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How much is that MBA paying off

Apr 8, 2015
Here are the numbers we are reading and watching on Wednesday
A man removes Euro currency bills from a wallet in Berlin, Germany.

Greeks talk reparations while Germans talk euro debt

Apr 7, 2015
Greece says Germany owes it about $300 billion in reparations for World War II.
Posted In: Greece, Germany, Greek debt, world economies, World War II, war reparations
Hanjin shipping containers arrive at the Port of Portland in 2010.

Shipping firms' departures sink Port of Portland

Apr 7, 2015
The pullouts by Hanjin and Hapag-Lloyd threaten the port's container business.
Posted In: shipping, shipping ports, container ship, Portland, shipping costs

Stormy weather ahead for the Weather Channel

Apr 7, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.
Screenshot from a 2015 Turbo Tax commercial asking, "Did you get married last year?"

Getting married can cost you at tax time

Apr 6, 2015
When both spouses earn similar incomes, married couples may pay more in taxes.
Posted In: Taxes, marriage penalty, Earned Income Tax Credit, marriage, tax
A woman in a car flashes the 'V for Victory' sign and waves an Iranian flag as people celebrate on Valiasr street in northern Tehran on April 2, 2015, after the announcement of an agreement on Iran nuclear talks.

Iran has big economic potential ... eventually

Apr 6, 2015
Before it can grow, the country's post-sanction economy must modernize.
Posted In: Iran, nuclear, Iran sanctions, world economies, sanctions, middle east

Just a small town store with big town dreams

Apr 6, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.

Building an equitable bike-share economy

Apr 3, 2015
Can bike shares become part of public transit?
Posted In: bike share, bikes, cycling, bike sharing

Nevada Supreme Court faces budget shortfall

Apr 3, 2015
The Nevada Supreme Court's budget is linked to the number of traffic tickets.
Posted In: Nevada, tickets, police, government funding

The economics of arcade claw games

Apr 3, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.

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