Tim Fitzsimons

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UN says Syria donors aren't paying their pledges

Jul 24, 2015
The country's civil war is 4 years old, and there is no end in sight.

Fast-changing metrics may spoil FOMC minutes

Jul 7, 2015
Current events may make any hint of a rate hike a moot point.

Kicking the Highway Trust Fund can

Jun 24, 2015
The Highway Trust Fund runs out of money this summer.

Proposed House bill slashes education funding

Jun 23, 2015
But there's little to no chance Obama will sign it into law.

Fitbit's many steps about to pay off in IPO

Jun 17, 2015
Is the wearable sector poised for long-term growth?

Lessons learned from the Humvee

Jun 16, 2015
Three contractors are bidding to build a lighter, faster replacement vehicle.

Profitable airlines face grumpy investors

Jun 12, 2015
Large U.S. air carriers' profits are up, but investors are dumping their stock.

Advocates say insurers are driving away sick customers

Jun 11, 2015
It's a practice that's being called "adverse tiering."

Who pays for hospitals' high prices?

Jun 10, 2015
A new study sheds light on how hospitals make their money.

America's lengthy courtship with the metric system

Jun 4, 2015
We chart the history of the U.S. relationship with the metric system.