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We come in peace (burgers)

Sep 21, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.
Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen answers questions at a news conference following a Federal Open Market Committee meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C. The committee reaffirmed its view that the current target range for the federal funds rate

Weekly Wrap: Interest rates and government shutdowns

Sep 18, 2015
Leigh Gallagher and David Gura join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, government shutdown, interest rates, Federal Reserve, republican debate
There will be hundreds of scripted shows on TV by the end of the year.

Winter is coming, but there's lots to watch on TV

Sep 18, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.
Posted In: apple, television, China, cyberattacks

Bill Nye on what science knowledge is worth

Sep 18, 2015
Wish you'd paid closer attention in science class?
Posted In: Bill Nye, Science, STEM, economic mobility
A foreclosure sign

Home foreclosures down, bank repos up

Sep 17, 2015
Banks are clearing out 'bottom-of-the-barrel homes.'
Posted In: foreclosure, foreclosed homes, home ownership

Saving seniors hope for higher interest rates

Sep 17, 2015
So do pension fund managers.
Posted In: interest rates, Fed, The Fed

Altice has a vision for Cablevision

Sep 17, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.
Workers from HMSHost, an airport food-service company, along with union representatives threaten a strike against HMSHOST at the Miami International Airport last December because of wages.

Low wages partly to blame for stagnant inflation rates

Sep 16, 2015
Frozen wages and a changing economy are limiting consumer demand, despite growth.
Posted In: inflation, Fed, wages, interest rates

The Banker's Almanac: A guide to interest rates

Sep 16, 2015
One comedian makes some predictions about the Fed's decision.
Posted In: interest rates, weather, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve