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President Obama speaks about the administration's fiscal year 2016 budget request released Feb. 2, 2015.

PODCAST: Increasing military spending

Feb 4, 2015
Improved job markets, military spending, and real estate earnings.

PODCAST: When BP earnings seem like BS

Feb 3, 2015
The folly of earnings reports, paying for healthcare, and teaching generosity.

PODCAST: Cider has its moment

Feb 2, 2015
The President's budget proposal, and the Napa Valley of hard cider.

PODCAST: You've got mail

Jan 30, 2015
The latest GDP report, mass transit ridership numbers, and a new leader for the U.S.P.S. packages await shipment at a mail processing annex in Indianapolis.

PODCAST: How do you solve a problem like Amazon?

Jan 29, 2015
Unemployment benefits, Shell earnings, and Amazon profits.

PODCAST: Resources are few for homeless youth

Jan 28, 2015
Harvard's big pay day, sponsored content in magazines, and resources for homeless students.

PODCAST: Preparing for a power outage

Jan 27, 2015
Microsoft stock tumbles, an update on the steel industry, and backup generators in the U.S.

My Money Story: Frugality and cheese

Jan 9, 2015
Listener Amelia Rosenman tells her story of inheriting frugality and eating cheese
Posted In: cheese, frugality

PODCAST: Federal contractors get a raise

Jan 1, 2015
Plus: the "Internet of things" at CES and a look ahead at 2015's big tech stories.
California smog envelops the Vincent Thomas Bridge, a blimp and shipping yard cranes in the shipyards of the Port of Long Beach in 2003.

Who's the real-life inspiration for L.A. noir?

Dec 30, 2014
The L.A. Times traces the life of private detective Samuel Marlowe.
Posted In: los angeles, fiction