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Financial Market Reporting, Part 9: Exchange Traded Funds

In my recent post on mutual funds, I noted that John Bogle disrupted that industry with

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Business Story Ideas: The Pizza Economy

$44 billion. That’s how much Americans will spend on pizza in 2017, according to the PMQ

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Reporting on the Cost of New Year’s Resolutions

The New Year typically arrives with resolutions such as eating more healthfully and getting in shape.

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10 Facts on Identity Theft That Business Reporters Should Know

Besides Internet hackers, the recent Equifax data breach that compromised the private information of half of

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Financial Market Reporting, Part 8: Mutual Funds and Index Funds

Explosion of indexes In a previous post about indexes, I identified the Dow Jones Industrial Average

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Tips for Understanding an IPO Filing

Initial public offerings are big for investors—and big news for business journalists. Because of SEC regulations,

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Why the Wind Industry Is Freaking Out About the Tax Bill

You’ve heard of the Republican tax bill at this point. But you may be wondering what

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Covering Your Local Startup Scene

Startups aren’t just a coastal phenomenon. While Silicon Valley is often considered the country’s startup mecca, smaller

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Story Ideas and Experts for Holiday Budget Stories

Whether they’re strapped for cash or are trying to squeeze all the value they can out

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Barlett & Steele Bronze Award: How We Did It

Reporters at MedPage Today and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel spent nine months looking into the issue

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