Economy

Reporting early on the holiday retail sales season

We are a little more than five months away from the most crucial week in retailing,

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Who benefits from billions in campaign spending?

With four months to go before the November elections, the topic of cash raised by presidential

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New bankruptcy data affords small-business stories

The credit rating agency Equifax is out with a report on small-business bankruptcies nationwide; it’s a

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Jobs beat: The outlook at temporary staffing agencies

Looking for a new way to tackle the jobs story? Try a fresh look at the

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Reuters’ Luke Baker, international business correspondent

Luke Baker’s career has taken him all over the globe to report on everything from film

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Must-follow Twitter handles for economic reporters

Last week a colleague of mine asked me which Twitter handles I follow for economic news.

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How are price-conscious consumers impacting retail?

I felt a little scooped when I looked at The New York Times on Wednesday because

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Financial journalists are top influencers

A new survey of financial journalists shows that as a whole, they are neutral at best and

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Seasonal story ideas: Spring’s impact on businesses

Ah, the sights, scents and sounds of spring:  Bare toes, charcoal lighter fluid and thumping bass from

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Who profits from the business of spring break?

With post-Mardi Gras headaches barely a thing of the past for Fat Tuesday revelers, it’s now

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