Kate Archer Kent
Aug 17, 2012 A fisherman's son escapes Vietnam to New Orleans, only have to have to escape again.
Aug 14, 2012 The Grammy Award-winning trombonist Stafford Agee is moonlighting as an instrument repairman -- working out of his sweltering garage to make sure New Orleans-area high schoolers have working horns.
Aug 9, 2012 As many young adults struggle with finding a job and paying off student loans, and as families across the country work to pay off their mortgage, another group of people is even more worried about the future: those close to retirement.
Jul 17, 2012 Americans spent less on cars, computers and other retail items in June, held back by concerns about job stability and the global economy.
Jul 5, 2012 Ahead of tomorrow's June jobs report, data today shows the number of planned job cuts at U.S. companies has dropped to the lowest level in 13 months.
Jul 3, 2012 Some sobering news on the latest economic data and what's trading like ahead of the 4th of July holiday?
Jun 27, 2012 Metros with high-tech, manufacturing and reviving housing sectors also recover faster.
Jun 21, 2012 Marketplace's Chris Farrell argues that this recovery is more similar to the jobless recoveries of the 1990s and 2000s than of the 1980s and 1970s, and he talks about what to expect going forward.
Jun 12, 2012 A new report from the Federal Reserve shows that the median net worth of the American househeld is down 40 percent since 2007 and income is down 7 percent.