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Wednesday, June 19, 2013 3:00pmThe Fed kept its stimulus flowing -- for now. Meanwhile, Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Mary Jo White is pushing for more admissions of wrongdoing in cases of widespread harm to investors. Is there an economic cost to admitting guilt? Finally, what do you get when you cross NBA basketball with Obamacare?
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 3:00pmAs many as 200,000 people have marched through Brazil's major cities protesting economic imbalances. The Kremlinology of Ben Bernanke. And what Jay-Z’s deal to offer his new album to every new Samsung customer and what it says about the future of music distribution.
Monday, June 17, 2013 3:00pmAmerican Airlines plans to make coach seats thinner and adjust legroom in the economy section. How much is an inch worth, to both parties? How much more money with American Airlines make from the move? And will passengers be more willing to pay for upgraded seats? Also, how the NSA surveillance story may be a harbinger about the future of the internet.
Friday, June 14, 2013 3:00pmHappy Birthday -- to copyright? Documentary filmmaker Jennifer Nelson is challenging the copyright to the happy birthday song after being asked to pay $1,500 to use the tune in her film. And we wrap up our series on the consumer economy by looking at opportunity cost and the value of things.
Friday, June 14, 2013 2:18pmEvery once in a while we like to take a step back and look at the big picture. This week, the Sustainability desk did just that with "Consumed."