Dec 9, 2013 Think of the U.S. Congress as a procrastinating undergrad, prone to sleeping in. Lawmakers don’t hesitate to hit the “snooze button.”
Dec 2, 2013 The economic choices underlying those protests in Ukraine that are all over the news today.
Nov 18, 2013 A virtual currency like Bitcoin has benefits to its users, including secrecy. Congress wants to understand its advantages and its security concerns.
Nov 5, 2013 The OECD releases its “How’s Life?” study today where it measured the happiness of 33 countries.
Oct 21, 2013 Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff convenes a committee to monitor prices and service ahead of next year’s World Cup to head off price gouging. But for retailers, there’s a fine line between appropriately responding to increased demand and taking advantage.
Oct 18, 2013 John Carney and Nela Richardson join the show to wrap up a tumultuous week in Washington.
Oct 18, 2013 More than 20 Senators and seven Representatives have begun work on a compromise budget that liberals and conservatives can live with, before new sequester cuts hit in January. A supercommittee was what created the sequester impasse in the first place, what will be different this time around?
Oct 15, 2013 Whether or not Congress raises the debt ceiling in time, we may be headed for another economic slowdown.
Oct 15, 2013 The clock is ticking, but Congressional leaders have yet to reach an agreement.