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Covering economics: Glossary

By Grant Hannis Balance of payments: A financial statement of a country’s economic transactions with the rest of the world, recording income and expenditure. Basis point: 1/100th of 1 percent.

Covering economics: Common mistakes

By Grant Hannis Economics reporters can trip themselves up if they make elementary errors, undermining their credibility in the eyes of both their sources and their audience. Here are some

Covering business: Finding local stories

By Mark Tatge The best business stories are local. Finding these types of stories isn’t difficult. They pop up all the time. You just need to start paying attention. One

Lori Rothman, Fox Business Network: Bonds sexy, too

Prior to joining FBN, Rothman served as a dayside anchor at Bloomberg Television covering markets, corporate earnings, and the global economic recession. While there, Rothman interviewed major financial newsmakers including:

India’s booming financial press

By Andrew Leckey MUMBAI, INDIA – A free sample of Wealth, a new tabloid-size publication on personal investing, was tucked inside a recent edition of The Economic Times, India’s 750,000-circulation

Taking action before journalism’s iceberg melts

By Randall Smith When you think of a holiday present for your favorite business journalist, here’s a reading recommendation: ‘Our Iceberg is Melting’ by John Kotter, the Harvard professor who

CNNMoney’s Tami Luhby: Listen to people

Tami Luhby is a senior writer at, where she covers the economy. Before joining CNN Money, she covered personal finance for Newsday. Luhby graduated from Columbia Graduate School of

Inside the economics of the Green Bay Packers

How much do the Green Bay Packers and Lambeau Field impact the local economy? According to a story on, a study released today states that during last year’s football

Human interest stories in local consumer spending

As business journalists we report and write often about the larger economy and the fortunes of companies and industries. But nothing beats the human interest stories behind the numbers, and

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