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Gold prices spike

Aug 10, 2011
Uncertainty in the economy is forcing the price of gold up. The Federal Reserve's pledge to keep interest rates near zero and investor distrust of hard currencies are also to blame.
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Dr. Phil says Americans need to 'get real' about the economy

Aug 10, 2011
Economists say one of their big concerns in consumer confidence. But how do you build confidence? The TV psychologist says he thinks Americans need to focus on the important things in life.
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Is there an upside to the downgrade?

Aug 9, 2011
With market volatility comes bargain-basement prices for stocks, a drop in oil prices and spike in the price of gold
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U.S. credit downgrade: Apocalypse now out in the markets?

Aug 8, 2011
New York bureau chief Heidi Moore discusses what S&P's downgrade was really about and how we are going to get substantive economic help out of what's going on
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S&P: U.S. credit worthiness remains very strong

Aug 8, 2011
Standard & Poor's global head of sovereign ratings David Beers comments on the ratings agency's decision to downgrade U.S. debt from AAA
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How the downgrade affects the national mindset

Aug 8, 2011
The downgrade to U.S. debt means the American ego will take a hit, and consumer spending relies heavily on how we all feel about the economic outlook
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Will the U.S. ever get its AAA rating back?

Aug 8, 2011
It will take a few years, and a whole lot of economic impacts, before we return to top-notch status
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The economic impact of the S&P downgrade

Aug 6, 2011
New York bureau chief Heidi Moore discusses what Standard & Poor's downgrade of America's credit rating will mean for consumers and whether it's time to panic.
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How locals saved a furniture company in Ohio

Aug 3, 2011
Three years ago, Norwalk Furniture was about to close for good. That didn't sit well with a dozen Ohio families, who now run the company
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Economic indicators are good...and bad

Aug 3, 2011
Are we spending or saving? What's behind the growth in auto sales? Are U.S. companies hiring or firing? Yes, depending on your perspective.
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