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Job Growth Slowed In March, Survey Signals

The privately produced ADP National Employment Report showed less job growth than economists expected. On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its data.

What Does Prime Minister's Return Mean For North Korea's Economy?

In recent weeks, we've heard a lot of threats from North Korea. Yet we know little about their leadership when it comes to domestic policy. For a window into what changes might be like, David Greene talks to North Korean expert Marcus Noland, director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Published Travel Books Move To Internet Only

In a digital age, the old-fashion travel guide book may seem outdated. But some say there are still reasons to rely on a book for travel recommendations. David Greene talks to Ina Fried, senior editor at at, and Hanya Yanagihara, editor at large for Conde Nast Traveler.

In South Jersey, New Options For Primary Care Are Slow To Take Hold

Residents of an apartment building in Camden, N.J., racked up more than $1 million a year in hospital admissions and trips to the ER over about a decade. In response, a community group opened a doctor's office on the ground floor. But at first, residents weren't as eager to go as doctors had hoped.

H-1B Visa Applications As An Economic Indicator

The demand from American companies for highly skilled immigrants seems to be up this year. And that could mean something is about to change for the overall economy.

No April Fool's Joke: Samoa Air Charges Passengers By Weight

The airline says it's a fairer system that saves some passengers money. The news comes just days after an economist in Norway argued that charging passengers by weight would benefit them in the long run.
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Adam Grant: "Give and Take"

A Wharton school professor re-examines what it takes to succeed and finds many misconceptions. What we can learn from people who are both extremely giving and extremely successful.


In Spain, A Mattress That Lets Your Money Rest Easy

A bed company is selling a mattress that has an armored safe hidden in one end for people who may be wary of Spain's troubled banking system.