Tagged: Economics reporting

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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...

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Obama takes a stand on debt limit

Doesn’t look like President Obama’s second term is going to start out smoothly. In fact, it’s likely to be difficult. Here’s the story from the New York Times: With each side claiming popular support,...