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How much would it cost us to eliminate the penny?

May 21, 2014
Kai Ryssdal thinks it makes cents to say goodbye.
Posted In: coins
President Obama Meets With Business Leaders

Is 'insourcing' enough to boost the U.S. economy?

May 20, 2014
President Obama is touting companies that have made investments in the U.S.
Posted In: SelectUSA, foreign investment
SelectUSA 2013

President Obama makes a sales pitch for the U.S.

May 20, 2014
"It was getting harder for Ohio to go compete against Singapore.”
Posted In: foreign investment, world, global economics, Barack Obama

The Wrap: Keep chuggin' along

May 16, 2014
Bonds, inflation, housing: we review this week in the economy
Posted In: Housing, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, bonds, inflation, Timothy Geithner

Economists find same-sex marriage gives a boost

May 16, 2014
The tenth anniversary of same-sex marriage in America.
Posted In: marriage equality, marriage, gay rights

PODCAST: Some (temporary) relief at the pump

May 16, 2014
Gas prices are leveling off. A new rail line in London. TV's upfronts.

The latest cryptocurrency: Guncoin

May 15, 2014
For "the love of firearms, computing and investing."
Posted In: guns, Cryptocurrency, bitcoin

Meet Thomas Piketty's translator

May 15, 2014
The translator of "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" is something of a star.
Posted In: Thomas Piketty, economists, translation

Contemporary art: A terrible investment?

May 15, 2014
It's not just the art, it's the spectacle and the production surrounding it.
Posted In: art, museums

PODCAST: The inflation-interest paradox

May 15, 2014
Fast food workers across more than 30 countries protest for better wages. And small-scale entrepreneurs are taking aim at that urban ritual of waiting for the bus.
Posted In: inflation, fast food, entrepreneurs

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