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Econ 101: February 6, 2012

By Pat Garofalo on February 6, 2012 at 8:00 am

"Econ 101: February 6, 2012"

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  • General Motors is setting its sights on making more than $10 billion a year. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Greece’s deadline to tell the EU whether it will accept the terms of a new bailout is today. [Reuters]
  • Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, and Wells Fargo have been sued by New York Attorney General Eric Schneidermann for their use of a mortgage database that may have led to improper foreclosures. [Bloomberg]
  • State officials face a deadline today for deciding whether to sign onto a foreclosure fraud settlement with the nation’s biggest banks. [New York Times]
  • Swiss banks are laying out their plans to respond to pressure from the U.S. to turn over tax evaders. [Associated Press]
  • How venture capital funding is flowing into K-12 education. [Education Week]
  • The Obama administration plans to nominate nominate Jeremiah Norton, a JP Morgan Chase executive and former Bush administration regulator, to the FDIC. [Wall Street Journal]
  • The UK looks to bridge its divide with the U.S. over bank regulation. [Financial Times]

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