Kate Davidson is a regular contributor to Marketplace.
Features by Kate Davidson
Posted In: apologies, Obamacare
It seems like people have been talking themselves hoarse with apologies lately -- a lot of them for the flawed roll-out of Obamacare.
Posted In: Snowden, nsa, Booz Allen Hamilton
Edward Snowden’s former employer, Booz Allen Hamilton, announces earnings. Did it feel a Snowden penalty?
Posted In: Oil, energy, history, Richard Nixon
How did the 1973 oil crisis convince Americans to reduce energy consumption?
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, government shutdown
Analysts, executives, and journalists are left with a patchwork of numbers put together by private firms and academics in the absence of federal data during the partial government shutdown.
Posted In: international monetary fund, World Bank, debt ceiling, government shutdown 2013
Shutdown. Looming default. Change at the Federal Reserve. These are anxious times as global financial leaders gather in Washington.
Posted In: Silk Road, hacking, drugs
There is a bail hearing Wednesday for the alleged mastermind behind the website Silk Road, where users could buy drugs, guns, and even hitmen.
Posted In: Supreme Court, campaign finance, Citizens United
Today the Supreme Court hears arguments in a campaign finance case you could call the sequel to the landmark campaign finance case Citizens United.
Posted In: Housing, housing crisis, TARP
The Treasury Department has changed the rules on a program meant to help people hit by the housing crisis stay in their homes, allowing states to use some money from the $7.6 billion foreclosure prevention program to demolish homes instead.
Posted In: Postal Service, shipping, post office
Class division in the United States can be stark, in one small way, tough financial times at the Postal Service are uniting the classes.
Posted In: consumer confidence
Consumer confidence increased in August, outpacing economists’ predictions.