Oct 3, 2012 As President Obama and Mitt Romney practice their talking points and zingers on the American economy, Freakonomics reveals why we may never get big-time economic growth back.
Sep 28, 2012 You've heard warnings about the economic disaster that could happen if Congress fails to avoid a fiscal cliff. But what is the fiscal cliff anyway? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch enlists the support of his friends Thelma and Louise in this three-minute explanation.
Sep 24, 2012 We've said it before, and we'll say it again: the economy and the stock market are not one and the same. The performance of the economy under a president is open to wide interpretation. The stock market, on the hand... Well, we can measure that.
Sep 4, 2012 As car makers report higher sales, a strengthening housing market can play a role.
Aug 24, 2012 A married man in his forties reflects on his choice to not have children.
Aug 23, 2012 New data from Gallup shows that 25 percent of Mississippi residents have struggled to feed their families at some point over the last 12 months. On average, 18 percent of respondents in the U.S. say they've lacked money for food at least once recently.
Aug 22, 2012 Conflicted news from Federal Reserve reflects tentative relationship drags on between Americans and their money.
Jul 20, 2012 Piggy will be headed to paradise, to the home of one listener who took the financially sound advice of a TV dad.
Jul 18, 2012 In his new novel, "A Hologram for the King," Dave Eggers muses on manufacturing and the global economy though the eyes of a struggling American businessman in Saudi Arabia.