MID-DAY UPDATE: Ben Bernanke, health care law, Energy Star

Feb 3, 2011
In a rare press conference, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will answer questions from reporters today at the National Press Club in...

Less than half of U.S. students are proficient in science

Jan 25, 2011
Science is a tough subject for most U.S. students -- so tough that they aren't meeting average proficiency levels in the subject, according to re...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Corn prices hit a two-year high -- what's that mean for you and me?

Oct 12, 2010
Corn futures have been climbing ever since the government predicted a light crop. You'll feel that at the grocery store... and at the gas pump....

Big business reacts to the health care overhaul...

Oct 4, 2010
This morning's Wall Street Journal reports, the big manufacturer 3M says it will stop offering some kinds of health insurance because of the...

MID-DAY UPDATE -- Geithner: Fannie & Freddie can never be the same...

Aug 17, 2010
... So what SHOULD the government's role in housing be? Less defaulting, late pay on credit cards Americans cut back on routine medical care Cot...

Which booth at the job fair?

Mar 11, 2009
There's an interesting debate going on at Michael Mandel's Businessweek blog. In a column last week, Mandel said the government should pour tons...

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