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Dodd-Frank: Better than advertised but still flawed

Jul 22, 2011
A year ago President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank financial services regulatory overhaul. It was the most ambitious and controversial...

Money, retirement and singles

Jul 14, 2011
How are Americans doing when it comes to being financially prepared for retirement? Lately, the answer seems to be, not well....

Fight of the Century

Apr 28, 2011
Legendary economists John Maynard Keynes and F. A. Hayek "debate" public policy in rap. Yea, rap. The topic: Can the government steer the economy...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Protests in Egypt, and the new iPad newspaper

Jan 31, 2011
The ongoing protests in Egypt have raised economic concerns worldwide. Moody's Investors Service has cut Egypt's credit rating and revised its...