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  • Quiz: How much do you know about the federal budget cuts?
    Quiz: How much do you know about the federal budget cuts?

    Well, it happened. The automatic spending cuts that weren't supposed to ever occur are finally starting after the White House and Congress failed to reach agreement on an alternative.

  • Quiz: How much do you know about the Corvette?
    Quiz: How much do you know about the Corvette?

    General Motors introduced the seventh generation of its Chevrolet Corvette at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January.  The 2014 Corvette, with its distinctive styling and an engine that can take the vehicle from zero to 60 mph in less than four seconds, was the most...

  • Quiz: Test your knowledge about the debt limit
    Quiz: Test your knowledge about the debt limit

    The White House and Congress are battling over raising the nation’s debt limit, which is the statutory ceiling on federal borrowing. The law prohibits the government from exceeding the limit, but the Treasury Department can use accounting maneuvers to stave off a default temporarily after...

  • Quiz: How much do you know about the stock market?
    Quiz: How much do you know about the stock market?

    Despite a lukewarm economy and lackluster job market, the Dow Jones industrial average is closing in on a new all-time high, surpassing its last peak of 14,164. Test your knowledge of the stock market.

  • Quiz: How well do you remember 2012?
    Quiz: How well do you remember 2012?

    How well did you pay attention to business news in 2012? Take our quiz to test your knowledge of some of the biggest stories of the year in technology, entertainment and the economy.

  • Quiz: How much do you know about California's economy?
    Quiz: How much do you know about California's economy?

    California officials boast the Golden State has the ninth-largest economy in the world, with the equivalent of a gross domestic product in 2011 of $1.95 trillion.

  • Quiz: Test your healthcare knowledge
    Quiz: Test your healthcare knowledge

    Healthcare costs continue to climb, putting pressure on employers and consumers in a sputtering economy. In the past decade, U.S. health premiums have shot up 97%, three times as fast as wages and inflation nationwide, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Test your knowledge of...

  • Quiz: How well do you know fast food?
    Quiz: How well do you know fast food?

    Regularly chowing down on burgers and fries does not a fast-food expert make. The quick-service industry is crowded, complex and constantly evolving. In recent years, it’s made its buildings more sleek, its menus more healthful and its marketing more mature (for the most part). How well have...

  • Quiz: Do you know your premium jeans?
    Quiz: Do you know your premium jeans?

    Southern California is the home of high-priced luxury denim manufacturers. Designers flock here for the denim laundries and experienced craftsmen who can guarantee that a $600 pair of jeans will fit your hips and rear end just so (whether that justifies the price is another matter entirely)....

  • Quiz: How much do you know about mortgages?
    Quiz: How much do you know about mortgages?

    Mortgages are the traditional key to U.S. homeownership. But a multitude of risky home loans, many of them made without documenting borrowers’ incomes, dashed the dreams of millions of Americans as the housing bubble burst, sending shock waves of foreclosures across the country. In reaction,...

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