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Young People Face Worst Job Market in 50 Years

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Young people in the U.S. are experiencing more difficulties starting their careers than at any time in the last 50 years. This comes despite a…read more

Economics
Protesters in Cyprus rally against government plans to seize individual bank deposits.

Cyprus Bailout the Latest in Eurozone Woes

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Published March 28, 2013 A solution was reached Monday, March 25, to avert a large-scale banking crisis that has overtaken the small island nation of…read more

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Cyprus is a small island nation in the Mediterranean. Picture via Flickr user Christopher Rose

Bailout Saves Cyprus from Potential Bankruptcy Plunge

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Click here to download video The country of Cyprus avoided bankruptcy yesterday after it agreed to terms for a financial bailout from its partners in…read more

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What is Sequestration?

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Subject(s): Economics, U.S. Estimated Time: One 45-minute class period Grade Level: 10-12th Objective: Students Will: Learn the definition of sequestration. Learn about government budgets, spending…read more

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John Boehner (R-OH) took the stage after President Obama's reelection was announced to say that he and House Republicans were prepared to work with the President to find a compromise before the January 1 "fiscal cliff".

What is the “Fiscal Cliff” and Should We Fear it?

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Now that the American people have decided to give President Barack Obama another four years, lawmakers have less than two months to avoid the “fiscal…read more

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