Jaclyn Giovis

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Report: More Americans are worried about their personal finances

Feb 22, 2011
More Americans are worried about recession impacts on their personal finances than they were a year ago, according to an annual survey that asses...

MAP: U.S. foreign aid to the Middle East and South Asia

Feb 16, 2011
Since the end of World War II, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has worked to further America's foreign policy inte...

Obama budget targets discretionary spending

Feb 13, 2011
President Obama gives Congress his budget proposal for the next fiscal year on Monday, and how he plans to tackle two issues - the federal govern...

EXCERPT: Radio Shangri-La

Feb 7, 2011
The following excerpt is from "Radio Shangri-La." Read the author's preface and the first chapter....

Radio Shangri-La

Feb 7, 2011
Title: Radio Shangri-La: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth Author: Lisa Napoli Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Type: N...

U.S. Labor Department reports mixed January numbers

Feb 4, 2011
We heard two numbers from the Labor Department this morning: The unemployment rate dropped to a near-two year low of 9 percent, but the economy increased just 36,000 jobs -- the fewest in four months. Economists are concerned about the inconsistency in January's numbers, as Jaclyn Giovis explains.

The Daily: Is News Corp.'s iPad-only news publication the future of digital journalism?

Feb 2, 2011
Extra! Extra! Read all about it -- on your iPad. The Daily, the first national news publication created exclusively for the iPad, was born Wednes...

NBC Universal changes its logo as Comcast takes the helm

Jan 28, 2011
Cable giant Comcast Corp. takes over NBC Universal today, or rather NBCUniversal - at least according to the new purple logo. The space, the...

Slideshow: CEOs in the $1 salary club

Jan 27, 2011
Not all CEOs earn a handsome salary. Some corporate leaders have worked for a lot less --- a whopping $1. It's a noble gesture, but most CEOs in the $1 salary club are really earning millions when you consider their stock holdings, bonuses, and other compensation. See a slideshow of CEOs who are members of this elite club.

Financial crisis and 'Other People's Money'

Jan 26, 2011
If you want to find out what caused the 2008 financial crisis, you can pick up a copy of the 576-page report by the U.S. commission appointed to ...