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Chinese laborers repair an oil pumping unit at an oilfield on the outskirts of Hejian city, Hebei province, China.

Disappointing economic growth in China

Jan 20, 2015
The numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.
A McDonald's drive-through worker hands an order to a customer in San Francisco.

The rich get richer, with no end in sight

Jan 19, 2015
The wealthiest 1% of people may soon control more than 50% of the world's wealth.
Posted In: Rich, one percent, oxfam, wealth disparity
The scene at the opening of the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

PODCAST: The World Economic Forum

Jan 19, 2015
The World Economic Forum convenes, obstacles facing female CEOs, and practice cyber wars.

Addressing the obstacles facing female CEOs

Jan 19, 2015
CEO Jules Pieri says women shouldn't think outside the box, they should create it.
Posted In: female, women in management, women in tech
A construction crane hangs off of the side of the luxury high-rise One57  in New York City.

When owning an apartment means paying $13,000 a foot

Jan 19, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.
Potential applicants wait to enter a job fair in New York City.

A quasi-healthy job market for 2015

Jan 16, 2015
Some economists say the jobs being created now don't deliver enough economic punch.
Posted In: Job creation, employment
Taylor Swift poses at the Guess Portrait Studio during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

Maybe Obama should just 'Shake it Off'

Jan 16, 2015
John Boehner takes aim at Barack Obama with a dozen Taylor Swift GIFs.
Posted In: Taylor Swift, John Boehner, Barack Obama, State of the Union
Two men ride all terrain vehicles on a bank along the frozen Arctic Ocean in Browerville in northern Alaska.

Free shipping a boon for Alaska's Amazon customers

Jan 16, 2015
Rural Alaskans are taking advantage of Amazon Prime's free shipping.
Posted In: Amazon, Alaska, shipping, rural

What DeSean Jackson Taught Us About Economic Mobility

Jan 16, 2015
You Can't Change Where You're From
Posted In: DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia, street gangs

PODCAST: Breaking the Google Glass

Jan 16, 2015
Travel to Cuba, the end of Google Glass, and digging for sand in the midwest.

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