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If Mexico doesn't qualify for the World Cup, the fans aren't the only ones that will be weeping

Sep 19, 2013
If the Mexican national soccer team doesn't qualify for next year's World Cup, it could be a big economic blow on both sides of the border.
Posted In: Mexico, soccer, Economy, Sports, World Cup

Why the media -- and people -- love lists

Sep 18, 2013
The Forbes 400 is out. Media organizations spend a lot of time and money on building and promoting lists because they're easy to promote and can help sell a lot of ads.
Posted In: lists, Economy, business, media, Forbes

Traders expect Federal Reserve to scale back on bond buying

Sep 17, 2013
The Fed may scale back on stimulus spending.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, bond buying, stimulus, Economy

Everything you need to know about personal finance -- on one index card

Sep 17, 2013
A social scientist at the University of Chicago shows that the only investment advice you need to know can all fit in the palm of your hand.
Posted In: Economy, Personal Finance, investment advice

New thinking to help returning vets navigate urban battlefield

Sep 17, 2013
A new program in New York helps returning vets thrive in the city.
Posted In: veterans, Economy, military, service, GI Bill, 9/11

Only a quarter of Americans expects an inheritance

Sep 16, 2013
The fact that so few Americans expect to inherit money from relatives -- and that most expect to get just $10,000-50,000 -- has big implications for their retirement plans.
Posted In: Inheritance, financial planning, Economy, Retirement

Inflation: Could a little more be good for the economy?

Sep 16, 2013
Inflation hawks hold significant sway at the Federal Reserve. But critics say they should tolerate -- and even target -- more inflation to boost economic growth.
Posted In: inflation, Economy, monetary policy

A new industry helps give older workers more meaning in their careers

Sep 9, 2013
For many, retirement continues to push farther and farther away. How do you make the most of working later in life?
Posted In: Retirement, Chris Farrell, Economy

Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers discusses latest jobs report

Sep 6, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.
Posted In: Economy, jobs numbers, jobs report, Unemployment, labor force

Unemployment falls to 7.3%, 169,000 jobs added

Sep 6, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs numbers, Unemployment, jobs report, Economy

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