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Entries by Richard Barrington from 03/2012

Four Positive Trends That Haven't Helped Money Market Accounts

| Posted 03.07.2012 | Business

In the second week of February, money market rates slipped yet again, falling by one basis point to 0.14 percent. This happened despite at least four economic trends that suggest that interest rates should be rising rather than falling.

More U.S. Jobs Added in February

| Posted 03.19.2012 | Business

The U.S. economy added a net total of 227,000 jobs in February, continuing steady employment growth of previous months. However, no aspect of the economy operates in isolation, and there are two outside forces that could throw employment.

Best States to Make a Living 2012

| Posted 03.21.2012 | Business

Where is the best place to make a living? In today's tough economy, it's an especially relevant question. A recent CareerBuilder survey found that 44 percent of workers said they'd be willing to relocate for a job opportunity.

What Chinese Steel Means to U.S. Savers

| Posted 03.28.2012 | Business

Sometimes the world economy seems like a giant spider web: Touch one part and the vibrations are felt throughout the structure. So it is that slowing demand for steel in China could have an impact on U.S. savings accounts.