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Investors pull out of safe investment on news of bin Laden's death

May 2, 2011
The dollar is up, and gold, oil and other commodities are down on the news of Osama bin Laden's death. Adolfo Laurenti, deputy chief economist with Mesirow Financial in Chicago, explains.

Spending may get a boost from bin Laden death

May 2, 2011
As many celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden, some Americans plan to spend more freely. But others expect to reign in future spending in case of another attack.

Was bin Laden's death worth the cost?

May 2, 2011
Michael O'Hanlon, senior fellow for the Brookings Institution, analyzes Osama bin Laden's death and the budgetary toll on the U.S.