Tagged: Coverage

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Falling commodities prices

Falling commodities prices could signal that global inflation will remain low. It’s also an interesting story that touches all aspects of business from raw materials to investors’ portfolios. The Wall Street Journal had an...

Housing 0

New home prices are up

Seems like the housing market has shaken off the last of the crisis. Bloomberg reports that new home sales are at the second-highest level since 2008 and demand is growing. Here’s the story: Sales...

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Covering Bernanke at Congress

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke appeared before a Congressional hearing on Wednesday and the headlines he made were decidedly different across the various national media covering his remarks. First, the Wall Street Journal...

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Apple and those pesky tax laws

Apple CEO Tim Cook was in the spotlight Tuesday while being grilled by a Senate committee on Apple’s payment (or lack thereof) of taxes. The company is accused of using overseas accounts to hold cash,...

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Companies review health plans

The Wall Street Journal had an interesting and important piece on how employers, especially those with lower-earning workforces, are looking to provide coverage in order to comply with the Affordable Care Act. Here are...

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Free Press overhauls Sunday biz section

Christopher Kirkpatrick, the business editor of the Detroit Free Press, writes about the changes to the paper’s Sunday business section, now called Michigan Business. Kirkpatrick writes, “It’s replete with features providing sophisticated statewide news....

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Where’s the economy going?

Stocks rose on Wednesday despite the poor manufacturing numbers that fell for April. There was also mediocre news about the European economic recovery. So, what are business journalists making of the stock market and...