Tag "banking"

Back-to-School Shopping: 3 Business Story Angles

Students are heading back to school within the next month, and local business story angles abound. Here’s

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Eye Scans and Fingerprints: Covering Biometric Authentication

As data hacks proliferate, financial institutions, government agencies and others are fighting back on multiple fronts.

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What Every Reporter Needs to Know About Interest Rates and Why They Matter

For centuries, banks have paid customers for the privilege of holding their money and lending it

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10 Must See Business Movies: The Classics

With the Academy Awards coming up on Sunday, March 2, it’s a great time to look

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The repurchase market, shadow banking: Story ideas

By Mary Fricker What types of stories emerge from covering the repo market that are interesting? 

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A guide: reporting on credit union trends, financials

Business journalists have a wealth of new data on financial institutions to sift through as the

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Investigative reporter David Heath on business journalism

After being assigned to write about the bankruptcy of a life insurance company early on in

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Covering banking: avoiding common errors

There are several challenges to bank reporting, some you can anticipate, some you cannot. This list

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Covering banking: Twitter accounts to follow

We all know that social media is becoming a great place to follow sources.  Here are

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Covering banking: Good sources across the beat

Banking is a beat which demands you draw on sources locally, nationally and internationally.   Here

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