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Features by Scott Jagow

The snow job

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke was supposed to testify on Capitol Hill today about the Fed's "exit strategy." But like everyone else in the...

Toyota, apologies and Michael Keaton

Have you seen Toyota's new TV ad? It made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside, like I was watching the end of the 1986 film "Gung Ho". Remember...

Morning Reading

Good morning. Here's what I've seen so far -- The eharmony of job search websites, an interesting tale from Uruguay and Greece and the case...

The Wolves and the Sheep

I read an article in the New York Times which points out the difficult task the SEC faces in trying to stay ahead of Wall Street. It reads like...

A gift horse for health reform?

Just when you thought health care reform was dead in Congress, along comes Anthem Blue Cross. The insurance company and its parent, Wellpoint, are...

Flying cheap, tired and untrained

If you've ever flown a "puddle-jumper," you might want to catch the Frontline documentary, Flying Cheap, tonight on PBS. Correspondent Miles O...

Morning Reading

Good morning. A few things to start the day: Maybe the US needs to lose its AAA credit rating, California needs to learn that Social Security...

Mad banker scientists

The R&D departments at the big banks are still experimenting in their laboratories. The latest idea for financial "innovation" comes from...

The economy is so bad...

Perhaps we can contribute to the growing collection of one-liners about the economy. You don't even need to use your imagination. I've come up...

The inflation bomb and Charles Darwin

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will tell Congress this week how the Fed plans to diffuse the $1 trillion bomb ticking away inside the banks....

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