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61 U.S. airstrike is causing turmoil in oil markets2020-01-03 23:54:24
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62 The dollar is going down2020-01-03 00:40:01
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The dollar is going down

The U.S. dollar rose for most of last year, until September hit.  Since then, it has lost about 2.6% of its value, according to the Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index. The rise and fall of global markets affects the value of the dollar because it’s thought of as a sort of safe haven. At the same time, the U.S. Federal Reserve started pumping more dollars into the U.S. financial system. But should we worry about the dollar’s drop? Plus: the fourth quarter election fundraising numbers are in, a new Nevada law that bans employers from denying jobs to applicants who test positive for marijuana, and the story of an international consultant who finally landed at home. …read more

63 A shopping fast for the soul (and the wallet)2020-01-01 23:19:58
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64 Closing the year with an open office plan2019-12-31 23:32:13
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65 The tech trends of the 2010s2019-12-30 23:35:22
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66 Can a free streaming service work?2019-12-27 23:53:40
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67 Clean shipping is coming to a port near you2019-12-26 23:22:44
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68 Will you get more overtime pay in 2020?2019-12-25 23:31:44
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69 Basic the Baby Yoda merch is2019-12-24 23:15:43
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70 CEO of Boeing is finally going2019-12-23 23:48:43
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71 The GOP tax cuts, two years on2019-12-20 23:18:18
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72 What makes a worker “skilled”?2019-12-20 00:10:36
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73 Santa’s workshop is in your office2019-12-18 23:32:11
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74 How big is Boeing’s slice of the GDP?2019-12-18 00:10:25
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75 Who’s getting that $28 billion farm bailout?2019-12-17 00:30:00
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76 Just 11 more shopping days til Christmas2019-12-14 00:15:00
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77 Welcome to Tariff Land2019-12-13 00:04:57
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78 Too many Americans are getting debt for Christmas2019-12-11 23:48:30
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79 We have a deal, folks2019-12-10 23:43:19
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80 Remembering Paul Volcker2019-12-10 00:36:31
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