Economy Archive
22 June 2009, 05:22 AM ET
Last summer, many Americans stayed home. This summer, we might buy one.
16 June 2009, 09:00 AM ET
Variety is more than the spice of life. Recalling variety is the key to bringing back that loving feeling for old experiences that now bore us.
15 June 2009, 05:22 AM ET
A lot of folks are looking at working beyond traditional retirement age, but that's not all bad.
04 June 2009, 10:24 AM ET
Customers prefer them, and managers frequently hire and set pay based on customer preferences.
04 June 2009, 05:51 AM ET
The head of GM won't be executed, like he could have been in some parts of ancient Rome.
03 June 2009, 08:30 AM ET
About $155 billion was invested in 2008 in clean energy companies and projects worldwide.
02 June 2009, 05:41 AM ET
Capitalism is like evolution by natural selection, and it can be harsh.
21 May 2009, 04:51 AM ET
In times of crisis, women are more likely to take a shopping spree than in normal times.
08 May 2009, 09:33 AM ET
Getting fired or laid off can lead to health problems, even if you find a new job.
26 March 2009, 06:04 AM ET
With gold prices over $900 and jobs scarce, a new gold rush is on.
19 March 2009, 10:43 AM ET
A NYC-based zoo agency has released a video starring a porcupine to convince state legislators to fully fund zoos in 2010.
16 March 2009, 01:00 PM ET
Portfolio approach prevents loss aversion that results from looking at choices individually.
19 February 2009, 11:36 AM ET
Tighter budgets mean fewer trips to the beach and less chances to get bit by a shark.
02 February 2009, 05:19 AM ET
The murder-suicides of a family in Ohio and another in California might be the tip of the iceberg.
28 January 2009, 11:14 AM ET
Holdren, Chu, Browner and other officials have a lot on their shoulders.
21 January 2009, 11:57 AM ET
The new president promises to tackle global warming. It possible? Necessary?
21 January 2009, 11:38 AM ET
It's more true than ever — to college will increase your income, a sociologist says.
12 January 2009, 07:08 AM ET
The sour economy could get you a speeding ticket.
31 December 2008, 07:34 AM ET
Many of us would now like to look ahead to what we hope will be better times.
16 December 2008, 06:24 AM ET
Finance guru Bernard Madoff has allegedly admitted to the largest investment fraud in history. Charles Ponzi would be proud.
15 December 2008, 12:18 PM ET
For all the talk about change, everything old seemed oddly new again in 2008.
10 December 2008, 03:21 AM ET
Maxed-out credit cards are one way guys lure in the ladies.
04 December 2008, 09:03 AM ET
Fearing punishment, freeloaders contribute to society.
26 November 2008, 07:14 AM ET
Bargain-hunting in current economic climate could force stores to lower prices more.
21 November 2008, 09:47 AM ET
Virtual economies in games can provide lessons on the patterns of free markets and unfettered capitalism.
11 November 2008, 07:55 AM ET
Feed for beef and chicken comes from corn, as does corn oil used in fast food.
30 October 2008, 08:13 PM ET
In the darkness of the strange holiday of Halloween, five myths and urban legends can be debunked.
17 October 2008, 06:29 AM ET
We had some folks over to play Monopoly, but then the bottom fell out of the game.
17 October 2008, 05:37 AM ET
Economic theory is revealing how information flows through the brain
14 October 2008, 01:43 PM ET
With tax credits and the credit crunch, the renewable energy market is being pulled in two directions.
14 October 2008, 05:05 AM ET
The global financial crisis of 2008 comes as no great surprise to people who study human behavior and decision-making.
11 October 2008, 07:44 AM ET
Most Americans believe the current financial crisis poses a greater threat than terrorism.
10 October 2008, 08:33 AM ET
At the very least, world power is likely to be share more, analysts say.
10 October 2008, 06:05 AM ET
Suicide does not go up in hard times. But people stress out and eat badly.
09 October 2008, 11:32 AM ET
Richard Leakey warns that science funding could dry up in current economic crisis.
07 October 2008, 12:48 PM ET
Narcissists are the most likely leaders.