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U.S. Treasury to sell $18 billion in AIG stock

Sep 10, 2012
Stock sale would reduce the U.S. government's stake in the once-troubled insurance firm to less than half for the first time since it bailed out AIG in 2008.
Posted In: AIG, U.S. Treasury

One proposal to fix Medicare, tax code

Sep 10, 2012
Fortune Magazine’s Allan Sloan discusses his solutions to fixing Social Security, Medicare, and the tax code – without the help of politicians.
Posted In: Medicare, Social Security

Weekly Wrap: That four letter word j-o-b-s

Sep 7, 2012
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: jobs. Reaction to the latest jobs report and what steps the Federal Reserve might take next.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap

When the unemployed stop looking for jobs

Sep 7, 2012
Discouraged workers give up after months of fruitless job seeking.
Posted In: Jobs, unemployed, long-term unemployed

PODCAST: August jobs numbers, grandparents providing more

Sep 7, 2012
August's unemployment numbers are out today. Next week, all eyes turn to the Fed, which will detail its next big move, small move, or… no move. A University of Chicago study shows grandparents are giving more financial support and providing more babysitting help in recent years. The San Antonio school district started making its lunches healthier with a goal of fighting obesity -- and it's making money. And when it comes to home insurance, read the fine print.

QE3 ahoy!

Sep 7, 2012
Today's gloomy jobs report makes another round of quantitative easing a lot more likely.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, QE3, whiteboard

Obama adviser Alan Krueger on the August jobs report

Sep 7, 2012
The chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers talks about the president's plans for the future.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

U.S. adds 96,000 jobs in August, unemployment drops to 8.1%

Sep 7, 2012
The August jobs numbers come below expectations, though the unemployment rate drops to 8.1 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Insured see climbing rates, as coverage declines

Sep 7, 2012
Consumer advocates say there's a trend in the home insurance industry to lower coverage in order to keep rates from increasing too much.
Posted In: home insurance

After Europe's bond move, all eyes on the Fed

Sep 7, 2012
The European Central Bank says it will buy sovereign bonds to prop up ailing economies. What will the Federal Reserve do next week?
Posted In: Federal Reserve

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