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Young People Face Worst Job Market in 50 Years


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

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

Cyprus Bailout the Latest in Eurozone Woes


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

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

Bailout Saves Cyprus from Potential Bankruptcy Plunge


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


What is sequestration? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

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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The housing crisis: GDP, housing Bubble and recession – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Senior Economics Correspondent Paul Solman Subject(s) Economics, Math, Economic History Grade Level 9-12 Objective Help students understand the housing bubble and the current U.S.…read more


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