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Gold bugs find the shine in precious metal

Nov 13, 2012
There are plenty of so-called "gold bugs" out there -- people who hoard big chunks of the precious metal, as in actual gold.

Is higher education a right?

May 11, 2012
The value of outstanding student loans in America just past the $1 trillion mark, we sat down with economists Robert Reich and Neal McCluskey to discuss America's newest crisis.
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Plenty of alternative ideas for getting out of this mess

Oct 1, 2008
I'm looking forward to posting a few thoughts each day about the financial crisis. This is a trying time, but we will get through it. The...