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Features by Scott Jagow

The people vs the government

The recession has ratcheted up the tension between citizens and their leaders. Nowhere is that more vivid than Colorado Springs. In November,...

Morning Reading

Good morning. Among today's starters: Wall Street laughs at Volcker? How to protect yourself from the deficit. And the winner of last week's...

No wonder they missed Madoff

The Securities and Exchange Commission has deservedly taken heat for Bernie Madoff getting away with his scam for so long. Perhaps some SEC...

The Boom and Bust Rap

Here's what's being passed around the Marketplace office today: A rap video pitting two of the world's most renowned economists against each other...

The CIA on Wall Street

Politico has a story revealing that CIA agents are allowed to moonlight in the private sector, if they get prior approval. Where do you suppose a...

Bloggers call it like they see it

I'm participating in an exciting new project from The Kauffman Foundation on entrepreneurship. I'm on the advisory board for a new quarterly...

Morning Reading

Good morning. A few items to start the day: The government's role in propping up the home prices, how Toyota and the government dropped the ball,...

Blood from a parking meter

Cities grappling with budget holes are turning to drivers for extra revenue. That means privatized parking, longer meter hours, no more free...

The e-book wars

It appears the digital story of 2010 will be the pricing of e-books. This weekend's battle between publisher Macmillan and Amazon is only the...

Oh, the humanity

The president's top economic adviser, Larry Summers, made an interesting comment during a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos. ...

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