Econ 101: March 19, 2012

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"Econ 101: March 19, 2012"

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  • More than 70 protesters were arrested Saturday in New York while marking the six-month anniversary of the beginning of Occupy Wall Street. [Politico]
  • No longer allowed to camp in Zuccotti Park, Occupiers are developing high-tech ways to plan for spring and summer protests. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Goldman Sachs must act on an editorial written by a former employee, a former partner at the firm says. [Bloomberg]
  • Apple will announce today what it will do with the nearly $100 billion it has in cash reserves. [New York Times]
  • There’s little evidence that rising gas prices sway votes in presidential elections. [CNBC]
  • IMF Chair Christine Lagarde warned against a “false sense of security” about the global economic recovery in the wake of the Greek debt deal. [Huffington Post]
  • Small business owners fear their exports will drop if Congress fails to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank. [Washington Post]
  • Wall Street jobs have the largest gender pay gap, according to 2010 Census data. [Bloomberg]
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