February 29, 2012 If you follow the flow of money around the world, you might be surprised to find that the central node of global finance is London, not New York.
February 22, 2012 There are a number of professions in which workers are paid with a figurative lottery ticket.
February 15, 2012 Contrary to popular belief, the revival of craft manufacturing isn't just a fad for Brooklyn hipsters.
February 8, 2012 The Dow is the most frequently checked and cited proxy of U.S. economic health. It's also one of the worst measures out there.
Nouriel Roubini, alias, "Dr. Doom."
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February 1, 2012 For nearly a decade, it turns out, the most accurate economic forecasts have come from the fringe. We should listen to them.
January 30, 2012 David Boaz, who was recently cited in Adam Davidson's Times Magazine column, offers a clarification of his views on the US housing bubble.
January 25, 2012 America and China were supposed to make each other richer. Most of us are still waiting.
January 18, 2012 The new division in the U.S. economy is between a mobile class and an immobile one.
January 11, 2012 Perhaps the best way to really appreciate what Wall Street does is to imagine life without it.
People wait in line at a government employment office in Madrid.
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January 4, 2012 Europe has been experiencing an economic crisis for longer than you thought.
December 28, 2011 China's decade-long rise from a non-player in research and development to the world's second largest spender poses a serious threat.
Team USA nail polish
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December 14, 2011 When the economy is in bad shape, women buy more nail polish. And sales are high right now.
"Failure is as important to healthy capitalism as success."
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December 7, 2011 Adam Davidson explains why we should celebrate day-traders and hedge funds, even when they fail.
November 30, 2011 In our latest column for the New York Times Magazine, Adam Davidson and the Planet Money team explain what's wrong with Europe.
November 16, 2011 In the recent recession, solid Black Fridays have been followed by lousy sales once the special offers went away.
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