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  • A 10-year-old explains how money works Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    A cute new video explains how money is created in our modern monetary system.

  • Hedge fund founder busted in prostitution sting Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 12:54 PM ET
    James Allan Bisenius

    The founder of a $3 billion hedge fund, Common Sense Investment Management, was arrested last week for soliciting prostitution.

  • Ronald Coase and the nature of shadow banking Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 12:52 PM ET
    Ronald Coase

    Coase, who died at the age of 102 on Labor Day, was one of the most influential economic thinkers of the past 100 years. So what can we learn about the financial crisis from him?

  • Here's a 'TIP': Time to get ready for inflation Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 12:12 PM ET

    In these times of market turbulence, might you consider an investment that offers 100 percent principal protection and a gain that could surpass 20 percent?

  • As President Obama goes...so goes the market? Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 11:28 AM ET

    These are not happy days for President Barack Obama. If history holds up, the misery in Washington could create misery on Wall Street.

  • Part-time gigs dominate America's jobs picture Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:41 AM ET

    While forecasters expect Friday's jobs report to reflect gains, jobs growth has been weighted toward part-time positions. Without better policies, jobs creation will not pick up.

  • The NFL's game plan for small business Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:34 AM ET

    The new football season can serve as a great source of inspiration not just for the couch potatoes of the nation, but for small-business owners as well.

  • Morning six-pack: What we're reading Wednesday Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 8:27 AM ET
    Timothy Geithner

    Happy Wednesday. It's chilly out here in the East, so we've brewed up a hot toddy six-pack to warm us all up:

  • Syria, not economy, will dominate G20 summit Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 10:32 PM ET
    The Group of 20 advanced and emerging nations summit is scheduled on September 5 and 6 in Russia's second city of Saint Petersburg.

    The G20 summit in Russia will be overshadowed by a bombing of Syria without the authorization of the United Nations Security Council.

  • Take August auto numbers with a grain of salt Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    Ultimately, many on Wall Street will combine August and September, look at the combined sales rate and then compare it against the SAAR from earlier this year.

  • Microsoft and Nokia are both dumb about phones Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 2:38 PM ET

    The acquisition of Nokia's device business by Microsoft makes sense economically but it might not do much to help Microsoft compete in the smartphone market.

  • September: A month of concerns, market worries Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    Struggling with threat of an attack on Syria, the market finished August lower. Was this a harbinger of things to come? Investors have much to consider during the coming weeks.

  • 'Bad breadth': 11 scary headwinds for investors Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    The stocks that are holding up well are the ones that interest me the most. But now investors have to work harder to find them.

  • Those crazy Bloomberg headlines might be gone soon Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 12:47 PM ET
    Bloomberg computer terminal at the NYSE.

    Anyone with a Bloomberg terminal has seen them: Those oddball headlines that can't seem to make sense to anyone. Their days, though, may be numbered.

  • Larry Summers and the closing of the Obama mind Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 11:44 AM ET
    Lawrence Summers

    The president's economic advisers uniformly support the nomination of Larry Summers as the next Fed chair.

  • Risk on: Investors ignore August declines Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 11:19 AM ET

    The 4.2 percent pullback off the Aug. 2 high came on the backs of not the riskiest sectors but rather those considered the safest.

  • Home prices push past rising rates, says report Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 9:28 AM ET

    Home prices are trending higher in part due to fewer distressed properties for sale, as rates climb on expectations the Fed will taper investments in mortgage-backed securities.

  • Morning six-pack: What we're reading Tuesday Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 8:49 AM ET

    Happy Tuesday-though-it-feels-like-a-Monday. Face it, summer's over. Deal.

  • Where's gold headed? Watch silver Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 4:17 AM ET

    Where is the gold price going? It's a simple matter of following the S. That's S for silver, not Syria. Traders who followed silver had clear warning of how gold would behave.

  • Emerging market slide: A stark reminder of risks Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    The most recent falls in EM stock markets remind us that these economies remain a volatile play for external investors and, far from being any sort of risk diversification investment, closely correlated with developed economy fortunes, writes Moorad Choudhry.

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