May 17, 2013 — Demand increased recently, leading to widespread shortages. An economics textbook would say ammo sellers should have raised prices rather than have empty shelves. But that hasn't happened.
May 15, 2013 — Poachers kill rhinos for their horns. Some economists think legalizing the horns could save the rhinos.
May 14, 2013 — Over the past decade, 39,000 people have come forward to tell the government they've been hiding money overseas. Here's what they tell us about offshore money.
May 10, 2013 — Like people in other countries that have gone through economic turmoil, people in Myanmar want U.S. dollars that look like they just rolled off the presses.
May 9, 2013 — A young college grad asks an economist for advice.
Apr 26, 2013 — Chinese parents don't trust Chinese baby formula, so they pay a premium to have it shipped in from around the world.
Apr 26, 2013 — Candy makers and sugar farmers have been fighting for years in Congress. The sugar farmers are winning.
Apr 25, 2013 — The government is about to change the way it accounts for the economic value of music and movies.
Apr 16, 2013 — It's called a use tax. Accountants and tax lawyers are some of the only people who pay it.
Apr 12, 2013 — Intangible drilling costs! De minimis fringe! And other essential corners of the tax code, explained.