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  • 3 U.S. economists win Nobel Prize

    3 U.S. economists win Nobel Prize
    The question seems simple, but shedding light on the answer was worth a Nobel Prize for three American economists: How do we know how much an item is worth? Eugene F. Fama and Lars Peter Hansen of the University of Chicago and Robert J. Shiller of...
  • Three things to watch for from the Fed and Bernanke on Wednesday

    Three things to watch for from the Fed and Bernanke on Wednesday
    WASHINGTON -- A difficult task awaits Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke when he faces the TV cameras Wednesday in his quarterly news conference. He has to try to reassure investors, analysts and politicians that the central bank has a plan for...
  • Greenspan says Federal Reserve should start tapering stimulus

    Greenspan says Federal Reserve should start tapering stimulus
    WASHINGTON -- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said the central bank should start tapering its stimulus program and begin reducing its dramatically swelled balance sheet -- whether the economy is ready for it or not. "My view is the sooner...
  • Movie review: 'Money for Nothing' a worrying look at Federal Reserve

    Movie review: 'Money for Nothing' a worrying look at Federal Reserve
    Pegged to the 2008-09 Great Recession, "Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve" is a disconcerting documentary on the central bank's influence over America's past and present economic crises. After breezing through a crash course on the Fed's...
  • Tonight: second presidential debate; ‘The Men Who Built America’; ‘Dancing With the Stars’

     
    The second presidential debate is the night's most anticipated program. President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney meet in the town hall format. CNN's Candy Crowley moderates at 9 across cable news channels and major broadcast networks. The post-debate...
  • Yellen gains allies for top job at Fed

    WASHINGTON — In an era of unprecedented efforts by the Federal Reserve to bolster the economy, add another first — a highly public campaign to influence the selection of the central bank's next chief. Supporters of Fed Vice Chair Janet L....
  • Foreign Incentives Help Crush Once-Booming F/X Biz in U.S.

    At the recent Siggraph conference in Anaheim, there were not one but two panels on the state of the vfx industry. Word on the street was that feature effects production is dead in L.A., so at times those sessions felt like a public inquest to a murder....
  • My Word: Don't be fooled by gold

    My Word: Don't be fooled by gold
    Monday marks the anniversary of the discovery of gold in 1848 by lumberman James Marshall in California. The inadvertent find sent the United States — and countries around the world — into a gold frenzy. Fast-forward 163 years, and you can...
  • Book review: 'The Great American Stickup' by Robert Scheer

    Book review: 'The Great American Stickup' by Robert Scheer
    Robert Scheer is a journalist in the gadfly tradition of Lincoln Steffens, I. F. Stone and Seymour Hersh. His latest book, "The Great American Stickup," blames the "captains of finance" for causing the 2008 "meltdown" of the global economy in the first...
  • Review: 'A Hologram for the King' by Dave Eggers worth discussing

    Review: 'A Hologram for the King' by Dave Eggers worth discussing
    -------------------- A Hologram for the King A Novel Dave Eggers McSweeney's: 328 pp., $25 -------------------- More than any other writer of his generation, Dave Eggers is a brand. The 42-year-old author is accomplished in many fields — he's...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Junk bonds shine. Soros and Greenspan are gloomy.

     
    Losing jobs but not hope. The American economy lost 95,000 more jobs last month, but investors are hopeful because the news could force the Federal Reserve to pour more money into the economy. Soros and Greenspan are gloomy. In separate......
  • Wall Street Roundup: Warren Buffett's successor. A Greenspan's revenge.

     
    Home prices fall again. After a few months of gains, home prices fell in August, according to a national index. Two take on Basel. At a conference in New York, the head of the Bank of England said the recent......