Econ 101: January 24, 2013
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The economic recovery is favoring higher-educated workers. [CNN Money] A new report finds that 46 percent of American college students don’t graduate college within six years. [Huffington Post] The House bill to “suspend” the debt limit for three months will eventually lead to a $450 billion debt ceiling increase. [The Hill] House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) plans to release a corporate tax reform plan soon. [Reuters] The Eurozone economy looks like it will contract in the first quarter of 2013. [New York Times] Spain’s jobless rate has hit a record 26 percent. [Bloomberg] Emails reveal that Morgan Stanley traders peddled a toxic asset they derided privately as a “sh*tbag.” [Propublica]
Original author: Pat Garofalo
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