Kimberly Adams

Correspondent

SHORT BIO

I cover the intersection between politics and the economy, with a special focus on how federal policy affects the bottom line for businesses and individuals.

What was your first job?

Dental assistant. (Flossing is crucial.)

What advice do you wish someone had given you before you started this career?

The "biggest" stories are not necessarily the most important stories to tell.

In your next life, what would your career be?

Astronaut ... definitely an astronaut.

What’s something that you thought you knew but later found out you were wrong about?

How to pronounce "subsequently."

What’s the favorite item in your workspace and why?

My mug, which says "I'm a Grown-A** Lady and I Do What I Want."

 

Latest Stories (569)

Microsoft hoping for a revival with Windows 10

Jul 28, 2015
The company aims for the new operating system to help it win back tablet and phone users.

Sports channels tap fantasy games for new content

Jul 27, 2015
Investors are pouring money into online sites like DraftKings.

Price of orange juice squeezes consumers

Jul 27, 2015
At $6 a gallon, it's the most expensive ever.

Kenyans hope to cash in on Obama visit

Jul 24, 2015
Businesses are banking on diplomats staying around after global summit ends.

Without tourists, Egyptian business owners adapt

Jul 21, 2015
Some Egyptian business owners shift to exporting to make up for lost tourists.

Five years on, Dodd-Frank still controversial

Jul 21, 2015
Regulators are still writing rules for the financial reform law.

Europe to Greece: Here's some money to pay us back

Jul 20, 2015
Athens is using a loan to pay its bills instead of boosting its economy.

Can private companies keep the space station supplied?

Jul 15, 2015
Failed missions to the ISS leave NASA and researchers with the bill.

Foreign aid cut won't have big effect on average Egyptians

Oct 10, 2013
The White House has decided to cut some military aid to Egypt. But the impact won't be felt among regular Egyptians.

Once welcomed, Syrians in Egypt now face hostility

Sep 25, 2013
Egypt once gave a warm welcome to Syrians fleeing the country's civil war but as more have come the welcome is wearing thin.