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I'm a Barbie girl, in an Instagram world

Tobin Low and Beidi Zhang | Apr 15, 2015
Here are the numbers we're watching for Wednesday.

The intersection of food, sustainability and politics

Tim Fitzsimons | Apr 14, 2015
A report suggesting limitations on red meat consumption stirs up controversy.

Tapping Watson's computing power for health

Dan Gorenstein | Apr 14, 2015
Apple, IBM, Medtronic and Johnson & Johnson are partnering up.
US IRS Tax forms

Little-known tax deductions that can save you money

Sam Weiner and Daniel Kibblesmith | Apr 14, 2015
Sam Weiner and Daniel Kibblesmith are here to save you money come tax day.
Equal Pay Day serves as a reminder of the wage gap that exists between men and women.

A look at the gender wage gap across the US

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 14, 2015
Data show varying levels of pay disparity between men and women across the U.S.
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First quarter earnings are on the upswing for big banks.

Mixed signals: Decoding the economy

Kai Ryssdal and Paddy Hirsch | Apr 14, 2015
Decoding the economy's mixed signals
Dry cracked earth is visible on a cantaloupe farm on Aug. 22, 2014 near Firebaugh, California. With the severe California drought, Central California farming communities have struggled to survive.

In California, farmers' water market is drying up

Sarah Gardner | Apr 14, 2015
The market model for farmers in California who sell water is coming up short.

North Dakota oilfield slowdown ripples across businesses

Annie Baxter | Apr 14, 2015
There are more than 50 percent fewer rigs drilling new wells than a year ago.

Make more upfront: Viacom, Turner discuss new ad model

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 14, 2015
As TV networks pitch ad buyers, a new model could upset stalwart Nielsen ratings.