Economy, Business & Jobs
- What makes a company innovative?
Thomson Reuters recently released its Top 100 Global Innovators for 2013, and heavy hitters like Apple, Minnesota-based 3M and Ford made the list.The Daily Circuit, November 5, 2013
- Want a better standard of living? Then somebody else gets a worse one
Income gap is hardening into economic strata from which few escape.The Daily Circuit, October 28, 2013
- Author Alex Marshall on government-designed corporations
Alex Marshall, senior fellow with the Regional Plan Association, joins us to discuss how markets and corporations are actually a construction of the government and could be better designed to work in that format.The Daily Circuit, October 22, 2013
- Rochester considering sales tax for development project
Rochester officials are considering an extension of the city sales tax as part of the local funding mechanism for the Destination Medical Center project.The Daily Circuit, October 22, 2013
- With each U.S. recession, a slower recovery
We talk with two experts about persistent joblessness and if anything can be done to improve the current state of our economy.The Daily Circuit, October 22, 2013
- Ruth Hayden's 4-point business plan
The finance educator says more formal business plans don't work. Her simplified version does.The Daily Circuit, October 10, 2013
- International Falls mayor on Boise layoffs, Dayton's visit
Bob Anderson, mayor of International Falls joins us to discuss what he hopes to impart on the governor during his visit.The Daily Circuit, October 9, 2013
- Is Minnesota a bad place to die?
Estate, gift taxes make Minnesota fairer, legislator says.September 24, 2013
- Five years after Lehman Brothers collapse, are banks stable enough?
Five years after the Lehman Brothers collapse, we look at how new regulations are playing out in the financial industry and whether the U.S. is prepared for another crisis.The Daily Circuit, September 18, 2013
- Fed expected to reduce bond-buying program
As the Federal Reserve wraps up a two-day policy meeting, we speak with Chris Farrell, Marketplace Money economics editor.The Daily Circuit, September 18, 2013
- How sales and coupons persuade consumers to spend more money
When J.C. Penney eliminated sales and coupons in favor of low every day prices, consumers went elsewhere. How do retailers price items to encourage consumers to spend?The Daily Circuit, September 17, 2013
- Declining wages, benefits stir American workers
Wages are at a record low share of the country's gross domestic product, and average hourly wages are dropping. What does this mean for the American worker and economic growth?The Daily Circuit, September 3, 2013
- Working class millennials have extra challenges in tough economy
In talking about millennials, researcher Jennifer Silva says the media focus on upper-middle-class young people, while forgetting about those who are working class.The Daily Circuit, August 19, 2013
- Future remains cloudy for public pensions and those who depend on them
Cities and states across the country are facing unsustainable pension payments. Can public pensions survive?The Daily Circuit, August 18, 2013
- Are American households feeling the economic recovery?
Recent economic numbers represent a mixed bag. Personal finance educator Ruth Hayden joins The Daily Circuit to discuss how these competing forces affect household finances.August 7, 2013
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