Michael Koretzky

Michael Koretzky

Journalism is a profession of highs and lows. I've covered the 1988 Democratic and Republican national conventions, two space shuttle launches and one landing, and a jazz festival in Istanbul. Then again, shock rocker Marilyn Manson threatened to kill me, Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell called me an idiot, and Larry King told me my fly was down.

Money in a Minute: Headlines From Around the Web

In today’s news: The economy is still dragging, foreclosures are becoming hot deals, Microsoft will finally challenge the iPad, the Supreme Court rules on hiring illegal immigrants, and Maine is older than Florida.

Money in a Minute: Headlines From Around the Web

In today’s news: Banks are joining forces to make it easier to access your money, dark meat is getting popular, new cars get new labels, orders for durable goods weren’t so durable last month, and Mark Haines dies.

Money in a Minute: Headlines From Around the Web 2

In today’s news: New home sales defy the experts, the U.S. is not the best place to live, oil speculators get arrested, coffee prices are going the way of oil prices, and your next car might have a “black box.”

Wrapping Your Mind Around a Trillion Dollars

These days Congress is talking about raising our debt ceiling to accommodate our 14 trillion dollar debt. But just how much is a trillion dollars? You’ll be amazed at just what it could buy.

Money in a Minute: Headlines From Around the Web

In today’s news: More tornadoes in the Midwest, gas prices are still slowly descending, Toyota doesn’t listen to anyone, a nasty fight is brewing over consumer protection, and IBM bests Microsoft.

Money in a Minute: Headlines From Around the Web

In today’s news: Raising the debt ceiling might not happen till the end of summer, states are cutting back unemployment benefits, small businesses are failing faster in some states than others, boating is riding a wave, and some tax refunds are delayed.