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October 19th, 2012
07:00 PM ET

Street musician lugs around 450-lb piano

From the redwood forest to the New York island, a traveling piano player beats the tough economy by doing what he loves.


Filed under: Alina Cho • Economy • Music
October 9th, 2012
06:20 PM ET

Wanted: Voters with foreclosed homes

Both political parties are rushing to find and re-register those who have been displaced by foreclosures.


Filed under: 2012 election • Deborah Feyerick • Economy • Voter registration
September 13th, 2012
07:43 PM ET

'Better off' poll shows partisan split

CNN's John King explains poll results on a key campaign question, which reveal a deep partisan divide on the economy.

RELATED STORY: CNN Poll: Are you better off than four years ago?


Filed under: Economy • John King • Magic Wall • polls
August 3rd, 2012
06:39 PM ET

Jobs numbers' role in pres. elections

CNN's Tom Foreman takes a look at the July jobs report and compares it to jobs numbers during election years in the past.


Filed under: 2012 election • Economy • Jobs • Tom Foreman
July 12th, 2012
11:02 AM ET

City workers' wages cut to minimum wage

Firefighters, police and other city workers have seen dramatic pay cuts in cash-strapped Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Economy • Pennsylvania
July 4th, 2012
06:29 PM ET

Cash-strapped towns canceling fireworks

Some cash-strapped U.S. towns are canceling 4th of July firework celebrations. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

Related video: Gotta Watch: Bizarre fireworks celebrations

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Filed under: Economy • Lisa Sylvester
July 4th, 2012
12:04 PM ET

CNN poll: America's view on economy

In a new CNN Poll, President Obama and Mitt Romney are in a dead heat on the number one issue with voters.

Related story: CNN Poll: Economic optimism jumping


Filed under: 2012 election • Barack Obama • Economy • Joe Johns • Mitt Romney • Politics • polls
June 26th, 2012
01:45 PM ET

Town has plenty of jobs, nowhere to live

CNN's Dan Lothian reports on a North Dakota town where jobs are plentiful, but living quarters are scarce.

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Filed under: Dan Lothian • Economy • Jobs • Oil
June 22nd, 2012
11:15 AM ET

Moody's bank downgrade: What it means

CNN's Ali Velshi talks to Wolf Blitzer about what it really means for account holders amid the recent Moody's downgrade.

RELATED STORY: Major banks downgraded by Moody's


Filed under: Economy • Europe • JPMorgan • Wall Street
June 12th, 2012
07:32 PM ET

Net worth drop due to housing market

CNN's Lisa Sylvester talks to a retired paramedic who struggles to make ends meet as family net worth drops.

RELATED STORY: Family net worth plummets nearly 40%

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Filed under: Economy • Lisa Sylvester
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