iOS app Android app

Things You Need to Know Today

Obama's Big Bet

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

Thing One: Sexy Sexy Economic Sex: We should put a brown wrapper around this blog post today, or do an age check or something, because this is going t...

Blame Ben: Seven And A Half Things To Know

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.29.2012 | Business

Leap Day comes along only once every four years, but you need to know seven and a half things every day. Here's your daily allotment: Thing One: Al...

Corporations Are People, But Only Sometimes: Seven And A Half Things To Know

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

One is the loneliest number that you'll ever do. Seven and a half, on the other hand, is a far friendlier number, and it's the number of things you ne...

Obama's Revenge: Seven And A Half Things

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

In the year 2525, you will still need to know only seven and a half things each day. Here they are: Thing One: Great-Like Expectations: You may hav...

Gas Price Blame Game: Seven And A Half Things To Know

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.24.2012 | Business

You haul sixteen tons, and what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt. You know seven and a half things, though, and you're set for the day...

Google Goggles: Seven And A Half Things To Know

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

There are 17 different things a guy can do when he lies to give him away, but there are only seven and a half things you need to know today. Here they...

Cracking The Tax Code: Seven And A Half Things To Know

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.22.2012 | Business

Thing One: Cracking The Tax Code: President Obama will try to swipe the political football away from his GOP rivals today by proposing a tax cut for c...

Greece's Moment Of Truthiness: Seven And A Half Things To Know

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.21.2012 | Business

Thing One: Greece's Moment Of Truthiness: Well, it's all over, folks. That whole Greek-debt thing. All solved. While you were opening gifts under your...

Come On In, Suckers, The Stock Market's Fine: Seven And A Half Things To Know

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.17.2012 | Business

What do we want? The seven and a half things we need to know today. When do we want it? Now. Here they are: Thing One: Dow 36,000 Here We Come: Let...

Seven And A Half Things To Know: The Totally Successful Bailout Mitt Romney Hates

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.16.2012 | Business

It takes two to make a thing go right. It takes two to make it outta sight. But it takes seven and a half things to know what you need to know today. ...

Seven And A Half Things To Know: China's European Pledge, No Oil For You, Fresh Linsanity

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

Six hundred and sixty six is the number of The Beast, but seven and a half is the number of things you need to know today. Here you are: Thing One:...

Seven And A Half Things To Know: $4 Gasoline, Big Apple, Bad Valentine's Gifts

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business

I've got two tickets to paradise and seven and a half things you need to know today. Here they are: Thing One: Moody's European Blues: With all the...

Seven And A Half Things To Know: Volcker Monday, Zombie Bank Accounts and Billboard Houses

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business

There are a million stories in the naked city, but only seven and a half things you need to know today. Here they are: Thing One: Greece On Fir...

Seven And A Half Things To Know: Income Gap, Whining Wall Street, Charlie Bit The Interwebs

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

Eight days a week are not enough to show I care, but seven and a half things are all you need to know today. Here they are: Thing One: Income I...

Seven And A Half Things To Know: Bank Mortgage Blues, Buffett On Gold Bugs, Zuckerberg's 'Like' Problem

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

I got 99 problems, but Seven And A Half Things ain't one. Here are the seven and a half things you need to know today: Thing One: Mighty Mega M...

Seven And A Half Things: Fracking, Food Fights And Mr. Roboto

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.08.2012 | Business

You may need seventeen muscles to smile, but you only need seven and a half things to know today. Here they are: Thing One: Fracking Our Way to...