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2 Americans Win Nobel Economics Prize

Americans Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley won the Nobel economics prize Monday for their theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design.
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"Skirt Steak:" The Landscape For Female Chefs

What the kitchen looks like to female chefs who've broken down barriers and aspiring cooks who want to follow in their footsteps.


Do Chinese Tech Firms Pose U.S. Security Threat?

The U.S.-China economic relationship is under pressure again with allegations from the House Intelligence Committee that two top Chinese telecom firms are security threats. China responded by saying the report could damage relations with the U.S.

Remember The 14-Year-Old Who Bought A House? She Just Bought Another One

Willow Tufano's life over the past few months was sort of surreal. She got caught up in two dramas: America's housing market and America's media circus. Now she's trying to get her own reality show.

Remembering Andrew Brimmer, First Black On Federal Reserve's Board

A sharecropper's son, he was appointed to the central bank's board in 1966 and served into 1974. Brimmer went on to serve the nation in other ways, including as chairman of the Washington, D.C., Control Board.

Consumer Confidence Jumps To Pre-Recession Level, Survey Shows

The rise could spell good news for the economy if it means the crucial holiday shopping season will bring strong sales for retailers. It also might be an indicator of how voters will be feeling when they go to the polls.

Gangnam Style: Three Reasons K-Pop Is Taking Over The World

How Korea added pop music to its list of global exports.