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Unpacking the Crypto Crash

If you tuned into this year’s Super Bowl, you likely saw a commercial featuring Larry David, mocking the advent of everything from forks to the light bulb, until a modern-day Larry eventually rejects the final “too good to be true” … read more

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Inflation 101: A Biz Kid Guide

For a word that makes headlines multiple times per day, “inflation” sure does have a wide variety of definitions. Merriam-Webster defines inflation this way: Putting the multi-purpose word’s associations with balloons or arrogance aside, the final definition is downright dense: … read more

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That Fickle, Fickle Stock Market

If you had been in a coma for seven years and turned on the news last week, you probably thought no time had passed at all. The stock market was falling hundreds of points, and images of traders, heads in … read more

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Kids on the economy

What do kids think about the current economic crisis?  CBS finds out: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4513512n