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The economics of Russia's moves in Ukraine

Mar 3, 2014
With Russia seizing control in Southern Ukraine, some of the geo-economics of the tension.
Posted In: ukraine, Crimea, Russia

A brief history of snow removal

Feb 14, 2014
What happened to the good ol' snow shovel?
Posted In: snow removal, snow blowers

Singles get all the Valentine's love this year

Feb 14, 2014
From quizzes, to twitter trends and corporate promotions, the currently unattached are getting some attention.
Posted In: Valentine's Day

A simple list of ways to avoid a Sochi spoiler

Feb 9, 2014
A cheat sheet of techniques, apps, and schedules to help you live the spoiler alert lifestyle
Posted In: Sochi, Olympics, spoiler alert

One reason folks aren't charged up over electric vehicles

Feb 6, 2014
A lack of charging station infrastructure is making drivers and investors think twice.
Posted In: EVs, charging stations

The 9 weirdest cities that have hosted the Olympics (and why!)

Feb 6, 2014
Surprised that the Olympics are in a Russian city you've never heard of?
Posted In: Olympics, Sochi

Marketplace's most-viral stories of January 2014

Feb 4, 2014
A look back at our most-shared stories from January 2014.
Posted In: viral, reddit, Stitcher

The president's State of the Union speech, in full

Jan 28, 2014
Read President Obama's prepared remarks for the 2014 State of the Union.

In speech, little said about immigration, gun control

Jan 28, 2014
President Obama does focus on executive action that he can take to address income inequality.
Posted In: SOTU, State of the Union

#givemore or #givemeless: What's your State of the Union wishlist?

Jan 28, 2014
We asked on Twitter for #sotu thoughts.
Posted In: SOTU



About this collection

Special correspondent David Brancaccio and the Economy 4.0 team cover the economy of the future — and how to make it work better for more people. In the wake of the recent crisis, we investigate how the financial regulatory system is (or isn't) being reformed, how that will affect you and how we measure progress. Follow us on Twitter.