Originally published on Fri March 7, 2014 9:14 am
The nation's unemployment rate edged up to 6.7 percent in February from 6.6 percent the month before, but employers added more jobs than expected, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.
According to BLS, the number of jobs on public and private payrolls grew by 175,000 last month — about 25,000 more than economists had expected.
Originally published on Thu February 20, 2014 7:23 am
After reading Christopher Leonard's The Meat Racket, a broadside against the contract-farming system, I decided to take a closer look at it.
I drove to North Carolina and ended up in the kind of place that supplies practically all of our chickens: a metal-sided, 500-foot-long structure near the town of Fairmont.
Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 12:38 pm
Christopher Leonard's new exposé on the chicken industry, The Meat Racket, doesn't devote much ink to the physical object on our plate, the chicken meat itself.
Metro Denver has jumped to No. 6 in Forbes' annual ranking of the 20 fastest growing cities in the nation.
That's up from No.16 in 2013.
Recently I set out to obtain some Bitcoin. It took seven days for my purchased fraction of the virtual and decentralized currency to arrive in my Coinbase wallet.
Now, finally, comes the fun part: spending it.