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Are small businesses really our economic engine?

Jun 4, 2014
It's a line that's often repeated, but is it true?
Posted In: Small Business, dry cleaning

PODCAST: Implementing Chip and PIN; 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Jun 4, 2014
The man behind Fannie and Freddie, Chip and PIN credit cards from Sam's Club, and the blue collar protesters at Tiananmen Square

While more secure, Chip and PIN technology is costly

Jun 4, 2014
A look at what is slowing the change to Chip and PIN technology

The man behind Fannie and Freddie

Jun 4, 2014
In the world of real estate, few people are more powerful than Mel Watt.
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Federal Housing Administration
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The Secret Service wants sarcasm detection software

Jun 3, 2014
The Secret Service wants someone to create software that will detect sarcasm.
Posted In: secret service, sarcasm

Small businesses create new jobs for autistic adults

Jun 3, 2014
Small business models across the U.S. ease young people with autism into work.
Posted In: autism, Small Business
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PODCAST: Chicken wars over sausage; EPA creating green-jobs

Jun 3, 2014
The war for Jimmy Dean's, the creation of green-jobs, and the effort to make more home-grown products in the UK

A revision to the revision

Jun 2, 2014
An economic indicator gets revised twice in the span of three hours.

PODCAST: The EPA cuts emmissions; Seattle raising minimum wage

Jun 2, 2014
More on the EPA's new rule, Seattle's $15 minimum wage, and why HELOCs (a form of second mortage) are on the rise

EPA gives states flexibility in cutting carbon emissions

Jun 2, 2014
More on the EPA's aim to cut power plants' carbon emissions 30% by 2030
Posted In: EPA, carbon emissions