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Friday, March 28, 2014
Friday, March 14, 2014
The European Union wants U.S. cheese makers to stop calling their Parmesan cheese Parmesan cheese, the AP reports. According to the Europeans, only cheese called Parmesan should come from Parma, Italy. Also: If it doesn't come from Greece, it's not feta.
The Europeans have been making their cheese ...
Monday, February 24, 2014
In 1974, federal taxes were equal to about a sixth of the U.S. economy. In 2013, after decades of heated debate, federal taxes were equal to ... about a sixth of the economy.
In the early '70s, federal spending was about a fifth of the economy. The same was true ...
Monday, February 03, 2014
Our recent post about more people buying homes with cash got us wondering about international buyers in the U.S. housing market. Here are a couple surprising facts about who else is buying homes in the U.S. and how they are paying for them:
1. International sales only account for ...
Friday, January 24, 2014
More and more people are buying homes with pure cash. In December, all-cash purchases accounted for 42.1 percent of all U.S. residential sales, according to the latest report from RealtyTrac, a company that collects and analyzes housing data.
There are a few things driving this. Last summer, interest ...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Inflation is very low: Prices rose 1.5 percent last year, according to the consumer price index report released this morning.
But when you dig into the numbers, you see some notable price swings. Here are a few that caught our eye for different reasons.
The price of bacon ...