nov 3, 2014
Experts say the federal budget is likely to be punctuated with new, previously unexpected spending.
Posted In: Britain, Ebola, government spending
 U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Janet Yellen during a press conference to nominate her to head the Federal Reserve in the State Dining Room at the White House.

Whatever happens election day, it's Yellen's economy

Nov 3, 2014
If balances of power change in the election, the chairman of the Fed won't.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, chairman of the federal reserve, The Fed, Barack Obama

Is unemployment really worse in the South?

Nov 3, 2014
Jobless rates are up in some Southern states. But the numbers may be misleading.
Posted In: Unemployment, South, job market

Starbucks CEO co-authors book on valuing veterans

Nov 3, 2014
Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran discuss the importance of hiring veterans.
Posted In: veterans, starbucks, Howard Schultz
Are you scared of this picture? Probably.

Weekend Brunch: Midterm elections and things we're scared of

Oct 31, 2014
A look at the upcoming 2014 midterm elections, plus what are you scared of?
Posted In: clowns, GDP, midterm elections, fear

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