Tagged: Economics reporting

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WSJ names new economics reporter

Timothy Aeppel, the economics bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, sent out the following staff announcement on Monday afternoon: We’re pleased to announce Brenda Cronin is joining the New York economics bureau, where...

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Time’s opus to health care costs

Time waded into the U.S. health care debate with a 24,105-word cover piece called “Bitter Pill,” billed in the news release as, “the longest single piece ever published by a single writer in TIME.” Author...

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Sequestration as a business news story

John Walcott is team leader for national security and foreign affairs at Bloomberg News. Previously, he was the chief content officer and editor-in-chief of SmartBrief. He has been McClatchy’s Washington bureau chief, foreign editor...

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Looking at the Fed and jobs

Minutes from the Federal Open Markets Committee meeting Jan 29-30, released Wednesday, show that members of the committee are beginning to differ on policy to reduce the nation’s jobless rate. Here’s the top of...

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Looking at retail sales coverage

Happy Valentine’s Day. If you’ve done your part to celebrate the day of love, then you’ve purchased something – flowers, chocolates, a dinner out or Kleenex – and helped bump consumer spending. And that’s...

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It’s the economy….still

President Barack Obama will deliver his fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday night. And yet again, the economy is the over-arching issue to the remarks he’ll make. I wonder if he’s as...

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Biz media investigated in insider trading probe

Authorities have conducted a wide-ranging investigation into whether media companies facilitated insider trading on Wall Street by prematurely releasing market-moving government data, according to a Wall Street Journal article. Brody Mullins and Devlin Barrett...

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Looking at Federal Reserve policy

The New York Times had an interesting story on Sunday about the Federal Reserve and the debate going internally about what to do once the economy starts doing better. Here’s the story: The Federal Reserve has...