Economy

Human interest stories in local consumer spending

As business journalists we report and write often about the larger economy and the fortunes of

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Finding business angles in the Labor Day story

The national holiday which celebrates the American worker is a natural news peg for business writers,

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The financial crisis and what banking stories to do now

By Jodi Schneider In the fall of 2008, a credit squeeze that had been lingering for

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Foreign language skills essential for global biz journos

Angel Gonzalez, who in recent weeks of his coverage for Dow Jones News Wires has flown

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Learn business beat basics with Mark Tatge’s book

When Mark Tatge began teaching business journalism students three years ago at Ohio University, he realized

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A seasonal potpourri of business feature ideas

If you’re ready for a break from housing, jobs and oil-spill stories, here’s a potpourri of

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Private tutoring firms fill gaps from school budgets

Even as many K-12 students are counting down the month or so left in the school

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Inquirer finds higher unemployment in affluent areas

Business writer Jane M. Von Bergen of The Philadelphia Inquirer writes about unemployment among those in the area’s

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Daylight savings time has fiscal pros and cons

Hard to believe that most of us in the United States will spring our clocks forward

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Last push for ‘no payments, same as cash’ deals

Coinciding with the implementation date of the new CARD rules is a deadline for retailers to

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