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Pardon my (economic) language

Jul 16, 2014
Here's a new economic indicator for you: The frequency of CEO profanity.
Posted In: CEOs, economic indicators, recession, language
Central Valley farmers drilling water

California farms pumping water to make up for drought

Jul 16, 2014
Farmers face stark cutbacks in irrigation water but are pumping their own
Posted In: California drought 2014, drought, farmers

Dallas Fed Chair: Time to lose monetary "beer goggles"

Jul 16, 2014
Chairman Richard W. Fisher says the nation's monetary policy needs to sober up.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Dallas, monetary policy

Bank of America could shell out as much as $10 billion

Jul 16, 2014
A look at how much Bank of America has set aside for mortgage settlements.
Posted In: mortgage crisis, Bank of America, earnings report

Washington's still kicking the can down the road

Jul 16, 2014
Washington has been dysfunctional for years now. Will things ever change?
Posted In: monetary policy, Washington D.C.

If California were divided into six states...

Jul 15, 2014
In which direct democracy shoots itself in the foot.
Posted In: california, Silicon Valley, ballot initiatives
Infrastructure

'Stopgap' government frustrates feds and businesses

Jul 15, 2014
Governing by crisis makes the federal government wasteful and inefficient.
Posted In: Economy, government spending, funding

Highway spending slowed by gridlock in Congress

Jul 15, 2014
Some states are already moving forward with their own infrastructure funding.
Posted In: highway trust fund, infrastructure

When is joining a bull market asking for trouble?

Jul 14, 2014
People who sat out the years-long bull market are joining in. Is that a bad sign?
Posted In: bull market, Investing, economic growth

What brings people to cities with unhappy residents?

Jul 14, 2014
A study suggests residents of Rust Belt cities tend to say they aren't happy.
Posted In: happiness, economics of happiness

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