Posts by Michael Koretzky
Apr 08, 2011 - In today's news: An aftershock in Japan is felt in U.S. markets, a looming government shutdown won't save money, Americans aren't dropping their shopping, unemployment fell yet again, and the FCC wants you to roam on your phone.
Apr 07, 2011 - In today's news: The government may not be able to pay employees, the unemployment rate is down, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau needs protection from Republicans, solar energy heats up, and Toyota hybrids get help from Microsoft.
Apr 06, 2011 - In today's news: The federal government approaches the 11th hour of budget negotiations, Republicans want to cut even deeper, U.S. factories get work from Japan, baby boomers fret about retirement, and the Fed might hike interest rates.
Apr 05, 2011 - In today's news: The federal government is reaching a debt limit, McDonald's will go on a one-day hiring spree, oil prices reach yet another new high, bankruptcies reach a new low, and Citibank makes a change that helps customers, for a change.
Apr 04, 2011 - In today's news: CEOs are making more, employees are not, small car sales are up, so are service jobs, and a new computer virus is spreading fast.
Apr 02, 2011 - Here are some interesting and amusing developments that the staff at Money Talks was talking about this week, but never got around to writing about...
Apr 01, 2011 - In today's news: The Dow Jones does its best of the millennium, there's a double shot of good economic news, not-so-good news in home sales, meat is costing more, and healthcare costs for seniors may be dropping soon.
Mar 31, 2011 - In today's news: Bank bailout rakes in the cash, American Airlines cancels flights to Japan, CEOs say they're hiring again, Congress is taking a swipe at consumer interests, and Amazon puts its head in the cloud.
Mar 30, 2011 - In today's news: The federal government's financial overhaul will cost nearly $1 billion, Super Bowl quarterbacks head to court, a bad smell leads to a Tylenol recall, the United States falls behind in clean-enery spending, and impostor scams keep climbing.
Mar 29, 2011 - In today's news: More bad auto news from Japan, Americans don't like either party's budget plans, Wal-Mart faces the biggest class-action lawsuit ever, consumer spending creeps up, and more homes are under contract.
Mar 28, 2011 - In today's news: Japan's disaster gets a dollar figure, debit rewards programs get a deadline, the stock market rallies, Aflac wants you to quack, and you can't get an iPad outside of America.
Mar 26, 2011 - Here are some interesting and amusing developments that the staff at Money Talks was talking about this week, but never got around to writing about. This week: our special crime edition.
Mar 25, 2011 - In today's news: Oil prices surge to 30-month high, new home sales hit an all-time low, medical marijuana is a smokin' business, a drought in Texas could rain on food prices, and the average American family lost more than 20 percent of their net worth between 2007 and 2009.
Mar 24, 2011 - In today's news: Toyota workers in America may lose work because of Japan's crisis, Google's plan for a free online library is temporarily foiled, high vegetable prices should come down soon, drug prices are skyrocketing, and Barnes & Noble can't find a buyer.
Mar 24, 2011 - Buying online isn't just about the websites you click on. Where you live affects both the price you pay and the time it takes to get the goods.