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In Marco Rubio’s America, hard work pays $50 an hour

By Nick Eicher & Lynde Langdon
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Politics | Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is on a mission to tear down the blockade between would-be innovators and the free enterprise system. This week, he delivered an…

Dollars and Sense: Wall Street’s optimistic new year outlook

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Strong year. The year ended strong in the stock markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up more than 26 percent for the year. The S&P 500 saw a rise…

Dollars and Sense: Pouring more liquor in the punch bowl

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Bernanke speaks. The big news this week was the Federal Reserve announcement. It was big news for a couple of reasons. For one, any time the Fed meets, the…

Dollars and Sense: Positive economic news prods the bears

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Quiet week. This week was a fairly quiet one on Wall Street, but that’s about what we expected. Second-quarter earnings season is just about over. Congress…

Dollars and Sense: Hot stocks and housing bubbles

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Hot and cold. I’ve spent the past month in Manitou Springs, Colo., where I’ve been scholar-in-residence for Summit Ministries. In the high country of…

Dollars and Sense: The Fed’s still wagging the Wall Street dog

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Earnings season begins. This week began earnings season on Wall Street, but you’d hardly know it. Alcoa kicked off reporting on second quarter results with…

Dollars and Sense: Moving past the Fed's market influence

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Stocks still up. The major stock indexes all closed the second quarter higher and the Dow posted its strongest first-half performance since 1999. So far for…

U.S. jobless claims fall to 339K, economists skeptical

U.S. jobless claims fall to 339K, economists skeptical

By Wire Reports
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Economy | WASHINGTON (AP)—The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid plummeted last week to seasonally adjusted 339,000, the lowest level in more than four…

Driving a tank through the porcelain store

Driving a tank through the porcelain store

By Alex Tokarev
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Economic growth | Is Washington intervention in a hurting economy needed?

 
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