Steve Chiotakis

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How campaign spending has changed since 2008

Jan 12, 2012
Today we found out President Obama and the Democrats raised $68 million in the last quarter of 2011, as the president seeks re-election. But this money is a bit... different.

Remittances to Latin America on the rise

Jan 12, 2012
Jobless claims had been on the decline over the past month or so, and with the unemployment rate going down, we have seen an uptick of Latino immigrant workers in this country, who are sending money back home.

U.S. ambassador on futures of Iraq and North Korea

Jan 11, 2012
U.S. diplomat Chris Hill discusses the economic conditions of Iraq and North Korea as they make important transitions, and how they might change in the future.

How skyscrapers reflect on economic health

Jan 11, 2012
A new study out by Barcalys Capital explores the ongoing connection between the world's tallest buildings, and the world's biggest financial collapses.

Big banks team up against cyber attacks

Jan 10, 2012
Security officials from Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are expected to discuss creating a data center that would be responsible for sifting through mounds of secret bank information to signal whether any cyber attacks could happen.

China's trade surplus narrows

Jan 10, 2012
Chinese exports took a hit in the last year because of the European debt crisis, while the export market suffered as Chinese consumers bought less.

Recovery in sight for U.S. shopping malls

Jan 9, 2012
A sign the nation's economic health may be continuing to improve -- the real estate data company Reis reported today vacancies at shopping centers were down at the end of 2011. It's the first time that's happened in four years.

Debt downgraded, Hungary asks for help

Jan 6, 2012
Hungary is the latest European Union country to head into trouble, but it isn't part of the eurozone.

U.S. Labor Secretary on December jobs numbers

Jan 6, 2012
Hilda Solis, the Secretary of the Labor Department, discusses the jobs picture today, and where we still need to improve.

Unemployment picture is improving, slow and steady

Jan 5, 2012
Fewer people lined up for unemployment benefits last week, which, if sustained, could drop the jobless rate in the longer term.