Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his http://www.pbs.org/newshour/economy/makingsense/ ">Making Sen$e page. Here is Friday's "query": Name: Bob Comment: Ditch the stupid hat -- spoils your serious image!…

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We spent yesterday at the Occupy Wall St. site in lower Manhattan, a stone's throw from ground zero. For those of us old enough to remember such gatherings in the so-called Sixties ('64-'74), the similarities were striking: spontaneity, solidarity, earnestness,…

EmbedVideo(568, 514, 320); Watch 'Tracking Inflation: How Fast Are Prices Rising?' The email tale below refers to a story of ours on inflation from a while back in which MIT economics professor Roberto Rigobon explained that inflation was…

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