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Obama picks Fischer for No. 2 spot at Fed

Stanley Fischer is the choice for the vice chairman role at the Federal Reserve Board, bringing an outsider to the No. 2 spot. The initial stories about his nomination were definitely positive with few organizations citing...

Government Motors is no more

The U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced Monday the government had sold the last of its bailout investment in General Motors for a $10.5 billion loss. While many taxpayers might be angry about the...

Guessing the Fed’s next move

After Friday’s jobs gains, the speculation about the Federal Reserve Board ending the $85 billion a month bond-buying program picked up. Coverage began Friday and continued through the weekend about one of the economy’s...

Covering the economic surprise

The U.S. gross domestic product grew more than expected in the third quarter. But some of the coverage wasn’t positive as reporters actually dug into the causes for the increase. Here’s the beginning of...