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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 13, 2015 in New York City.

Weekly Wrap: On Wall Street and beyond

Nov 20, 2015
Catherine Rampell and John Carney join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.
Posted In: Wall Street, IPOs, recession

It's not you, it's me and my Facebook profile

Nov 20, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.

1,111 karats, and still only second best

Nov 19, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.

Economic hardship in Columbus, Mississippi

Nov 18, 2015
A look at how Columbus' economy is faring as part of our 'American Futures' series.
Posted In: poverty, Mississippi
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African-Americans paying higher auto insurance rates

Nov 18, 2015
A new report illuminates serious problems with auto insurance premiums that the CFA is urging legislators and regulators to address.
Posted In: auto insurance, race, consumer data, car insurance, African-Americans
Federal Reserve Chairman, Janet Yellen speaks at the Federal Reserve, November 12, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Interest rate hike looking likely

Nov 18, 2015
Our game show "What is Janet Yellen thinking?" has come to a sad end.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, The Federal Reserve

Home building improves in fits and starts

Nov 18, 2015
Housing starts fell sharply in October, while permits rose substantial. Over the past three years,they've nearly doubled.
Posted In: Housing, apartments, housing boom

Restoration Hardware makes it rain

Nov 18, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
An old apartment building in disrepair is to be demolished in Portland, Oregon to make way for market-rent development. Affordable housing activists held a small protest against the demolition, which went forward.

Inflation is tame — unless you're a renter

Nov 17, 2015
Rents are up 3.7 percent nationwide, and by double digits in some urban markets.
Posted In: inflation, renters, demolition, apartments