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Gretchen Morgenson, co-author of the book "Reckless Endangerment," discusses the role housing and real estate played in the financial crisis.
Contrary to expectations, the government didn't revise first quarter growth up from 1.8 percent. Weak consumer spending and factory output mutes the outlook.
Except the ideas in the GOP proposal aren't new. One is lowering taxes across the board to 25 percent. We've had tax cuts before, so does the theory that they create jobs match reality?
In a move to bring back local advertisers, daily papers like the Boston Globe have created their own group-buying sites to compete with Groupon and LivingSocial.
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