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Nobel Prize in economics goes to two Americans

Oct 10, 2011
Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims studied an issue central to our dilemma today: How government policies actually affect the real economy.
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Two Americans win Nobel Prize in economics

Oct 10, 2011
Two Americans who focus on the correlation of the global economy with government policy will share this year's Nobel Prize for economics.
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Are we in a recession?

Oct 10, 2011
How it is decided whether or not we're in a 'recession,' and if it matters at all what it's called.
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Chris Low: U.S. economy is 'being held hostage' by eurozone crisis

Oct 7, 2011
FTN Financial economist Chris Low says that the positive jobs report out today is contributing to a slightly better economic outlook in the U.S., but markets won't recover until the problems in Europe are solved.
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Where companies keep their cash

Oct 6, 2011
When companies talk of cash reserves, they're usually not referring to stacks of c-notes.
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The economy as seen on a bus ride down Sunset Blvd.

Oct 5, 2011
Kai Ryssdal rides a bus 26 miles through Los Angeles to see how the economy and our high unemployment rate is affecting everyday Americans.
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Julia Coronado: The TARP legacy and debit card fees

Oct 3, 2011
Julia Coronado, chief economist at BNP Paribas, shows how far we have come since 2008, and why more debit card fees are probably on the horizon.
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Chris Low: 'Income is what determines consumption'

Sep 30, 2011
Chris Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, is worried about the long term -- for income, for consumers, and for banks.
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Lessons learned from Michigan

Sep 30, 2011
Former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm talks about the state's tough struggles during the recession, and about the future ahead for America.
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Bernanke: We can learn from emerging economies

Sep 29, 2011
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke last night about the need for the U.S. to learn about financial responsibility from emerging economies. He also said such nations need to start thinking more globally.
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