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Why Chase is the latest to get into mobile payments

Oct 28, 2015
The bank is joining a crowded space with Apple, Google and Samsung.
Posted In: Chase, mobile payments

The Export-Import Bank gets a congressional reprieve

Oct 28, 2015
But why was this small agency that doesn't cost the government anything a target?
Posted In: export-import bank, Congress, tea party

The Air Force buys a new plane

Oct 28, 2015
The decision on a new bomber could affect an entire industry.
Posted In: air force, airplanes, airplane

The Fed's lack of clarity spurs insecurity

Oct 28, 2015
Analysts wanting to bet on the Fed's decisions find mainly uncertainty.
Posted In: Fed minutes, Fed, The Fed

Hershey's earnings report is more bitter than sweet

Oct 28, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
 Sheets of one dollar bills run through the printing press at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C.

A look at economic anxiety around the country

Oct 27, 2015
Some feel stuck in their current financial situation.
Posted In: anxiety, Economy
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (center) heads to the floor for votes following a GOP conference meeting in the U.S. Capitol on Monday in Washington, D.C. Republicans and President Obama reached a budget deal that night.

Congress, White House dodge spending caps

Oct 27, 2015
Congress and the White House have once again danced around sequestration.
Posted In: budget, government, sequester, sequestration

You told us how your economy is doing

Oct 27, 2015
Read a few stories from our listeners and share your own.
General Motors headquarters.

At long last, union workers at GM get a raise

Oct 27, 2015
A new UAW contract will give some GM workers their first raise in about a decade.
Posted In: General Motors, unions

Stuck in place: the American economy

Oct 27, 2015
The Marketplace-Edison Research Poll shows many Americans feel economically stuck.
Posted In: raises, pay raise