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What's next for the Federal Reserve?

Mar 16, 2011
After meeting yesterday, the Federal Reserve said it's keeping an eye on what's happening around the world, but for the time being, it's still business as usual.

Fed meets amid uncertain demand for Treasurys

Mar 15, 2011
The biggest buyers of U.S. Treasurys -- the Federal Reserve, China and Japan -- may be losing their appetite. What does that mean for interest rates?

Higher gas prices create political pressure

Mar 15, 2011
Senate Democrats fearing blame for rising gas prices could waver on support for Obama proposals on environment.

Colorado's cracked dams create budget dilemma

Mar 15, 2011
Colorado faces a tough budget year due to the loss of tax revenue and growing costs to keep programs and services running. It's inspired some creative thinking to fix the state's dams.

Think You Can Balance Colorado's Budget? Try It.

Mar 15, 2011
It's not exactly World of Warcraft, but Backseat Budgeter tries to turn balancing a state budget into a game. Get started and you'll see a gas-ta...
Posted In: Backseat Budgeter, colorado, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Governor John Hickenlooper

When a lobbyist's client is Egypt

Mar 14, 2011
Lobbyists show a country the ropes in the U.S. -- and how to pull them.

Toiling over the reparations from the BP oil spill

Mar 14, 2011
Ken Feinberg discusses the complications and controversies stemming from his work overseeing the compensation funds for the BP oil spill and 9/11.

Weekly Wrap: The budget, oil prices

Mar 11, 2011
Kai Ryssdal goes over the past week's financial news with Sudeep Reddy from the Wall Street Journal and Leigh Gallagher from Fortune Magazine. This week: The budget fight in Washington, and the oil bubble.
Posted In: Oil

Utah debates immigration reform

Mar 11, 2011
The state is debating between a bill that would tighten immigration enforcement and one that would create a guest worker program.
Posted In: Immigration

Budget cuts threaten SEC, CFTC

Mar 11, 2011
Economy 4.0 special correspondent David Brancaccio talks with Jeremy Hobson about whether budgets for the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulators will be cut just as they try to comply with the new financial reform law.

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