Consumer prices exceeded the Fed's expectations for inflation in February — doubling the January increase — but policymakers may well leave interest rates unchanged when they meet next week to avoid risking recession.
When the Producer Price Index came out this morning, it accelerated speculation about what the Fed might do when it meets next week. Alisa Roth takes a look at what today's report might really mean.
Kai Ryssdal combs through some of the letters you've sent recently, with comments on stories about working late and working in pollution, and on Ben Stein's commentary about oil companies.
Wal-Mart says it wants a limited banking license so it can save on credit card payments. But a congressman thinks he's found evidence that the retail giant has something bigger in mind. Hillary Wicai reports.
March Madness kicked off today, and distractions abound in the workplace. There's the office pool, the live games streaming on the computer . . . It does some damage to the bottom line.
When you do a Google search, Google keeps a log of it — which has been a sticking point with privacy advocates. Today Google promised to make searches anonymous <nobr>. . .</nobr> eventually. Janet Babin reports.
Wal-Mart is trying to improve employee scheduling by using something called labor optimization software. But, as Ashley Milne-Tyte reports, it's not always optimized <em>for</em> labor.