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The Federal Reserve bought 85 percent of new Treasury bonds as it pumped money into the economy.
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.
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.
Marketplace for June 30, 2011