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Central banks make dollars available to ease European crisis

Sep 15, 2011
Five central banks across the globe will allow European banks to access U.S. dollars for three months, in the hopes that it will stifle any further economic downward spiral.
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The world's central banks join together to combat tough economy

Sep 15, 2011
The Federal Reserve and other major central banks across the globe are taking steps to improve the economic situation in Europe.
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Geithner, U.S. hope to work with Europe to turn economy around

Sep 15, 2011
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner heads to Europe tomorrow to discuss the ongoing debt crisis with E.U. finance ministers. But will he, and the U.S., be able to make a difference?
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U.S. and Europe must work together to spur growth

Sep 15, 2011
Economic growth in Europe is predicted to slow for the rest of 2011, which is certain to make an economic impact in the U.S. Marketplace's David Gura tells us why leaders must work together to prevent that.
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Why you should care about Greece's potential default

Sep 14, 2011
If European countries aren't able to repay loans, it affects Americans in a variety of ways, from the value of the dollar to the worth of our investment funds.
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European debt problems have been brewing for months

Sep 14, 2011
The debt crisis worsens in Greece and experts fear it could turn into the next Lehman Brothers. But others think we might be jumping the gun, and that we aren't as unprepared this time around.
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Over 46 million Americans live below poverty level

Sep 13, 2011
President Obama continues to push his jobs plan through Congress this week at a time when the number of Americans living below the poverty level is an all-time high.
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Poverty numbers climb

Sep 13, 2011
New census numbers say record number of Americans live below the poverty line.
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Economist: We haven't seen a situation like this since WWII

Sep 12, 2011
Are things really as bad as so many people are saying? We speak to Nobel Prize-winning economist Peter Diamond about bipartisanship, housing, and when a recovery could come.
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How the Greek debt crisis can hurt hiring in the U.S.

Sep 12, 2011
In a global economy, the Greek crisis will affect the far reaches of business and finance, including the U.S. job market.
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