Economy - Most Commented


A pedestrian walks by a Sprint store in San Francisco, California.

Your credit score might be costing more than you think

Nov 13, 2015
Sprint recently settled for almost $3 million related to "risk-based pricing"
Posted In: FTC, credit report, credit score, Sprint
In the aftermath of the severe tornado that struck Tuscaloosa, Alabama, residents survey the damage. In the aftermath of the severe tornado that struck Tuscaloosa, Alabama back in April 27, 2011, residents survey the damage the day after.

After a tornado, tough decisions for businesses

Nov 13, 2015
For some, the road to to business recovery is worth it. For others, it's too hard.
Posted In: tornado, economic recovery, Alabama

Uber-popular Rain Room artists talk money and patrons

Nov 13, 2015
Is art funded by a company branded content?
Posted In: Rain room, Patrons, money and art
A board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shows declines on Friday in New York City.

Weekly Wrap: The future of the U.S. economy

Nov 13, 2015
Marketplace recaps the week's business and economics news.
Posted In: job growth, wage growth, labor market

Treasury Sec. Lew talks savings and currency abuse

Nov 13, 2015
Lew argues for transparency, not controls, when it comes to currency manipulation.
Posted In: jack lew, retirement savings, currency controls
Google's Chris Urmson shows a Google self-driving car to U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

Not so fast, Google self-driving car

Nov 13, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.

Grin and Bear It

Nov 12, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace explore fake happiness in the workplace.
Posted In: emotions, employees, employee training
A bulldozer works a coal mound at a power plant in Catlettsburg, Kentucky. Prices for copper, coal and commodities have been dropping.

Commodities giants forced to suspend dividends

Nov 12, 2015
Glencore, Anglo American and BHP Billiton hoped that diversifying would work.
Posted In: coal, copper, commodities

Job market tightens but still challenging

Nov 12, 2015
The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey shows slow improvement in job-seekers' odds.
Posted In: JOLTS, factory jobs