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Are Big Banks Good for the Economy?

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The Obama administration is trying to rein in the activities of big banks and corporations that engaged in the risky trading that helped bring about…read more

Economics

Obama’s New Budget Raises Eyebrows

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President Obama proposed a record $3.8 trillion budget this week, which would increase spending for education and increase taxes on the wealthy but would also…read more

Economics

State of the Union

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Declaring “I don’t quit,” President Obama addressed a range of issues, including the economy, foreign policy and health care, during his State of the Union…read more

Economics

Making Sense of the Real Estate Market

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As part of his ongoing series on Making Sense of the economy, NewsHour correspondent Paul Solman tours real estate in Atlanta, Ga., talking to experts…read more

Economics

What Issues Drove Brown’s Surprise Victory?

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Senator-elect Scott Brown led the Republican Party to a surprise victory in Massachusetts this week, dealing a devastating blow to President Obama and the Democrat’s…read more

Economics

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