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What will happen to America when we're no longer No. 1?

Jun 30, 2011
Reporter Heidi Moore discusses what people are talking about at the Aspen Ideas Festival and why unemployment is so devastating for the U.S.
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Recalculating the Consumer Price Index

Jun 30, 2011
The government uses the CPI to measure inflation and set benefits and taxes. Some lawmakers are thinking about a different formula that would lower benefits and save money.
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The status of the economic recovery, and what's to come

Jun 30, 2011
An agreement seems to be pending on the debt ceiling. How else is the U.S. economy continuing to heal? The <em>New York Times</em>' David Leonhardt and Joe Nocera offer their views.
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The role of manufacturing in the economic recovery

Jun 24, 2011
Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, discusses President Obama's $500 million pledge to jump start manufacturing jobs, and how manufacturing plays into the U.S.'s economic expansion.
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Nearing the end of a 'once-in-a-generation' recession

Jun 24, 2011
Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large at CBS/MoneyWatch, takes a look at today's finalized GDP numbers for the first quarter, and gives us some good economic news.
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The slowing economy changes debt-ceiling talks

Jun 23, 2011
Increasing signs that the U.S. economy is stalling are strengthening talk that the government has to help create jobs, not just cut spending.
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What economic factor is keeping the U.S. from better growth?

Jun 20, 2011
Julia Coronado, chief economist at the investment bank BNP Paribas, explains which of the world's leading economic stories is weighing most heavily on the U.S.'s fiscal growth.
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It's not the Greek debt that's holding things back, it's everything else

Jun 17, 2011
Jill Schlesinger, editor at large at CBS/MoneyWatch, explains what the fiscal landscape would look like if the Greek debt crisis was addressed this weekend.
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Inflation is on the rise, but many experts aren't worried

Jun 15, 2011
The Consumer Price Index can be confusing. Will the latest numbers add up to healthy economic growth, or something as serious as stagflation?
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Wholesale prices rise at slower pace in May

Jun 14, 2011
Wholesale prices rose at the slowest pace in 10 months in May, as food costs fell and gas prices rose. Juli Niemann, from Smith Moore and Co., explains.
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