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Inflation App / App Inflation

Mar 16, 2011
Smartphones and those handy apps that you download into smartphones are now helping the British calculate their official inflation rate. Governme...
Posted In: Britain, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Office of National Statistics, smartphones

Think You Can Balance Colorado's Budget? Try It.

Mar 15, 2011
It's not exactly World of Warcraft, but Backseat Budgeter tries to turn balancing a state budget into a game. Get started and you'll see a gas-ta...
Posted In: Backseat Budgeter, colorado, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Governor John Hickenlooper

Klaus Rules

Feb 18, 2011
Along with 19,000 other people, Klaus Neukert of Munich entered a stock trading contest sponsored by the German Stock Exchange. A virtual, online...
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, german stock exchange

Davos and The Missing Link

Jan 31, 2011
Like any decent meal, Econ 4.0 this time around presents an appetizer followed by a main course....
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, joseph stiglitz, World Economic Forum

Robin Hood Gets a Davos Invitation

Jan 27, 2011
Guess who French President Nicolas Sarkozy invited to dinner at the World Economic Forum in Davos? The take-from-the-rich, give-to-the-poor hero ...
Posted In: david brancaccio, Davos, economy 4.0, nicolas sarkozy, robin hood, tobin tax, World Economic Forum

Worlds Collide: The Day Davos Met Sundance

Jan 26, 2011
It seemed to come out of nowhere, in the middle of Wednesday's big plenary discussion on the "New Economic Reality" at the World Economic Forum in...
Posted In: david brancaccio, Davos, economy 4.0, sundance

When Economic Success is Not In the Cards

Jan 21, 2011
Last week I travelled to Germany to get to the bottom of that country's current economic success, and everyone I spoke with mentioned a few key...
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0

From the Road: Euro Angst

Jan 12, 2011
Is Europe on the verge of throwing out it its single currency? You hear whispers of that, in the face of strains on the continent's monetary uni...
Posted In: currency, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, euro, Germany, picture this

Sometimes 'payday' rhymes with 'mayday'

Jan 5, 2011
Mayday, as in the international distress signal. It is from the French "M'Aider!" or "Help Me!" Payday, as in so-called payday loans, where a lo...
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, payday loans

Cruising the same wavelength with Darrell Issa and The Heritage Foundation

Jan 5, 2011
It is part of the Economy 4.0 beat to keep an eye on new rules of the road for the economy. And so it was with interest I noted pieces in Politic...
Posted In: darrell issa, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, heritage foundation

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