Economy

Passive Investment for Journalists

What is Passive Investing? The first step in understanding passive investing, is to understand active investing.

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Nothing Like a Global Health Crisis to Focus Attention on Investing Basics

As reported on businessjournalism in mid-February, the coronavirus outbreak in China has begun to affect retail

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Ways to Approach SNAP Locally

Income inequality and food insecurity have been a long-standing issue not only for the campaign trail,

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Journalist’s Brief: Foreign Currency Exchange Rates

Where does an exchange rate come from? At its core, an exchange rate is a representation

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Crash Course Federal Reserve: Part Two

The Federal Reserve System, Part Two Tools and Relevance in Reporting This is part two of

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Two story ideas for covering unemployment

The unemployment rate is one of the major indicators of a country’s healthy economy. There is

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Crash Course Federal Reserve: Part One

The Federal Reserve System, Part One History, Purpose and Structure The Federal Reserve System is a

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Is a Recession Coming in 2020? Don’t Ask the Experts—Ask Your Readers 

That rumble you hear on the horizon isn’t just the weather changing in October—there are things

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Understanding China’s Belt and Road Initiative

The U.S.-China Trade War has been getting coverage from major outlets for the past year. This

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A Guide for Sovereign Wealth Funds

What is a SWF? A sovereign wealth fund (SWF) is a group of investments managed by

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