Tagged: Economics reporting

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Jobs data will weigh on Fed decisions

The release of the latest jobs numbers showed that while unemployment declined, the government shutdown would have an affect on the results in the coming months. What was clear from several news stories was...

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AP hires economics reporter for DC

Associated Press acting business editor Kevin Shinkle sent out the following staff announcement on Friday: It’s a pleasure to announce that Joshua Boak will join the Business News staff as an economics reporter in...

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Covering a potential U.S. debt default

With most people talking about what would happen if the U.S. defaulted on its debt, the coverage of different scenarios is taking on more importance. Some conservatives are advocating that it wouldn’t be too...

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Janet Yellen to run the Fed

Janet Yellen, the vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, was nominated by President Obama to head the organization. While the move was expected, it was greeted as good news by the markets and...