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Infographic: The consumer economy at a glance

Jun 14, 2013
Before we answer the question of whether we can afford the consumer economy, we have to know how much we're spending.
According to the current Consumer Price Index, the inflation rate is zero percent. But for many people, their cost of living doesn't reflect the data's averages.
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Infographic: 9/11 ranks No. 2. on list of most costly catastrophes worldwide

Sep 7, 2011
This week, Marketplace explores the economic legacy of 9/11. One ripple we're investigating in a story Wednesday on Marketplace by Gregory Warner...

U.S. unemployment picture at a glance: August, 2011

Sep 2, 2011
The U.S. job situation in August is a carbon copy of July (which was revised today to 85,000 new jobs instead of the previously reported 117,000)...

INFOGRAPHIC: U.S. employment picture at a glance

Aug 5, 2011
The economy added 117,000 jobs in July, sending the nation's unemployment rate down to 9.1 percent for the month, according today's monthly emplo...

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It's all about the Benjamins: The U.S. debt in perspective

Jul 22, 2011
As the debt ceiling debate drags on in Congress, the political whirlwind that's dominated the news can sometimes cloud the reality of the real...

Tipping Trends: Help us tell the story

May 14, 2011
Dinner, haircut, taxi ride, hotel bell hop, valet parking: How do you decide when and how much to tip for services? In an effort to unravel the ...

Anatomy of a State Budget, Now Try to Balance It

Feb 9, 2011
If you're curious what it takes to keep a state budget balanced this amazing visual explainer from infographic-star Jess Bachman of JessNet break...