Features By Scott Jagow

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Thanks for the memories

I wanted to let you know that the Scratch Pad archive will remain online indefinitely. It's a pretty interesting chronicle of one of the most...
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The Future

I have news, dear reader. Tomorrow will be the last day of the Scratch Pad blog and my last day at Marketplace....
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An egg on a spoon

That's the economy for you, delicately balanced on a spoon in the egg race that is the country's future. The finish line is a recovery. But the...
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Morning Reading

Good morning. Among the items I've seen so far -- why the government can't see the future, the problem with low interest rates and money literally...
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Optimism?

This could be a big week for gauging the economy's turnaround prospects. Friday's jobs report could be the most positive in many months. And a...
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Morning Reading

Good morning. Hope you had a good weekend. Where's the outrage over Fannie and Freddie? A good question to start the week:...
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Less filling, bad taste

This may be a bit in the weeds, but it's probably worth taking a run at. Investors seem to be warming back up to a certain type of loan known as...
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Wall Street strikes again

You might want to sit down for this one. The US Justice Department is alleging that more than a dozen Wall Street firms were involved in a...
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Who will make the Final Four?

I'm not talking about NCAA basketball tournament. It's time for the annual Worst Company in America bracket from Consumerist! Will AIG defend its...
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Morning Reading

Happy Friday. This morning -- a report on yesterday's dramatic foreclosure hearing in Congress, plus a take on why the word "stimulus" isn't being...

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