Tagged: Economics reporting

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The cost of economic uncertainty

It’s no secret that our economy runs on consumers’ willingness to buy — everything from pet supplies to clothing to appliances. But leading up to the always-crucial holiday season, how are retailers supposed to...

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U.S. could face rating cut next year

Moody’s Investors Service, following fellow rating agency Standard & Poor’s, said the U.S. could lose its Aaa rating next year if Congress doesn’t take orderly action to reduce the nation’s debt. From the Wall...

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The cost of an education

With students streaming back to college campuses, flooding their favorite bars and restaurants, and shelling out for books, there have been several timely pieces on the cost of college. Several have even questioned whether...

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So, are you better off?

Bloomberg Insider, the political convention print publication by Bloomberg News, has an interesting opinion piece by “The Editors” (whatever that means) analyzing if the country is better off than it was four years ago....

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Trying to make sense of the Fed

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s speech in Jackson Hole, Wyo., on Friday revealed the central bank was poised to take further action to help the economy. In what several described as uncharacteristically strong language,...

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Trish Regan covers conventions from a biz perspective

Business Insider’s Julia LaRoche posted a slideshow of Bloomberg Television’s Trish Regan’s economic reporting at the Bloomberg Link headquarters at the Republican National Convention.  It’s a behind-the-scenes piece on Bloomberg’s presence along with what it’s...