Photo and post by Elizabeth Shell. Recently, Puppet Underground and Occupy DC hosted a 'Roving Kabaret' ('K' as in K St., which is one of the locations where the organization has set up tent) of various theatrical troupes that…

Image by Fusion via Getty Images. Making Sen$e reporter/producer Elizabeth Shell files most of this post on Tuesday's Case-Shiller housing index. The punchline: housing prices declined in September -- not a good sign. Here's her summary of the data…

Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here's Monday's query: Name: Godwin Ohiwerei Question: Are we addicted to war? How come we never…

Trader at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Germany. Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images. The U.S. markets lie as still today as the birds on America's platters, but the same cannot be said for fluttering Europe, or anywhere else…

Paul Solman: Today's Making Sen$e post comes courtesy of the page's web chief, Elizabeth Shell. A majority of first-time working mothers are now receiving paid maternity leave -- a first since the government started tracking the data in the…

I've been saying the following to friends and colleagues for months now: In all my many years as a business and economics reporter, I have never seen a greater cognitive dissonance than in the current coverage of the U.S.

Paul Solman frequently answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here's Monday's query: Name: Aime Casavant Question: How does raising or lowering taxes affect the economy?…

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