Economy, Business & Jobs
- 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
- Fortune editor says U.S. needs another financial crisis
Allan Sloan, senior editor-at-large for Fortune, thinks the country needs another financial crisis to get back on track.The Daily Circuit, August 7, 2013
- Obama sees income inequality as 'bad economics'
President Barack Obama brought income inequality into the spotlight during a recent speech in Galesburg, Ill, "This growing inequality is not just morally wrong, it's bad economics."The Daily Circuit, August 5, 2013
- Change comes to Dinkytown
The Minneapolis City Council last week approved the construction of a 6-story, 140-unit apartment complex near the University of Minnesota.The Daily Circuit, August 5, 2013
- How workplace decisions can follow failure with failure
Sometimes people double down on a mistake to make it appear correct. It's human nature.The Daily Circuit, July 30, 2013
- Food trucks, skyway restaurants struggle to coexist
Three downtown Minneapolis skyway eateries have closed this month, perhaps due to competition from food trucks on the streets below.The Daily Circuit, July 28, 2013
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