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Features by Katharine Crnko

MIDDAY UPDATE: Price spikes in agricultural commodities, Companies to watch in 2011

The price of agricultural commodities has spiked since last summer, according to a report from the U.S. Agriculture Department. Increasing demand...
Posted In: Agriculture, commodities, corn, demand, economic growth, Fastenal, Food, food prices, food riots, Manpower, mid-day update, Qualcomm, wheat

MIDDAY UPDATE: Illinois raises income tax, California's budget, and Haiti -- One year later

Illinois state legislators raised the state income tax from 3 percent to 5 percent, a 66 percent hike. In plain terms, if you owed the Illinois...
Posted In: budget, california, Haiti, Illinois, income tax, mid-day update

MIDDAY UPDATE: Goldman Sachs to increase transparency, The Onion on TV

Goldman Sachs is expected to disclose 39 accounting changes geared to make the transactions it handles more transparent. The investment bank said...
Posted In: Big Book, Goldman Sachs, inequality, investment, mid-day update, Sports, The Daily Show, The Onion

The Haves and the Have Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality

Title: "The Haves and the Have Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality" Author: Branko Milanovic Publisher: Basic Books T...
Posted In: Branko Milanovic

MIDDAY UPDATE: Verizon iPhone, Trans Alaska oil pipeline leak

Tomorrow will be a big day for Verizon Wireless, as the company is expected to announce it soon will offer customers the Apple iPhone. Since the...
Posted In: AT&T, BCS Championship, BP, cell phones, iPhone, iphone 4, mid-day update, Oil, stubhub, Trans Alaska Pipeline, Verizon

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