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Dec 14, 2012 4:21PM on InvestingBy Bruce Kennedy

Despite some political and economic hurdles, more communities are reviving intercity rail links or making plans for new ones.

Dec 12, 2012 4:28PM on InvestingBy Kim Peterson

The newly elected US Senator has pushed for more banking regulation for years. She gets new power with this seat.

Tags: Politics
Dec 12, 2012 11:53AM on InvestingBy Charley Blaine

The central bank will buy more bonds to keep interest rates at ultra-low levels until unemployment drops below 6.5%. A goal is to try to offset any fiscal cliff effects. Stocks churn higher, then fade.

Dec 11, 2012 11:42PM on InvestingBy Bruce Kennedy

The controversy over new legislation in Michigan is drawing new attention to these statutes and their impact on unions and businesses.

Dec 11, 2012 3:59PM on InvestingBy Jason Notte

The state's governor is expected to sign union dues legislation after President Obama derides it as 'right to work for less money.'

Dec 10, 2012 10:26PM on InvestingBy Kim Peterson

It's unclear what's triggering the recent plunge in shares of Smith & Wesson and Sturm Ruger. We may be seeing a correction after a runup around the presidential election.

Dec 10, 2012 1:47PM on InvestingBy Jonathan Berr

Newark's mayor laments the difficulty of finding healthy food while on assistance. He's also using the issue to jumpstart a promising political career.

Dec 6, 2012 1:24PM on InvestingBy Charley Blaine

A darling of the tea party, Jim DeMint will become head of the Heritage Foundation. He plans to use the position to push for a more conservative government. His departure may help get a budget deal done.

Tags: Politics

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