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Obama Asks Bankers to Act Responsibly


President Obama lashed out at Wall Street over reports that bank executives collected more than $18 billion in bonuses last year, while some of their…read more

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Is Corn Ethanol Good or Bad?


While some politicians and environmentalists believe that “biofuels” like corn ethanol could lower America’s dependence on foreign oil, others argue that ethanol actually costs energy…read more


High Tech Takes Hard Hits


As the economy continues to fumble, once infallible high tech firms are also proving they are affected by the market. This week Microsoft and Intel…read more

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When Is This Recession Going to End?


Next month, next year, next decade? Americans are anxiously asking when the economic downturn with its job losses and bad news is going to end.…read more


Economists Explain How They Missed Warnings


Some of the nation’s brightest economists failed to predict the foreclosure crisis and economic recession that followed. In this video, Economics Correspondent Paul Solman attends…read more

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