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Glenn Ragland jazz musician and poet

When the going gets rough, some sell poems

Sep 15, 2014
A story of an out-of-work jazz drummer who is trying to make it work.
Posted In: poetry, Economy, business, Music
Janet Yellen

How the Fed became a Central Superbank

Aug 20, 2014
Is it a bird? Its it a plane? No! It's the Federal Reserve!
Posted In: Bankers, recession, Economy
Gas Prices

Inflation: A 'sweet spot' for consumer prices

Jul 22, 2014
The latest inflation numbers show prices are not too hot and not too cold.
Posted In: inflation, consumer prices, Economy
Trulia

Don't blame millennials. Blame the middle-aged!

Jul 17, 2014
Young Americans are buying houses at the same rate as they did in the 1990's.
Posted In: Housing, millennials, Economy, Analysis
Infrastructure

'Stopgap' government frustrates feds and businesses

Jul 15, 2014
Governing by crisis makes the federal government wasteful and inefficient.
Posted In: Economy, government spending, funding

A woman quit her job on TV: Good news for the economy?

Feb 3, 2014
So was no one at the Department of Labor watching the Superbowl?
Posted In: quitting your job, Economy, workplace culture

The United States of new shoes

Jan 30, 2014
The U.S. economy showed some solid growth last quarter -- mostly because American consumers were spending more
Posted In: Economy, consumer goods, shoes

Weekly Wrap: No yellin' at Yellen

Nov 15, 2013
Chatting with CNBC's John Carney and Nela Richardson, from Bloomberg Government.
Posted In: Economy, Fed, dodd-frank

Orders for durable goods ticked up slightly, but not by much

Sep 25, 2013
Orders for durable goods went up 0.1 percent.
Posted In: durable goods, Economy

Alibaba goes after U.S. IPO after ditching Hong Kong option

Sep 25, 2013
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba is reportedly pulling out of a Hong Kong initial public offering, and plans to go public in the U.S. instead.
Posted In: Economy, business, alibaba, Lu Zhaoxi, Jack Ma, IPO, hong kong

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